An exciting career opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic RMN/LD to join the STEPS Eating Disorders Inpatient Team as a Band 6 Charge Nurse for 10 month fixed term contract on our 10 bedded stand-alone unit at ACER Unit, Blackberry Hill Hospital.
You should have Substantial experience working as a Band 5 RMN/LD and have some experience in working with the eating disorders client group. It is desirable that you are enthusiastic and motivated to work with eating disorders. You should be able to demonstrate effective leadership and management skills in a clinical area, providing support clear clinical leadership to Staff Nurses and Mental Health Assistants working on the ward. You will need to demonstrate effectiveness in ensuring the continuity of care for service users and full implementation of Trust policies.
You will have an opportunity to take responsibility for specific “management duties” within the ward, and you will be expected to provide general management in the absence of the Ward Manager.
Support will be given by the ward manager and we have brilliant supervision structures in place. Through this support there is the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge in eating disorders, and in your role as a Charge nurse.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The unit has been temporary moved from Clifton ward Southmead Hospital to Blackberry Hill due to the COVID19 pandemic