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Clinical Nurse Manager

Job Reference: 363-LB4813-A

East London NHS Foundation Trust
£33,222 to £43,041 pa

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

Luton mental health service invites a skilled and conscientious leaders to apply for the post of clinical nurse manager on a busy 20 bedded male adult acute ward. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate sound and progressive leadership skills. This is an ideal opportunity for a suitably experienced band 6 nurse or an existing band 7.

Onyx ward provides high quality person centred care to adults of working age with mental health needs. The successful candidate will need to be passionate about providing compassionate care and must be efficient and well organised. They will need to be good role models, have excellent communication skills, and be able to work with this vulnerable patient group and support carers in time of distress. They will need to demonstrate knowledge and skills of caring for both the physical and mental health needs of this group, and to be able to ensure that staff are providing care to the expected standard.


At Onyx, we take pride in our commitment to the provision of person centred care and delivering a positive experience for both our patients and carers during admission. We are motivated to improve quality at all times and welcome innovative and creative ideas and ways of working to enhance patient, carer and staff experience. Knowledge and experience of working within Quality Improvement frameworks will be an asset.


We encourage and invest in individuals personal and professional development with training and support.


If you feel this is an opportunity that interests you or you would like more information please contact us for further information.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2018. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients. This Trust is clinician-led, and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services.

We have set ourselves the mission to improve the quality of life of all we serve, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

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Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire, Luton and psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond.

It is recommended you apply for the post as soon as possible as adverts may close earlier if there is a high response.

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If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. You must provide professional email addresses for all referees as we will contact them as soon as an offer has been made. Please note we do not request references prior to interviews.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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