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Dementia, Brunswick Mental Health Staff Nurse - Brighton and Hove

Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Brighton and Hove
Salary
£25,655 to £31,534 a year PA / Pro rata for part time
Closing date
25 Jun 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Old Age
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Brunswick ward at Mill View Hospitalis looking for UK registered mental health and general nurses to join theirteam (International nurse applicants should apply to join via the Trust's dedicated International nurse programme).

Mill View hospital has a hospital place of safety and five wards, one of which is Brunswick ward, a 15 bedded, mixed gender dementia inpatient unit located in the vibrant city of Brighton and Hove.

We are looking for both RMN's and RGN's, who, as valued member of the team, will work alongside an established and experienced multi-disciplinary team to plan and deliver outstanding care to those living with dementia and who are admitted with an acute phase of the illness. We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic team players who are passionate about developing our service and working within a dementia care setting.

As an organisation we know that a positive work / life balance brings health-related benefits and has a positive impact on the care provided, so please speak to us about flexible working options, for example set shift patterns or part time hours as we are a parent and carer friendly organisation.

This post offers a Golden Hello, or a Relocation package up to a maximum of £2000. (pro rata applies and subject to terms and conditions. Please see attached Protocol document).

Main duties of the job

Brunswick ward is a 15 bedded, mixed sex dementia inpatient ward. It is located in the heart of Hove, only a short journey from Brighton City Centre.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a nurse to join our team on Brunswick ward. We are looking for both RMN's and RGN's. As a member of the team you will work alongside an established and experienced multi-disciplinary team to plan and deliver outstanding care to those living with dementia who are presenting with an acute phase of the illness. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic team player who is passionate about developing our service and working within a dementia care setting.

You will receive support from an experienced team, regular supervision, team away days every 6 months, and have access to training and development opportunities to enhance your role, and to create experiences to enrich your journey as a nurse. The successful candidate will receive a comprehensive induction to the hospital and the Trust.

About us

Ourhospital vision statementand commitmentIs to listen and to look after each other whilst creating a safe space for everyone.

To help achieve this you will receive support from an experienced team, regular supervision, team away days, and have access to training and development opportunities to enhance your role, and to create experiences to enrich your journey as a nurse. The successful candidate will receive a comprehensive induction to the hospital and the Trust.

If you are a newly qualified nurse, you would be supported to attend our Trust preceptorship academy, or if you are more experienced we have a Band 6 development course available. In addition we have weekly bite sized training for nurses, hold daily hospital safety huddles and we are quite unique in that we have a senior nurse (B6 or B7 out of the numbers) on duty 24 hours a day to provide additional support and leadership to our nursing teams.

Job description Job responsibilities

To deliver a high standard of evidence based inpatient nursing care in the designated care group in partnership with the team, the service users and where appropriate their family

To act as a primary nurse in the assessment of needs and provision of care.

To co-ordinate shifts and provide supervision for support workers and students.

To work within a team of nurses and other professionals who are committed to the delivery of a quality service.

To adopt a flexible approach to hours of duty, in order to meet the needs of the service over a 24-hour period.

To take charge of a designated clinical area and deputise as appropriate.

To represent the Ward Manager and/or care team, at appropriate forums and disseminate information as required.

To represent the clinical team perspective at multidisciplinary meetings and clinical reviews of patient care.

To be an active participant in the multi-disciplinary team, formulating care plans and utilising appropriate assessments.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • RMN
Knowledge/Experience Essential
  • Knowledge of MHA (1983/2007).
  • Knowledge of Mental Capacity Act (2005), to include practical knowledge of FACE documentation, DOLS and Best Interest decisions.
  • Child and Adult safe guarding procedures.
  • Change management, organising and prioritising workloads
  • Demonstrate ability to enhance care through evidence based knowledge.
  • Demonstrate professional development relevant to the care group.
  • Demonstrates ability to assess and manage clinical risk


Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

354-AB-20357-H
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