Senior Clinical Nurse

Mersey Care NHS FT

Senior Clinical Nurse


Mersey Care NHS FT, Edge Hill, Liverpool

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 6 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: c2b9e24186f44307a07f4580685d872f

Full Job Description

An exiting opportunity has arisen within the Mental Health Care Division as we are looking to recruit a team of three Senior Clinical Nurse's within the Inpatient Service Line. The successful candidate's will provide senior clinical leadership and advice across the Inpatient Capacity and Flow portfolio of services. The post holder will report to the Head of Nursing and will work alongside service line Matrons and Clinical Service Managers in delivering safe and effective high quality inpatient care and innovative evidenced based practises., The successful post holder's will evaluate existing nursing practice through audit and evaluation of expected practice standards. They will embrace a culture of continuous learning and service development utilising Patient Safety Incident Response Framework techniques and analysis of key safety indicators. They will highly value the experience of our service users, carers and workforce to inform and drive service improvement initiatives embracing a quality culture through strong clinical leadership. The post holder's will support the Head of Nursing with the implementation delivery and commitment to the service line patient experience strategy. They will be innovative in their thinking with a passion for clinical excellence both influencing and co producing strategies that address identified areas for improvement. They will support the Head of Nursing and Assistant Director of Nursing in shaping and developing relevant policy and procedure and will assist the ongoing review and
development of inpatient clinical pathways in keeping with National Standards and Evidenced based interventions for service users across the Division., We celebrate diversity and promote equal opportunities; we are committed to challenging and eliminating racism and other forms of discrimination and advancing and promoting equality of opportunity in the provision of services and creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect.
We take positive action to support disadvantaged groups and also particularly encourage applications from BAME, disabled and LGBT people that are under-represented in our workforce. Furthermore we welcome applications from reservists and ex-armed forces as we recognise the benefits of the values, skills, training and experience that they bring to their work with us. We encourage all applicants to share their equality information with us.
As a Disability Confident Employer, we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who consider themselves to be disabled who meet the minimum (essential) criteria for the role in the person specification. If you would like your application to be considered under the Trust's guaranteed interview scheme you can indicate this in the personal information section of your online application form.
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We reserve the right to close any vacancy earlier than advertised in exceptional circumstances once we have received a high volume of applications.
The Trust expects all post holders who require an enhanced DBS for their role subscribe to the DBS Update Service. You will be required to enrol for this service for a fee of £13 per year and maintain registration. Trans applicants who require a DBS check and do not want to reveal details of their previous identity can contact the DBS Sensitive Applications Team or email [email protected]) with their application number once they have completed their DBS application form. The team is able to prevent any previous identity showing on the DBS Certificate, unless the applicant has a conviction under their previous details in which case this will need to be disclosed.
Flexible working requests will be considered for all roles.

Mersey Care is one of the largest trusts providing physical health and mental health services in the North West, serving more than 1.4 million people across our region and are also commissioned for services that cover the North West, North Wales and the Midlands.
We offer specialist inpatient and community services that support physical and mental health and specialist inpatient mental health, learning disability, addiction and brain injury services. Mersey Care is one of only three trusts in the UK that offer high secure mental health facilities.
At the heart of all we do is our commitment to 'perfect care' - care that is safe, effective, positively experienced, timely, equitable and efficient. We support our staff to do the best job they can and work alongside service users, their families, and carers to design and develop future services together. We're currently delivering a programme of organisational and service transformation to significantly improve the quality of the services we provide and safely reduce cost as we do so.