Registered Nurse RGN / RNA

Employer
Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Middlesbrough
Salary
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Jul 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Learning Disability
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Secure Inpatient Services (SIS) have an exciting opportunity for 2x RGN / RNA to join our service and be part of an innovative team of Mental Health and Learning Disability Nurses within our Elderly Ward specialising in physical health and palliative care.

This post is only open to those candidates who already have their NMC registration in place and have successfully completed the preceptorship programme.

SIS are seeking staff nurses from all disciplines to continue to provide excellent care and support the changing needs of our patients. This innovative post will allow collaborative working amongst Registered Mental Health Nurses (RMN / Registered Learning Disability Nurse's (RLDN) and Registered General Nurses (RN's) to expand on the knowledge and skill set to enhance and support the expanding Multi- disciplinary team approach and bring exciting joint working and development opportunities to our teams and service.

Main duties of the job

Mallard Ward is a 14 bedded male low secure forensic ward.

The purpose built unit offers an environment that incorporates physical adaptations to support activities of daily living , offering particular support and reassurance to patients that experience some level of physical infirmity. The ward team are experienced in assessing and managing both physical and mental health problems.

We are looking for registered nurses to work alongside RMN / RLD nurses for the day to day running of the ward , support with physical healthcare and frailty needs.

Development opportunity's

Continual development is encouraged on Mallard, offering bespoke training to meet the complexed physical health needs of our service users suchas:
  • End of life training
  • Palliative care training
  • Advance manual handling training - promove.


About us

The Secure Inpatient Service provides a specialist service for adults with a mental health disorder, learning disability or autism who exhibit behaviours of concern to others and to themselves. The service provides individualised, comprehensive packages of care within Medium and Low Secure inpatient settings and has links to High Secure services and prisons.

The ethos of the service is to work collaboratively with service users and carers in the completion of assessments, treatment, intervention planning and rehabilitation to enable a person-centered recovery-focused approach to care, meeting their needs in a holistic manner.

The Trust offer a wide variety of benefits;
  • NHS pension scheme
  • 27 -33 days annual leave with the option to purchase additional days
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • NHS car lease scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to employee support, independent counselling, chaplaincy and physiotherapy
  • Great career development opportunities
  • Staff discounts with many retailers
  • Free Gym Access - Within the Ridgeway there is a fully equipped gym. This is free to use by staff when not is use by our service users.
  • Mindfulness Sessions
  • Access to Coaching


Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for further detailed information regarding the role and main responsibilities.

Additional contact details -

Megan Healer Modern Matron and Bethany Parry Ward Manager

Qualifications

Essential criteria

RNMH, RLDN or RGN current professional registration with NMC.

Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • RNA/RGN, current professional registration with NMC. Evidence of Continuing Professional Development. MIP, FLIP, ENB 998 Teaching & Assessing in Clinical Practice or City & Guilds 730 Teaching in Adult Education or willingness to work towards. Qualification must be achieved within agreed timescale. Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent

Desirable criteria
  • Post-graduate qualification in a relevant area Trained Clinical Supervisor (within agreed timescale).

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Working with people with mental ill health.
  • Working in an inpatient / community environment
  • Working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to patients, carers/families, and all members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Competency in ECG and venepuncture or willingness to work towards this in an agreed timescale.
  • Work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team. Manage own time and prioritise effectively
  • Co-ordinate and prioritise the activities of a team
  • Motivate and work positively and assertively with other members of the team. Provide (within agreed timescale) effective teaching, training, and clinical supervision.
  • Use approved techniques in physical intervention (within agreed timescale).
  • Ability to supervise and act as a mentor to un-registered members of the team.
  • Demonstrate the ability to provide general nursing care to patients.
  • Ability to deliver training programmes. Ability to manage long term conditions/Chronic diseases


Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • NMC Registration
  • Evidence of Continual Professional Development
  • MIP, FLIP, ENB 998 Teaching & Assessing in Clinical Practice or City & Guilds 730 Teaching in Adult Education or willingness to work towards. Qualification must be achieved within agreed timescale
Experience Essential
  • Worked in an inpatient setting
Desirable
  • Working with people with learning disabilities, mental ill health or autism.
Knowledge Essential
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
Skills Essential
  • ECG and Venipuncture trained
Desirable
  • Palliative Care
  • End of Life Care
  • Tissue Viability


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