We are looking to recruit a Registered Mental Health (RMN), (RNMH) to join our well-established team. Derwent Ward is a medium secure 10 bedded admission ward for male adults with a mental illness.
The post offers the successful candidate a unique opportunity to develop their knowledge and experience of specialist forensic pathways all under one roof.
The team is forward thinking and promotes a psychological and trauma informed approach with a focus upon a relational model.
The team has recently recruited an advanced nurse practitioner and the successful candidate would have direct access to a registered nurse practising within the field at an advanced level.Main duties of the job
You will be involved in providing a safe, nurturing and therapeutic environment for the service users. You will work within the nursing team and work closely with the MDT.
You will act as care co-ordinator to service users and be involved in MDT's, CPA's and mental health tribunals.
You will administer prescribed medication and also support patients in managing their mental health and physical health conditions.
All successful candidates will be offered a comprehensive and structured development package and informal clinical and professional development. Clinical supervision and facilitated reflective practice are key elements of this.
The service operates the shift model of Long day and Night shifts across at 7 day period.About us
We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website
We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.
We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.
We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.
Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.
We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.
From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.
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For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Part III or 13 of NMC live register
- Degree or equivalent knowledge/experiential learning in either nursing, mental health, learning disability or related area
- Willingness to undertake mentorship training and responsibilities
- Be on the live register for mentors
- Demonstrable experience of mentoring pre-registration students
- Evidence of current CPD/formal qualifications at an advanced level e.g. degree or post graduate level or equivalent knowledge/experiential learning
- Willingness to undertake and complete preceptorship facilitating the transition for newly qualified nurse booklet and core competency development programme.
- Appropriate knowledge/experience of working in mental health/learning disability clinical practice areas
- Understanding of caseload management and care co-ordination responsibilities
- Evidence of working in secure services
- Successful completion of preceptorship
- Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area at specialist level of care
- Evidence of specialist practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development
- Evidence of promoting/supporting active user/carer involvement/participation
- Act as Care Programme Approach (CPA) co-ordinator
- A broad understanding of relevant policy, legislation drivers and their application to clinical and service area, e.g. Mental Capacity Act, Social Inclusion
- An understanding of relevant clinical practice/standards within identified clinical area
- Standard IT skills
- Full understanding of relevant policy, drivers and their application to clinical and service area, e.g. NSF, Social Inclusion
- Full understanding/application of relevant clinical practice/standards/audit within identified clinical area
- Able to demonstrate effective inter-personal/communication skills
- Evidence of good time management skills
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Awareness of leadership/management skills and qualities
- Ability to manage daily operations and maintain a safe working environment
Humber Teaching NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Derwent Ward Ward The Humber Centre for Forensic Psychiatry
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