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Nurse Bank (MH Inpatient) - Band 5

Employer
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Wakefield
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
9 Jun 2024
You are invited to apply to join the Trust Bank as a Registered Nurse which entails working on an as and when required basis. Bank cover is available to support services Trustwide, which includes Barnsley, Calderdale, Dewsbury, Huddersfield and Wakefield.

We are looking for committed Registered Mental Health Nurses (RMN) and Learning Disabilities Nurse (RNLD). The role will be varied, challenging and rewarding which requires a positive outlook and an ability to develop and maintain a meaningful therapeutic relationship with the service users. The focus of the role is on delivering the highest possible standards of care that maximises service user recovery and rehabilitation potential. You will have high standards of communication and people skills, a non-judgemental and person-centred approach and above all a real caring attitude and be prepared to make a difference. Criteria for being registered on the Trust Bank is that you can commit to a minim of 4 shifts in a 6 month period and all mandatory training is kept up to date.

This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside staff in delivering a high quality nursing service by working in partnership with health care professionals, the service users and their family/carers.

Any opportunities for temporary/fixed term contract or positions advertised internally are available for Bank workers to apply.

Main duties of the job

We are a specialist NHS Foundation Trust that provides community, mental health and learning disability services for the people of Barnsley, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield. We also provide some low and medium secure (forensic) services to the whole of Yorkshire and the Humber.

Our mission is to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities and we do this by providing high-quality care in the right place at the right time. We employ staff in both clinical and non-clinical support services who work hard to make a difference to the lives of service users, families and carers.

Being a foundation trust means were accountable to our members, who can have a say in how were run. Around 14,300 local people (including our staff) are members of our Trust.

Join us and you will be one of over 4,500 staff committed to supporting and improving the mental, physical and social needs of the thousands of people we meet and help every year.

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.

About us

We are a specialist NHS Foundation Trust that provides community, mental health and learning disability services for the people of Barnsley, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield. We also provide low and medium secure services and are the lead for the west Yorkshire secure provider collaborative .

Our mission is to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities, we do this by providing high-quality care in the right place at the right time. We employ staff in both clinical and non-clinical services who work hard to make a difference to the lives of service users, families and carers. We encourage and welcome applications from all protected characteristic groups, we value diversity and want our workforce to be reflective of our communities.

Being a foundation Trust means were accountable to our members, who can have a say in how were run. Around 14,300 local people (including staff) are members of our Trust.

Join us and you will be one of over 4,500 staff committed to supporting and improving the mental, physical and social needs of the thousands of people we meet and help each year.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work flexibly to cover shifts to provide a 365 day per year service

Act as shift co-ordinator as required and to participate in the planning and co-ordinating of the shift to ensure smooth and effective running of the service and role model best practice

Co-ordinate and lead the team to make effective use of team skills to provide the best possible standards of care and treatment / interventions

To prioritise workload in keeping with the team and service objectives

Take full involvement as a primary nurse by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating treatment / care for named service users

To actively participate and contribute to service users reviews, ward rounds, meetings as applicable

To provide care and specific interventions for other service users as allocated on a daily basis, and directly in accordance with their written care plan

Communication

Maintain accurate and up to date care plans for each service user

Maintain effective use of systems for service user and carer documentation

Contribute to keeping statistical service records, be involved in the evaluation process, as required by the manager

Develop good working relationships with consultants, their teams and other trust teams and services to ensure effective service delivery and best use of resources

Develop positive relationships with non-statutory and voluntary agencies to develop working partnerships as appropriate to the service development and local delivery

Positively embrace service user / carer involvement in all aspects of service delivery wherever and whenever possible

Inform all service users of their right to access their care plan, and to actively encourage them to read, write / evaluate their care plan

In conjunction with the team contribute constructively to develop and communicate a shared philosophy of culture and practice

To work within the boundaries of accountability and confidentiality

Human Resources / Supervision / Management

Know, maintain and constantly strive to improve all standards of care and procedures (written and implicit) within the team

Ensure that high standards of care are maintained by self and peers

To provide direction, guidance and support to junior staff

Participate in and provide clinical supervision

Take responsibility for creating an environment that respects and values equality, diversity and rights

Take responsibility for creating an environment that promotes health, safety and security for service users, carers and staff

Maintain awareness of developments in clinical practice

Act in a manner which will promote a positive image of the service, the trust, with the public, service users and other staff

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • 1st Level Registered Nurse on the appropriate part of the register


Desirable

  • Relevant post basic qualifications CBT/PSI. Experience of mentoring/supporting learners or ability to demonstrate the skills required for effective mentoring.


Experience

Essential

  • Involvement in a systematic approach to care: Assessment, care planning, implementation and evaluation. Awareness of the Care Programme Approach. Working with individuals who have mental health needs or working with people with a learning disability. Knowledge of key worker/primary nurse system. Working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team/working with other disciplines. Knowledge of collaborative working within a recovery based model of intervention. Clinical/Professional Supervision.


Desirable

  • Implementation of the Care Programme Approach. Experience of leading and supervising junior/unqualified staff. Experience of working with a care pathway approach toward recovery. Experience of working with risk assessment models i.e. HCR, 20. Experience using risk tools to support assessment and interventions in relevant clinical setting


Employer details

Employer name

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Trust

Address

Fieldhead Hospital

Ouchthorpe Lane

Wakefield

wf1 3sp

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C9378-Bank-0524B

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