Head of Nursing

Job Description

Head of Nursing

I am looking to recruit a Head of Nursing for a private mental health hospital that treats CAMHS and other complex mental health issues. service comprises four separate wards, split over three separate buildings. Based in Maidenhead, Berkshire Each building has its own Multi-Disciplinary Team that caters…

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Head of Nursing

I am looking to recruit a Head of Nursing for a private mental health hospital that treats CAMHS and other complex mental health issues. service comprises four separate wards, split over three separate buildings. Based in Maidenhead, Berkshire Each building has its own Multi-Disciplinary Team that caters for young people with different care needs.

Working Hours
37.5 hours per week

Salary Range
£54,619.50 - £61,503 per annum

The successful head of nursing requires:

  • RMN (Registered Mental Health Nurse) Qualification & active NMC Pin Number

• Must have extensive CAMHS experience

  • Must be clinically focused so it would not suit someone that has not been in this type of role before or someone who has been absent from a hands on role for a long time
  • To have a working knowledge of Mental Health Legislation, the Children`s Act, Mental Capacity Act, Health and Safety, Safeguarding and all other relevant legislation and policies.


What is expected:

  • Lead and continually improve quality across the hospital, ensuring it is embedded as day-to-day responsibility of all members of staff.
  • Working with the Quality and Assurance Team the post-holder will be responsible for leading and advancing clinical practice in the hospital.
  • In partnership with the Hospital Director and Ward Managers/Clinical Ward Managers/Charge Nurses/Lead Nurses/ lead on the development and on-going review of ward staffing models and that wards are appropriately staffed.
  • Provide specialist advice, guidance and support to the Hospital Director, Ward Managers/Clinical Ward Managers/Charge Nurses/Lead Nurses/, Senior Management Team, and other staff on quality and patient safety issues that affect the hospital, its employees and others using the facilities.
  • Provide on-call clinical advice to the team, as required.
  • Lead the development of an on-going quality improvement plan that encompasses the Company`s values, quality priorities, and staff and patient views.
  • Support the Hospital Director to initiate, develop, implement and evaluate and maintain a comprehensive patient safety/incident management process across the full range of the Hospital`s activities.
  • To develop patient and carer relationships, ensuring patients and carers are involved in all aspects of care.
  • Work with clinical teams and the patient support services to resolve difficult and complex patient safety issues.

Job Description

Head of Nursing

I am looking to recruit a Head of Nursing for a private mental health hospital that treats CAMHS and other complex mental health issues. service comprises four separate wards, split over three separate buildings. Based in Maidenhead, Berkshire Each building has its own Multi-Disciplinary Team that caters for young people with different care needs.

Working Hours
37.5 hours per week

Salary Range
£54,619.50 - £61,503 per annum

The successful head of nursing requires:

  • RMN (Registered Mental Health Nurse) Qualification & active NMC Pin Number

• Must have extensive CAMHS experience

  • Must be clinically focused so it would not suit someone that has not been in this type of role before or someone who has been absent from a hands on role for a long time
  • To have a working knowledge of Mental Health Legislation, the Children`s Act, Mental Capacity Act, Health and Safety, Safeguarding and all other relevant legislation and policies.


What is expected:

  • Lead and continually improve quality across the hospital, ensuring it is embedded as day-to-day responsibility of all members of staff.
  • Working with the Quality and Assurance Team the post-holder will be responsible for leading and advancing clinical practice in the hospital.
  • In partnership with the Hospital Director and Ward Managers/Clinical Ward Managers/Charge Nurses/Lead Nurses/ lead on the development and on-going review of ward staffing models and that wards are appropriately staffed.
  • Provide specialist advice, guidance and support to the Hospital Director, Ward Managers/Clinical Ward Managers/Charge Nurses/Lead Nurses/, Senior Management Team, and other staff on quality and patient safety issues that affect the hospital, its employees and others using the facilities.
  • Provide on-call clinical advice to the team, as required.
  • Lead the development of an on-going quality improvement plan that encompasses the Company`s values, quality priorities, and staff and patient views.
  • Support the Hospital Director to initiate, develop, implement and evaluate and maintain a comprehensive patient safety/incident management process across the full range of the Hospital`s activities.
  • To develop patient and carer relationships, ensuring patients and carers are involved in all aspects of care.
  • Work with clinical teams and the patient support services to resolve difficult and complex patient safety issues.

Job Summary

Location: Maidenhead
Salary: £54619.50 - £61503.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Healthcare / Socialcare
Division: Healthcare
Date: 2nd July 2019

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Job Summary

Location: Maidenhead
Salary: £54619.50 - £61503.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Healthcare / Socialcare
Division: Healthcare
2nd July 2019

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