Residential Lead Nurse – PTSD & Trauma
Working hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm (with some flexibility to work evenings, weekends and shifts as required)
Are you an experienced Mental Health Nurse with excellent leadership skills looking for an exciting new role? If so, please continue reading!
Liquid Personnel is proud to be working exclusively with a leading charity in Veteran’s Mental Health who support our servicemen and women recover from the trauma of combat. While most of their services are community-based, they have a small, 12-bedded inpatient unit in Surrey which accommodates veterans needing extra support.
As a successful Residential Lead Nurse, you will oversee the day-to-day running of the service and be a single point of contact for staff working in the team and support services. You will receive a competitive band 7 salary and will have the opportunity to represent a charity that does amazing work.
As a Residential Lead Nurse, you will benefit from:
- Competitive starting salary (Band 7 – up to £48,611 per annum)
- Opportunity to work for a leading charity in veteran’s mental health
- Stakeholder pension with up to 10% employer contributions
- 25 days annual holidays
- Career progression opportunities
- Discounted medical plan
- DBS paid
What will you be doing as a Residential Lead Nurse?
- Managing the in-patient service and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
- Line management of the nursing team
- Completing staff rotas
- Making the best use of operational resources and ensuring regulatory requirements are met
- You will maintain professional, ethical, and legal standards in carrying out therapeutic interventions.
- You will ensure the safety of the veteran and others is maintained at all times
Requirements of the Residential Lead Nurse role include:
- Registered Mental Health Nurse with active NMC PIN (required)
- Experience with PTSD or complex trauma patients (required)
- Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (desired)
- Experience working with veterans (desired)
- Right to work in the UK