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Registered Nurse

Employer
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Derby
Salary
£25,655 to £31,534 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Rehabilitation
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse to join the Rehabilitation Service, at Cherry Tree Close on the Kingsway Hospital site in Derby.

We pride ourselves on working hard yet being able to enjoy humour, peer support and team spirit.

We encourage professional development and growth and actively welcome new members to our team.

For newly qualified staff we offer a preceptorship programme, and welcome Nurses from both community and inpatient backgrounds.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to become part of a diverse multi disciplinary team.

The team provides 24 hour, inpatient support and help to adults with severe and enduring mental illness, who have traditionally found it difficult to spend long periods of time out of other inpatient settings.

Other difficulties may include poor response to treatment, frequent relapse, repeated admissions to acute services and dealings with the criminal justice system.

Our service also has an inreach and outreach service, working with patients in their own homes.

Our philosophy is underpinned by the 'recovery' paradigm.

Applications are welcome from newly qualified registered nurses.

Main duties of the job

You will:
  • Work as part of a team responsible for the delivery of Patient/Client Centred Care.
  • Promote and support service user and carer involvement as autonomy and choices are an integral part of the philosophy of the Trust.
  • Respond to the needs of people in an honest, non-judgemental and open manner which respects the rights of individuals and groups.
  • Work closely with colleagues to ensure that clinical services are delivered to the highest standard and in accordance with the most recent evidence based guidance.
  • As a registered nurse, be personally accountable for your professional practice that will be delivered in accordance with the legal and professional responsibilities outlined by the NMC.
  • Ensure that services are provided in a safe and supportive environment and at all times adopt a professional approach to your work promoting a positive image to service users/carers and the general public.
  • Always act in a way which reflects both the word and spirit of the Trust's Values.


About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD' overall, commenting on how our colleagues treated patients with compassion and kindness and felt positive and proud about working for the trust.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years' service
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBTI+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities


Job description Job responsibilities

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to become part of our diverse multi disciplinary team.

The team provides 24 hour inpatient support and help to adults with severe and enduring mental illness, who have traditionally found it difficult to spend long periods of time out of other inpatient settings.

Other difficulties may include poor response to treatment, frequent relapse, repeated admissions to acute services and dealings with the criminal justice system.

Our philosophy is underpinned by the recovery paradigm.

Applicants are expected to demonstrate a keen interest and understanding in the key principles of recovery and will be expected to work collaboratively with service users and their carers in order to sustain an attitude and environment where hope is maintained and recovery is possible.In summary, successful applicants will be responsible for:
  • Ensuring that local and national clinical targets are achieved
  • Maintaining effective communication between members of the MDTProfessional development
  • Ensuring that they conform to relevant codes of practice
  • Assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing care with the wider MDT
  • Implementing evidenced based practice while respecting service users' own unique experiences as valuable tools in the recovery process
  • Co-ordinating care for identified service users
  • Safely and confidently coordinating shifts
  • Providing supervision to junior staff and mentoring student nurses
  • Maintaining an accessible responsive and cost effective service

These posts are full time and will involve working shifts, late and early shifts with weekends, Bank Holidays and night shifts.The personal themes of hope, self-management, empowerment and meaningful and purposeful activity are central to the client centred Recovery Approach of Cherry Tree Close which aims to promote mental, physical and spiritual wellbeing. Individuals at Cherry Tree Close are encouraged to actively identify their own needs and lead their treatment planning.Socially inclusive, graded, meaningful activities are encouraged to develop and maximise each persons level of functioning in self-care, productivity, vocational and leisure pursuits.

The team works together with individuals to build on their ability to pursue their own life within the wider community to the fullest degree possible.The atmosphere in the unit is homely and supportive and is staffed by a multi-disciplinary team providing a 24 hour service.We are looking for candidates who have excellent interpersonal and team working skills, the ability to motivate and support individuals in overcoming challenges and working towards their goals and a genuine interest in working with clients suffering from severe mental illness.The multi-disciplinary team comprises of Nursing Staff, Occupational Therapists, Support Workers, a pharmacist and Psychiatrists.Successful applicants must hold a current registration as a mental health nurse. They must have good analytical, motivational and negotiating skills and be good communicators with a passion for recovery-focused working.Knowledge of recovery orientated practices and Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) is highly desirable.

We actively encourage positive and constructive risk taking, flexible and innovative ways of working. In return for your motivation and commitment we offer the following:
  • Regular supervision and appraisal
  • A supportive, flexible and hopeful work environment
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • A supportive network of professionals
  • Training in recovery and Wellness Recovery Action Planning (as well as other recovery tools)


Person Specification Qualification/skills/experienc Essential
  • Registered Nurse Part 13 mental Health
  • Interest/experience in rehabilitaion/recovery
  • Experince in teaching/mentoring
Desirable
  • mentor qualification
Supporting evidence Essential
  • Flexible and motivated
  • Knowledge of legislation such as MHA and MCA
  • Experience in caseload management in named nurse role
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and in a team


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383-SPE-4932-22
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