At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire, which you can find below. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form.
Hertfordshire Forensic Services are committed to developing its staff with leadership potential. Due to promotion, the service now has a new vacancy for a Charge Nurse. For staff who meet the person specification, this is now an exciting time to consider applying for the post.
The post holder will be required to provide comprehensive, professional, effective leadership, Clinical advice and expertise, and managerial support to the Inpatient Area under the direction of the Team Leader.
You will be responsible for the day –day running of an identified clinical area.
You will be expected to assist the Team Leader in maintaining effective team, working processes, including outcome measures which include Key Performance Indicators (PDP, Attendance Management and e-rostering).
There is also an expectation to deputise for the Team Leader in their absence.
The successful candidate must display a considerable degree of initiative, possess mature judgment and maintain a calm, friendly and efficient manner when dealing with service users, their relatives, colleagues and visitors.
You should be able to demonstrate sensitivity towards those suffering from Learning Disabilities and Mental Health problems, be non-judgemental in your approach to people who have offended, have a good understanding of relational security, and be preapred to model and promote the Trust Values.
The post holder will be required to work independently using initiative, and applying a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism to their work. They must be able to demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills, manage competing demands and organise your own work in meeting deadlines in order for the smooth running of the ward area.
The post holder will be employed to work within Hertfordshire Forensic services, although the initial work base will be advised in due course when appointed.
Car driver essential, or access to a car (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010 which prevents you from driving)
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit [Click here to apply] website.[Click here to apply][Click here to apply][Click here to apply][Click here to apply][Click here to apply]
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.