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Senior Registered Nurse (Community)

Employer
Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Knaresborough
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

Job Details

Are you looking for a new challenge or ready to take your first post in the community setting?

Would you like to work in the beautiful Harrogate District?

Are you passionate about providing excellent nursing care to older adults? If so we have a post available for permanent full time Band 6 Senior Community Registered Nurse at Alexander House working in our Community Mental Health Team.

You will develop and improve your skills and knowledge in the community and be an active member of our multidisciplinary team. You will be a Key Worker with a caseload which will be challenging at times, as well as rewarding.

You will have a knowledge of severe and enduring mental health illness alongside the multitude of co-existing factors that affect the health and wellbeing of our patients, their carers and families.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player with good communication skills and the willingness to learn and develop as well as share their knowledge, in this exciting field of mental health. In return we offer you the opportunity to work with a highly skilled and experienced MDT providing support and supervision for you, excellent standards of care for our service users. Please note that the standard working hours for this role are Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm or 9am to 5pm, however flexible working can be considered.

We are an established team covering Harrogate, Knaresborough, Ripon, Wetherby, working in peoples own homes and other care environments.

Main duties of the job

We are committed to delivering high quality patient centred care and pride ourselves on good team working skills. It is therefore important that the successful candidate is a flexible team player and holds excellent interpersonal and communication skills to meet the needs of the patients, carers, families and the partners with whom we work.

About us

We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.

From education and prevention to crisis and specialist care - our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.

We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.

We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.

We won't rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current professional registration with Nursing & Midwifery Council. RMNH/RNLD
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
  • Recognised Practice Supervisor and/or Practice Assessor, clinical educator or equivalent. Must be achieved within 6 months
  • Trained in Clinical Supervision and providing clinical supervision OR willingness to work towards within 6 months


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of 12 months experience post completion of preceptorship experience working with people with mental ill health, Autism or Learning Disability in a care environment.
  • Working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers.
  • Providing clinical supervision to individuals or groups as professionally appropriate.
  • Supervising or assessing students on practice placement.
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Quality improvement activities


Desirable

  • Experience of working with Older People with Mental Health conditions


Knowledge

Essential

  • Demonstrable knowledge to post-graduate level of evidence-based practice in caring for patients in the designated field including specialist knowledge of co-morbidity (physical and mental health) in relation to acute and chronic conditions.
  • Understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act).
  • Understanding of psychological models of care and treatment.
  • Clinical Risk Assessment and Management and its application in practice.
  • Working knowledge of clinical medicines management, including administration of injections


Skills

Essential

  • Provide leadership and monitor, co-ordinate and prioritise the activities of a team.
  • Communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to patients, carers/families and all members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and undertake lead professional responsibilities
  • Provide effective clinical supervision, teaching, training and assessing in clinical practice.


Other

Essential

  • Able to work in accordance with the Staff Compact and Trust Values and Behaviours.
  • able to travel independently across the trust as required
  • Able to engage with vulnerable people and work effectively in distressing and challenging circumstances


Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Alexander House

Ash Tree Road

Knaresborough

HG5 0UB

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346-NYM-039-24

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