RMN Team Leader

Job Category: Medical
Job Location: Battersea Bridge House London
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Main Purpose of Job:


  • Responsibility for the assessment of care needs, the developing, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and setting standards of care, the management of a designated wards including the deployment and supervision of staff where the teaching of students and/or extensive nursing intervention is required.
  • Overall responsibility for the management of nursing services within the Unit during those times when such duties are delegated by the senior nurse to the post holder whilst on call or to cover for leave/absence.
  • Lead responsibility to assess and make nursing recommendations to the Responsible Clinician on the suitability of Service Users for admission to the Unit. Formulate policy relevant to their sphere of influence.
  • Responsibility for the management of the total resource within their allocated sphere of influence. Have direct clinical involvement with the defined speciality of mental health nursing which could include degenerative disorders, personality disorders and learning disabilities.


Scope and Authority:


  • Under the overall direction of the Clinical Service Manager, maintain high standards of patient care. Professionally responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation, and evaluation of programmes of care.
  • Maintain a supportive leadership profile for the nursing teams.
  • Work collaboratively with medical staff and other health professionals supporting the delivery of patient care. Ensuring the well-being of service users, staff and visitors is paramount to the unit ethos.
  • Support the strategic objectives of the Organisation through maintaining adherence of staff and of self to all Organisational Policies, and external Audit requirements.


Key Result Areas:


  • Management Responsibilities
  • Financial Management
  • Management Relationships
  • Inter-Professional Relationships
  • Clinical Responsibilities
  • Education/Research Responsibilities
  • Personnel/Professional Responsibilities
  • Clinical Governance
  • Security
  • Performance Appraisal and Review Development
    Staff Leadership and Management


What you will get:


  • Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Annual Leave: days including bank holidays

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