We are pleased to offer a vacancy for a Band 5 RMN 37.5 hours within our community memory assessment service in Bolton.
The applicant should be highly motivated, innovative, and enthusiastic with a passion for person centred care in dementia and older adult nursing. Memory assessment experience is not essential however some knowledge of Dementia care will be required in this post.
You should have an interest in advocating the needs of older adults and will have the responsibility of a defined caseload to monitor medication titrations and support post diagnostic interventions.
You will provide care and interventions using evidence based practice and client centred principles to achieve positive outcomes and will liaise with community partners to ensure continuity in care.
You will receive regular supervision and support from the team manager and the wider team.Main duties of the job
Be responsible for a small caseload of patients as lead professional.
To oversee medication titrations and medication monitoring
To liaise with GP regarding medication changes and ensure medications are supplied.
To fully participate in the continuous improvement of the service and the implementation of the operational and clinical policies.
Promote opportunities for local service development.
Professional Conduct, Professional Standards and National, Trust and local Policies and Procedures.
Demonstrate the sharing of knowledge, skills and attitudes to others.
Participate in multi-disciplinary meetings with the aim of improving clinical practice.
Must be willing to travel across the Bolton borough to undertake home visits, this will require the use of a car- travel expenses will be paid.
Must demonstrate an understanding of our trust values.About us
Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160 locations.
We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford, Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, thenorthwestof England and beyond.
Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative,originaland exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping,entertainmentand dining options.
Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth,humourand generosity.
Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills andare encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service usersJob descriptionJob responsibilitiesSee attached detailed job description and person specification: Staff benefits
Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
Cycle to work scheme
Salary sacrifice car scheme
Blue Light Card DiscountsPerson SpecificationSkillsEssential
- Knowledge of medications used in Dementia
- Managing caseload /working under pressure
- Able to measure and interpret physical observations
- Awareness and ability to liaise with community partners
- Experience in memory assessment service
- Medication titration/knowledge
- facilitating groups
- Experience in dementia and cognitive impairment
- Older adults experience
- RMN qualification and experience
- Medications used for Dementia
- Dementia diagnoses
Employer detailsEmployer name
- experience in memory assessment service
- community experience
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFTAddress
Breightmet Health Centre
Breightmet Fold Lane
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