Mental Health Clinical Lead

Care UK
10 Jan 2019
14 Jan 2019
Mental Health
Contract Type
Full Time

I learn something new every day…

Are you collaborative, caring and compassionate? Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day, then this is the place to be. HMP Bure is a category C male prison built on part of the former RAF Coltishall site, 7 miles north of Norwich. The prison was constructed throughout 2009 and currently holds 650+ prisoners. HMP Bure has residential units and a full healthcare unit. Care UK were recently awarded the healthcare contract at HMP Bure and will begin delivering services on 1st April 2019; we are the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care. To ensure the continued quality of care at HMP Bure, we’re looking for a Mental Health Clinical Lead to support us and the existing team in this new venture.

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £39,000 - dependent on experience. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays plus CPD and re-validation support. Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities. Onsite benefits at HMP Bure include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.

Interested in clinical development?

We could give you the opportunity to develop in to a specialist role of your interest and benefit to the service i.e. CBT, ANP, BBV, sexual health, plastering, ILS/ALS (intermediate life support and advanced life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.

Next steps

Next steps If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Christie Hughes, the Internal Recruiter for this role. The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Christie will arrange an interview for you to attend if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

More information

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is up to £39,000 - dependent on experience. For more information, an informal discussion or to arrange an informal visit please contact us on the details provided. Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting. At Care UK we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can.

We have an exciting opportunity for an RMN with leadership experience to step into a management role managing a small team and helping to develop the service.

As a member of the wider management team the Mental Health Clinical Lead will be responsible for providing the day to day clinical and operational management of the integrated mental health team, contributing to the strategic direction of the service.

There will be an expectation for you to lead/contribute to clinical and consumer audits. Therefore implementing any resulting recommendations and develop evidence based approaches; encouraging reflective practice and a commitment to the clinical governance agenda. This includes ensuring all operational and clinical data requirements on the Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) are submitted within agreed deadlines and that KPI data is utilised to manage the performance of the team and individual staff, taking proactive action in the case of clinical or financial under performance.

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