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Service Lead in Mental Health

Posted 13 days ago

  • Baldock, Hertfordshire
  • Any
  • External
  • Expired - 3 months ago
About The RoleAn exceptional opportunity awaits an experienced professional in Social Work, Occupational Therapy, or Nursing, seeking a significant career advancement. We are seeking a visionary leader with exceptional clinical and management acumen to take on full clinical and operational oversight of one of the PICU units at Baldock Manor Hospital. This individual will empower our staff team to deliver exemplary care, possess a thorough understanding of current legal and administrative protocols related to mentally ill patients (such as MHA and CPA), and serve as the primary point of contact for ward management.Key Responsibilities:Joining a cohesive, skilled, and passionate multidisciplinary team, you will be tasked with leading nurses and support workers to ensure the provision of top-tier care that fosters independence, dignity, and meaningful improvement in our patients' lives.Duties will include:Assuming 24-hour continuous responsibility for the unit, effectively managing resources within allocated parameters.Implementing organizational personnel policies and providing requested statistical data, including sickness and annual leave reports.Coordinating annual leave, maintaining safe staffing levels, and optimizing skill mixes through efficient rota management.Offering decisive leadership by setting clear objectives, delineating staff roles, and fostering a collaborative work environment.Overseeing nursing team activities, delegating tasks equitably, and ensuring adherence to NMC Code of Conduct.Participating in service planning, commissioning, and formal evaluation processes, and promptly addressing accidents, incidents, and complaints.The successful candidate will maintain continuous responsibility for the unit and conduct ongoing care assessments, initiating necessary interventions as needed.Essential Qualifications/Experience:Registration in Social Work, Occupational Therapy, or Nursing.Background/experience within a mental health setting.Strong leadership capabilities, including coaching, mentoring, and effective communication with both qualified and unqualified staff, including students.This role presents a rare opportunity to lead and shape the delivery of psychiatric intensive care, making a tangible difference in the lives of our patients and contributing to the ongoing excellence of Baldock Manor Hospital.IND1Paying up to £49,000 + Excellent Benefit PackageAbout UsBaldock Manor is a 45-bed mental health facility for adults in various settings (a Female PICU, Rehab and Elderly High Dependency Unit), with an increased focus on psychology led treatments. It is a flagship site of Nouvita Healthcare, a technology driven, outcomes focused and a growing care provider, made up of a hospital, nursing & residential care homes and supported living services and is on a mission to provide personalised and effective care.Nouvita Healthcare is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, providing support to applicants with mental and/or physical disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with Nouvita Healthcare and are in need of support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an email with your request to: #####