Lead Nurse - Birmingham

Birmingham, West Midlands
£50000 per annum
19 May 2014
16 Jun 2014
Cara McGuigan
Job Type
St Andrew`s is the UK`s leading charity providing specialist NHS care and a unique and influential pioneer in mental health, with a reputation grown over 175 years. We believe in a holistic and recovery-based approach to care, integrating physical and mental healthcare needs and providing nurse care that is compassionate. We are proud of our outstanding quality and value to our NHS customers.

St Andrew`s Birmingham offers a variety of medium, enhanced low, low secure services and
Rehabilitation in step down and rehabilitation wards to both male and female adults requiring
mental health care and ASD services. We have seven wards which are supported by a full MDT, all working together to provide safe, person-centred and effective care.

The Charity has recently developed a new post of Lead Nurse to provide visible and effective leadership, direction and management of the nursing profession and our nursing staff within all of our Clinical Services. We are currently looking to recruit a Lead Nurse to work across our Medium and Low Secure Service secure services for mental illness and ASD in Birmingham. This is an exciting opportunity for a high calibre nurse who is committed to providing clinical and professional leadership to manage the delivery of nursing excellence. The ideal candidate will be a registered nurse (RNLD/RMN) with significant experience and knowledge of both Mental Health and ASD, and have a strong track record of leading large nursing teams within a similar environment.

In order to apply, and view the job description and person specification please visit our website at www.stah.org/careers [1]

Applying via this website will take you to the vacancy on the St Andrew\'s website. You will need to complete our online application form and attach your CV in order to be considered for this role.

Closing Date: 8th June 2014
Interview Date: TBC

“Safeguarding of staff and patients is core business for St Andrew`s. All our staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children
and vulnerable adults, and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.”

[1] http://www.stah.org/careers