Roehampton - Nurse Team Leader - London

16 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Site or Unit :Huntercombe Hospital RoehamptonAddress :Holybourne Avenue London SW15 4JDContracted Weekly Hours : 37.625 Hours per weekThe Huntercombe Hospital Roehampton is a 39 bedded purpose-built psychiatric intensive care unit in South West London. The hospital provides a secure and safe, gender-specific environment for adults who have suffered an acute deterioration or relapse in their mental wellbeing. The hospital is located just off the A306 in Roehampton, 4 miles from Richmond and 9 miles from central London. We employ staff in a variety of different roles and provide ongoing support with comprehensive training, learning and development opportunities.We specialise in providing intensive and bespoke, individualised treatment plans and accept those with multiple diagnoses, complex health needs and challenging behaviours from across the country who are detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 (2007). We currently have over 150 employees and we have a low turnover of staff. The hospital is ideally situated on local bus routes and close to main line train stations. The amenities within the area include an ASDA supermarket and local shopping facilities. The hospital is situated next to the beautiful National Nature Reserve, Richmond Park. The convenient location of the hospital offers easy access on the bus to Central London. The hospital benefits from the following facilities, gym, therapy kitchen, OT garden, outdoor sports area and learning skills/Art room.As a Nurse Team Leader (RMN) working in our Adult Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities PICU/Acute Service, your main duties will be:-. Supervise and lead in the person's care and to plan, implement and evaluate their care plans with the staff involved in their care delivery. Work with the Senior Team to ensure occupancy levels are achieved and maintained. Take a leadership role in implementing change as required. Identify their care needs in conjunction with the person, their family and the team. Promote high standards of nursing care for you and your team, by ensuring all staff are supervised appropriately and the shift runs in a smooth efficient manner . Ensure effective communication systems are established and maintained between clients, families, staff and external agencies . Work closely with the Deputy Manager in the identification and recruitment of new staff. Work collaboratively with the team through effective leadership and motivational skills . Contribute in clinical reviews and nursing reviews ensuring accurate feedback on the person's care. Encourage independence and personal choice and help to provide an environment which is conducive to patients with varied and complex needs realising their potential to live as independently as they can find possible. Ensure that the team's skill and knowledge levels are able to meet the changing needs of the business.