The Mental Health division of Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust comprises of three directorates; Adult Mental Health, Mental Health Services for Older People and Specialist Services. More than 2,800 dedicated staff provide vital and integral healthcare services for our patients in a variety of settings, ranging from community through to acute wards, covering a vast geographical area.
We're investing heavily in our staff, facilities and patient care. As we move into this new chapter, we need a strong, motivated and compassionate workforce to reflect our core values of Honesty, Compassion, Trust, Respect and Teamwork. There has never been a better time to join our growing team.
We have exciting opportunities across different specialities and services, with an emphasis on career development and progression. We want to help our staff reach their full potential, and are committed to providing the support, skills and development needed to succeed.Main duties of the job
An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Staff Nurse to join the team at Bracken House Rehabilitation unit. Bracken House is a busy 18 bedded rehabilitation unit for working age adults experiencing mental health problems.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and highly motivated staff nurse to provide high quality care within our service. The posts is full time and features combinations of shift patterns including early, late and night shifts.
The post requires an individual with strong communication skills and who has the ability to work within a team. This role requires someone who can work under pressure and be adaptable.About us
We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.
We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes. Do you want to make a difference?Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?
Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.
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We have a strong recovery focus and value a diverse range of perspectives about mental health. We pride ourselves on our work with families and carers. We have a busy therapeutic group programme as well as lots of individual working, and opportunities for our patients' personal development, learning skills, and robust support for move on.
The main responsibilities of the job are :
To assess, plan, implement, promote and evaluate safe, creative andeffective treatment plans in collaboration with the patients diverseneeds, their carers and other professionals.Interventions will be evidence based and designed to reduce stressand anxiety, manage risk and aid recovery.To maintain accurate, timely and relevant clinical records both writtenand computerised. To maintain the safe custody of healthcarerecords.
Responsible for the safe monitoring, management and administrationof medication as required by Trust policy.To be aware of and apply the principles of Infection Prevention andControl and to comply with policy, procedure and guidance.To obtain and interpret physical Healthcare observations
Demonstrate and be responsible for the safe application of relevant,up-to-date legislation including the Mental Health Act, Mental CapacityAct and Deprivation of Liberty, safeguarding etc.
You must be a RMN or equivalent and registered with the NMC. You must be able to work flexible hours on a 24hr rota including weekends and bank holidays.
Applicants must have some experience of working within the mental health setting, be flexible, hardworking and compassionate with a desire to work in a fast pace environment.
You will have access to training and development, annual appraisals and clinical supervision.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Professional Qualification (Mental Health/Learning Disabilities/General) to degree level or equivalent.
- Maintains current registration with the NMC
- Demonstrate continued professional development to maintain professional registration
- Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments
- Knowledge of the nursing 6 c's
- Awareness of national and local issues impacting of nursing care
- Willingness to undertake new clinical practices, education and training that will enhance service delivery
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Diplomatic, caring & sympathetic
- Ability to be flexible and handle conflict issues
- Good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care
- good written/oral communication skills
- Ability to work to meet the needs to the service (including unsocial hours, bank holidays)
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