Lead Nurse

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Lead Nurse to work in an exceptional hospital based in the Attleborough, Norfolk area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This hospital is a large bedded mental health centre which provides care to adolescents and young adults, aged 12 upwards, who have complex needs, including acute mental illness and developmental disorders


*To be considered for this position you must be qualified as a Nurse either RGN, RMN or RNLD with a current active NMC Pin



As the Lead Nurse your key duties include:

  • Provide specialist clinical knowledge, expertise and support to the nursing team and wider MDT.

    Have oversight of the clinical and care needs of all service users, supporting the primary nurses in working with patients, their families, community teams and other stakeholders in meeting the individual needs of each person

  • Ensure that proactive clinical risk assessment and management are at the centre of planning care and interventions with service users and colleagues

  • Constructively reviewing and challenging nursing practice in the service, leading by example, and providing expert knowledge to the nursing and wider MDT on a speciality or individual patient basis

  • Provide education and development of Registered Nurses and HCAs and ensuring that the baseline needs of everyone to practice safely and effectively are met

  • Oversee and support the meaningful application of the Care Certificate to all HCAs

  • Contribute to the experience of all nursing learners and act as the education link for their service

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • 3 years minimum experience within a relevant clinical setting

  • Multi-disciplinary/multi agency working experience in a management or clinical leadership role

  • Negotiating and working across organisational boundaries Clinical Leadership

  • Evidence of having led on service development projects

  • Act as a role model for the wider nursing team and exemplify best practice all times

The successful Lead Nurse will receive an excellent salary of £41,000 per annum.

We currently have vacancies for both days and night shifts available.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)

  • A group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme

  • Life Assurance

  • Free meals while on duty

  • Care first - Employee Assistance Services

  • Continuous learning and development

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Career development

  • Personal health insurance

  • An employee assistance programme

  • Voluntary benefit

Reference ID: 5257

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

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