Position title
Clinical Unit Manager

Osa healthcare recruitment are supporting out client to find an experienced clinician to take on the role of Clinical Unit Manager.

Whether you are a ward manager or experienced nurse from the (NHS or private care) looking for the next step in your career within a highly specialised CAMHS Eating Disorder service, then this Clinical Unit Manager position could be just what you’re looking for.

You will be working to provide round the clock support and interventions to young people on the ward, ensuring that nursing teams are constantly providing on-going assessment, treatment, support and risk management.

The young people are at the centre of the care they provide, and the Clinical Unit Manager will ensure that holistically by a truly multi-professional clinical team work collaboratively with the young person, their family, friends and other partner organisations.

You will provide clinical management and leadership to the ward team; acting as a role model within the service to foster a culture of professional development and excellent standards of care, promote positive team building and set priorities, objectives and goals.

This role will see you:

Ensure appropriate staffing levels and skill mix with effective rota management, annual leave and training arrangements
Identify shortfalls in development to ensure high performance through ongoing training of your staff
Ensure all young people have clear and current care plans are evidence-based that reflect their personalised needs and include engagement from family members and carers
Developing and maintaining strong and effective working relationships with all clinical and non-clinical colleagues

To be successful in this role you will need:

Current registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC)
At least 2 years; experience in a supervisory capacity within a relevant care setting (ideally CAMHS)
To be highly organised and a manager who completes
A strong desire for change and innovation with strong communication and interpersonal skills
You may be required to work a regular shift pattern over a 7 day period, including week days and weekends, and will participate in the 1st on-call rota for the hospital.

What you will get:

Annual salary of £40,000 - £45,000
Welcome bonus of £5,000, £8,000 CPD package or 3 year retention bonus scheme
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity Package
There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.


The position is based within a specialist CAMHS Eating Disorder service with 3 wards, which empowers recovery in a fast-paced, challenging and fun environment for children and young people aged 8-18 years with eating disorders.

You will support a warm and nurturing environment, allowing for the understanding of symptoms, patterns and origins of psychological distress, and will actively encourage children to personalise bedroom spaces to make these feel like a home from home.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care.

Each and every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.

With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Our client follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

Employment Type
Job Location
Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 6NN
Base Salary
£40000-£45000 Per year
Date posted
November 2, 2020
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