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136 Nurse in Emergency Department

Employer
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Stevenage
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Be responsible for the MH assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation of care for service users on 136
  • Be required to teach other nursing and non-nursing personnel
  • Be a role model through their own good practice
  • Be responsible for maintaining clinical standards, and team systems under the direction of the MHLT
  • Assist the team leader in maintaining effective team working processes, including outcome measures
  • Be expected to deputise for the team leader in their absence
  • To manage the 136 resources and clinical environment where the 136 patient is during shift
  • To provide reports to the senior management team on the 136 activity in the Emergency dept
  • To revolve into MHLT assessor when no 136 are currently in dept -follow MHLT policy and JD

The successful candidate will receive up to �120 towards their registration fee, which will be paid upon commencement. This payment will be subject to tax and national insurance deductions.

Main duties of the job

  • Will function as a 136 Flow coordinator nurse within acute trust setting
  • Providing care and oversight of individuals or group of service users as allocated, taking responsibility for formulation of appropriate care plans in line with 136 policy
  • Will coordinate all co-workers assigned to his/her service user group and will ensure they are all fully conversant with all aspects regarding service users care and treatment
  • Will identify the individual care needs of allocated services users plan, implement, and evaluate all care programmes in conjunction with wider MDT
  • Will maintain close liaison with police and secure care staff
  • Will maintain close liaison with all dept staff involved in service users care [both from within the acute trust/HPFT and colleagues in police or secure care] and report on effectiveness and progress to MDT
  • Will lead and / or participate in clinical discussions, case conference etc and will prepare reports on service users as required
  • Will escalate any concerns re patient health or requirements , liase with appropriate medical /psychiatric drs with regards to need for prescribing medication etc
  • Will demonstrate and serve as an example for all clinical activities to appropriate grades of staff
  • To participate in assessment with also formulate management, care planning and review of all individuals, held under 136 in the acute trust ,as appropriate with the relevant disciplines


About us

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is an outstanding organisation with ambitions to match. We are one of just five mental health trusts to achieve an overall rating of 'Outstanding' from theCare Quality Commission, and our aim is to be the leading provider of mental health and specialist learning disability services in the country.

Our family of over 3500 members of staff provide health and social care for over 400,000 people with mental ill health, physical ill health and learning disabilities across Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, and Norfolk, delivering these services within the community and several inpatient settings. We also deliver a range of nationally commissioned specialist services including Tier 4 services for children and young people, perinatal services, plus medium and low secure learning disabilities services.

The care we provide makes a fantastic difference to the lives of our service users, their families and carers - everything is underpinned by choice, independence and equality, with our Trust values embedded throughout:

Our Trust values are:

Welcoming. Kind. Positive. Respectful. Professional.

These values are at the core of who we are, everything we do, and how we do it!

Would you like to be part of the HPFT family? Would you like work with us to ensure our service users live the fullest lives possible they can? Would you like to be supported in your career to be the best that you can be?

Then please read on...

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Will function as a 136 Flow coordinator nurse within acute trust setting
  • Providing care and oversight of individuals or group of service users as allocated, taking responsibility for formulation of appropriate care plans in line with 136 policy
  • Will coordinate all co-workers assigned to his/her service user group and will ensure they are all fully conversant with all aspects regarding service users care and treatment
  • Will identify the individual care needs of allocated services users plan, implement, and evaluate all care programmes in conjunction with wider MDT
  • Will maintain close liaison with police and secure care staff
  • Will maintain close liaison with all dept staff involved in service users care [both from within the acute trust/HPFT and colleagues in police or secure care] and report on effectiveness and progress to MDT
  • Will lead and / or participate in clinical discussions, case conference etc and will prepare reports on service users as required
  • Will escalate any concerns re patient health or requirements , liase with appropriate medical /psychiatric drs with regards to need for prescribing medication etc
  • Will demonstrate and serve as an example for all clinical activities to appropriate grades of staff
  • To participate in assessment with also formulate management, care planning and review of all individuals, held under 136 in the acute trust ,as appropriate with the relevant disciplines

Hertfordshire partnership university NHS Foundation trust [HPFT] is an exceptional organisation with big ambitions, our aim is to be the leading provider of mental health and specialist learning disability services in the country.

With a workforce of c.3000 and an annual income of c.�200m, the trust is organised across three Strategic Business Units and provides integrated health and social care services through a large network of community and inpatient settings, serving diverse communities across Hertfordshire, Norfolk, North Essex and Buckinghamshire. As a university foundation trust, HPFT continues to develop strong links with the University of excellent learning and development opportunities, as well as strengthening our clinical research capability.

Our Services

We provide mental health and social care services -including adults of Working Age, Older Adults, Children, and Adolescents and Specialist learning Disabilities Services.

The Trust works in close partnership with Hertfordshire County Council and also with other NHS organisations to promote and support mental health in the community. We also provide specialist learning disability services in Norfolk and North Essex.

Person Specification

QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION TRAINING

Essential

  • RMN/RLDN or Dip/ Bsc (Hons) in Mental Health/ Learning Disability Nursing


Desirable

  • ENB 998/ Preceptorship and Mentorship.
  • ENB 812 / BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Nursing Practice (Mental Health) or similar training.


PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Post-registration experience with at least some experience at band 6
  • Experience in acute and community areas
  • Experience in care planning, change management and use of Microsoft Office.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Knowledge of physical health contributions to Mental Health issues, difficulties, and assessment.


Desirable

  • Experience in working with acute mental health problems in any setting.


SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITY

Essential

  • An understanding of the needs of people with acute mental health problems
  • Confidence to work autonomously in the community and use own initiative and make decisions in complex situations.
  • Supervision skills.
  • Experience of risk assessment in an acute / community setting
  • Ability to cope with an unpredictable work pattern and frequent interruptions
  • Ability to work flexibly according to client/service needs
  • Receptive to changing environments and an ability to promote positive approaches to implementing changes according to service and client needs
  • Ability to remain calm in difficult situations.


Desirable

  • Specific clinical skills applicable in an acute community setting e.g. brief therapy, cognitive therapy, and anxiety management.
  • Experience in Service Development.
  • Experience in assisting with Operational policy development


COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Essential

  • Ability to communicate effectively within a multi- professional team
  • Ability to provide and receive complex, sensitive or contentious information, where persuasive, motivational, negotiating, training, empathic or reassuring skills are required.


ANALYTICAL SKILLS

Essential

  • Understanding of legal framework and social factors involved in community care
  • Multi-professional working/case management


Employer details

Employer name

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, SG1 4AB

Coreys Mill Lane

Stevenage

SG1 4AB

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