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Mental Health Staff Nurse - Walsall

Employer
Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Walsall
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Band 5 Adult Mental Health Inpatient Staff Nurse -Walsall

Are you looking for a new challenge and want to make a direct difference to patients, carers and staff every day? If you are, then this is an exciting time to join our services, which have a strong reputation for innovation and as such you will support us to shape our services.

Across the whole of the region we provide:
  • Adult and older adult mental health services.
  • Specialist learning disability services.
  • Mental health services for children and young people.
  • Community healthcare services for children, young people and families in Dudley.

Our purpose is to provide integrated healthcare services that empower people to make the most of their lives.

Main duties of the job

To practice within the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.

To assess patients well being and related needs.

To plan, deliver and evaluate programs of care.

To be a named nurse and be responsible for care coordination and delivery of care programs for patients on caseload.

To monitor the well being of patients and contribute to protecting individuals whose health and well being is at risk in accordance with local policies eg observation policy, risk management policy.

To establish and maintain effective communication with the multi disciplinary team, service users and carers, about programs of care and routine and daily activities.

To maintain patient confidentiality in accordance with the data protection act and professional code of conduct.

To involve service users, carers and relatives wherever feasible throughout episodes of care, offering choices at every opportunity.

About us

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide:
  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services
  • CAMHS

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.

Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.

We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To contribute to quality improvement initiatives, e.g. clinical audit, essence of care.

To take an active part in developing knowledge ideas and to support evidence based practice.

To regularly take charge of the ward, taking responsibility for the clinical area in the absence of deputy/ward manager.

To delegate and supervise the work of junior team members as appropriate to level of ability.

To contribute to the development of junior members of staff and students, promoting an environment conducive to learning.

To participate in regular management and supervision from ward manager/deputy ward manager.

To participate in regular individual performance review (IPRs) and in the production of a personal development plan.

To attend training courses that are mandatory, indicated in personal development plans or required by the needs of the service.

To work flexible shifts including Nights, Weekends and Bank Holidays in accordance with service needs.

Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • RMN/RLDN


Desirable

  • has experience


Skills

Essential

  • oAbility to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills


Employer details

Employer name

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Dorothy Pattison Hospital

Alumwell Close

Walsall

WS2 9XH



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