Clinical Nurse Manager - RMN

Job Description

Are you a highly experienced RMN who is looking for their next challenge? Do you have extensive management experience that you could bring to a brand-new service? Thornbury Community Services has an extremely exciting opportunity for a person centred, care focused Mental Health Nurse to join us and lead our brand-new Community Mental Health team!!!

Under the direction and guidance of our Regulations Manager, you will be responsible for developing a new niche service within Thornbury Community Services. The service will support the most complex patients to live in the community with appropriate packages of care, enabling them to live as independently as possible. This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in setting up the service, ensure CQC regulations are upheld every step of the way as well as maintaining a ‘hands on’ clinical and operational approach.

At TCS, high quality care is our number one priority. With a team of exceptional and conscientious healthcare staff, we’re able to deliver the best complex care at home or in the community, 24/7 or whenever it is needed. With compassion, integrity and dedication, we help empower individuals to achieve personal aspirations, as well as providing care tailored to their needs. Making a positive difference to our client’s lives is our passion and it’s this that sets us apart.

You are at the heart of our business, so we will offer you:

  • Fantastic company culture
  • Optional charity involvement – Ambitious About Autism
  • Great work/life balance
  • Clear progression pathway
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • The opportunity to enhance your career by applying your transferable skills in a supported community-based setting
  • Competitive bonus scheme
  • Full induction programme and training
  • Support with ongoing professional development
  • Senior management support
  • Strong internal support team with reward and recognition schemes
  • Christmas and Summer parties and social events throughout the year


Key tasks include:

  • Setting up of all relevant policies and procedures
  • Overall responsibility for the CQC quality criteria
  • Escalation for service users and workers, safeguarding and CQC notifications
  • Setting up and maintaining positive commercial relationships with our commissioning partners
  • Accurate Care Plans, appropriate risk assessments, client visits and internal spot check audits
  • Keeping up to date with recent changes within legislation and guidelines (DOLS, mental capacity act, changes in CQC regulations etc.)
  • Quality Management
  • Maintaining existing business
  • Management of service delivery
  • People Management
  • Business development
  • Information management and communication


Skills and experience:                                                   

  • Working knowledge of the Health and Social Care Act 2008                          
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Experience in maintaining effective business relationships                                          
  • Experience in managing a department or business unit                              
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own and business workload                     
  • Strong interpersonal skills                                                                                                 
  • Ability to effectively manage and develop a team                                             
  • A wealth of experience supporting service users in the community with mental health conditions    
If you think you have the skills and experience required for our packages of care, we would love to hear from you.