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RMN or RNLD (NHS), Child and Adolescent (Acorn Lodge)

Employer
South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Beckenham
Salary
£29,553 to £36,265 a year per annum inclusive of HCAs
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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As a Registered 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, ensuringconsistently 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, supervising junior staff and students, workingcollaboratively 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

You will develop confidence in assessing risk on a formal and informal basis and be able to balance this effectively with acting in the least restrictive way, fostering a safe yet therapeutic service. You will have a solid working knowledge of relevant legal frameworks i.e. MHA (1983), Capacity Act (2005) and the Children Act (1989).

As a staff nurse you will be an integral and valued part of the large multi-disciplinary team. You will take charge in coordinating shifts, formulating care plans, conducting risk assessments, supporting junior staff, working effectively with the wider team and most importantly building therapeutic relationships with the Children, families and carers. Your interpersonal skills, clinical judgement and positive demeanour will be crucial when providing high quality care.

You must be a registered nurse and It is essential you have an understanding of the challenges that face nurses caring for children with mental health difficulties today and be able to demonstrate resilience and empathy. Most important to us is that you have a commitment and passion to want to be part of an excellent service.

CAMHS experience is not essential as we offer a comprehensive tailored induction , with support from our Senior Nursing Team and access to our very own CAMHS Nursing Academy!

About us

Benefits:

We are committed to ensuring our staff get the most out of their benefits package and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. There is an extensive range of excellent benefits for you and your family. We want you to feel like you are part of a close knit team at SLaM. It's important to us that you valued and appreciated and that are why we have a comprehensive benefits package on offer

Some of our benefits are highlighted here:
  • Generous pay, pensions and leave,we offer a comprehensive pay, pensions and leave package which is dependent on the role and length of service.
  • Work life balance,flexible working and support a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working and job sharing.
  • Career development,There are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and we support your development through a number of programmes such as mentoring, coaching, positive people management, collective leadership and other talent programmes
  • Car lease,our staff benefits from competitive deals to lease cars
  • Accommodation,our staff benefits from keyworker housing available which is available on selected sites
  • NHS discounts,with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands though Health Service Discounts website.Other benefits include:
  • Counselling services
  • Wellbeing events
  • Long service awards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff restaurants


Job description Job responsibilities

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

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

Able to provide quality care that is responsive to service users needs, without close supervision.

Resilient: able to cope with difficult interpersonal situations.

Self-aware, self-confident and intrinsically motivated to do a good job and to motivate others

Empathy for service users including individuals who have experienced mental health problems. Loyal and able to advocate for and show pride in the work area and organization and demonstrates values of trust and NHS

Person Specification Education and Qualification Essential
  • Registered RMN/LD/Children's Nurse
Desirable
  • Mentorship qualification
Experience and knowledge Essential
  • 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 supervision
Desirable
  • Experience of shift co-ordination
  • Experience of supervising and mentoring junior staff and students.
Skills and Abilities Essential
  • Able to provide quality care that is responsive to service user's needs, without close supervision
  • Resilient: able to cope with difficult interpersonal situations.
  • Self-aware, self-confident and intrinsically motivated to do a good job and to motivate others
  • Advocates for all individuals, particularly those with protected characteristics; promotes equality and diversity
Desirable
  • IT skills
  • Skilled in supervision of others, and in providing critical and constructive feedback
other Essential
  • Skills in developing and changing clinical practice
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to build and maintain high standards of professional links and communication channels with a variety of personnel and agencies
  • able to work shift patterns across 24 hours and 7 days


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