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Bank Registered Mental Health Nurse DH

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill
£17 to £25.78 an hour Bank rates
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Part Time
The King's Staff Bank offers flexible working patterns which support you and the Trust, and can also provide regular lines of work for those with full-time availability and with previous NHS nursing background.

As a Registered Mental Health Nurse you provide direct personal care to service users/ patients, without direct supervision, and co-ordinate the care given by colleagues.

The post holder will deliver high quality safe nursing care, ensuring consistently high standards of practice and clinical excellence which comply with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) code of professional conduct.

The role includes leading the delivery of comprehensive service user assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of person-centered care in a collaborative way. The post holder will co-ordinate a first class service that includes assessment and monitoring of physical health, maintaining service users rights, working collaboratively with the Multi-Disciplinary Team and maintaining a safe and therapeutic working environment and accurate records. Band 5 nursing roles are only open only to staff with a nursing registration, obtained as a result of completing a qualification recognised by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Main duties of the job

Please refer to the Job Description attached for this Bank post.

The King's Staff Bank offers flexible working with the Trust

About us

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c�1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 15,000 staff based across Southeast London. The Trust provides a full range of local and specialist services across its five sites. The trust-wide strategy of Strong Roots, Global Reach is our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally enabled, and focused on sustainability, we aim to take Team King's to another level.

We are at a pivotal point in our history, and we require individuals who are ready to join a highly professional team and make a real, lasting difference to our patients and our people.

King's is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone's contribution is required to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust's carbon emissions, waste, and pollution wherever possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the Job Description attached for this Bank post.

The King's Staff Bank offers flexible working with the Trust

Person Specification



  • Registered Adult Nurse and/or Registered Mental Health Nurse and/or Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse

Experience & Knowledge


  • Experience of research-based/reflective practice, e.g. understanding and ability to use supervision to reflect on skills, attitude and knowledge and develop these by using evidence based practice.
  • Knowledge of relevant Professional and Clinical legislation

Skills and Abilities


  • Able to provide quality care that is responsive to service user's needs, without close supervision.
  • Resilient: able to cope with difficult interpersonal situations.
  • Advocates for all individuals, particularly those with protected characteristics promotes equality and diversity.
  • Forms very effective working relationships with colleagues.


  • Skilled in supervision of others, and in providing critical and constructive feedback.
  • IT skills

Employer details

Employer name

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust



Denmark Hill


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