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Registered Mental Health Nurse - Brockington Mother & Baby Unit

Employer
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Stafford
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Brockington Mother and Baby Unit for a qualified RMN to work in a permanent full time position. Applications are invited from individuals who have a genuine interest in perinatal specific issues, however experience in this area of specialism is not essential as training will be provided. We positively encourage all genders to apply for this post.

You will have the opportunity to join a specialist team delivering high standards of nursing care to women and their families who are experiencing pregnancy related mental health problems.

The post holder will assist the Ward Manager in providing high quality nursing care and treatment of patients in conjunction with other professionals through the hospital's multi-disciplinary assessment, treatment and care programmes.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual who is an effective communicator and team player. You will provide high standards of care that is evidence based and you will be expected to work days, nights and weekends as per service requirements. A caring and sensitive nature is essential, and a willingness to learn new skills is imperative. You will be enthusiastic and approachable and part of your role will include the supervision of junior staff.

Main duties of the job

  • Deliver a high quality clinical service to patients and their families and carers.
  • Act as named nurse to a group of patients under the direction / supervision of the person identified with continuing responsibility.
  • Participate in therapeutic group work programmes, taking the lead where appropriate.
  • Take charge of the ward in the absence of the ward manager and deputy ward manager.
  • Administer medication, complying with relevant Trust procedures and NMC Guidance.
  • Assess patient's individual care needs, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care.
  • Contribute to the formulation of care plans in cooperation with multi-disciplinary teams within the hospital and under supervision of more senior team members.
  • Maintain an effective reporting system by observing and reporting verbally and in writing on patient condition
  • Ensure the safe custody of all patients as determined by the clinical team. This includes the supervision of patients within the hospital, grounds and the community, as required.
  • Support student nurses on placement within the service.
  • Participate in the development of the service to ensure clinical governance processes are actively implemented at team level.


About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by

Supporting your career development and progression.

Excellent NHS Pension scheme

Generous maternity, paternity, adoption leave

Options for flexible working

Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional annual leave.

Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources

If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients.

Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate

Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates

Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k

Free car parking at all trust sites

Free flu vaccination every year

Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

Job description

Job responsibilities

Before applying for this exciting and challenging role, we encourage applicants to view and read the job and person specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse on NMC Register
  • Conforms to NMC requirements


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of formulating assessments, planning, co-ordinating and supporting people within a hospital setting.
  • Experience of providing care and interventions within a health setting including specialist mental health settings.


Skills

Essential

  • Demonstrate working knowledge/understanding of evidence based practice.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of current thinking and guidance in the management of mental health conditions
  • Ability to assess and evaluate complex mental health conditions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the need for multi-disciplinary working and an ability to work across professional boundaries.
  • Ability to use own initiative, to enable contribution to a multi-disciplinary team approach.
  • Ability to effectively formulate risk management plans and to evaluate regularly.
  • Standard keyboard skills required for inputting onto Rio.


Personal Atrributes

Essential

  • Able to fulfil the travel requirements of the post.
  • Flexible approach to meeting the needs of the service.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to personal development.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of clinical/managerial supervision.
  • Ability to demonstrate the positive application of our behaviours.


Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Brockington Parent & Baby Unit, St Georges Hospital

Corporation Street

Stafford

ST16 3AG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

301-SB-24-6218135

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