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Bank Band 5 Mental Health Nurse, CAMHS

Employer
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£28,407 a year p.a pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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We currently have opportunities to join the Nursing Bank within Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT). In particular we are looking for temporary staff to work as and when required often, at short notice, at Band 5 level, within our CAMHS Unit Forest House, HertfordshireAll roles on the bank are for as and when workers and therefore in particular may suit those already working part-time, with other commitments, or who want to work on a short-term basis.HPFT provides services for service users with mental health, learning disability and children's and adolescent mental health problems. Applicants should have some experience of working in a healthcare setting particularly within mental health services. HPFT has a range of healthcare settings across the County and therefore access to a car would be beneficial unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010 which prevents you from driving PLEASE REFER TO THE JOB DESCRIPTION AND PERSONAL SPECIFICTION FOR DETAILS OF THE SKILLS REQUIRED BEFORE APPLYING.

Main duties of the job

To be part of an integrated health/social care team providing inpatient care for service users suffering from serious and enduring mental illness. Offering nursing interventions in a wide variety of clinical,therapeutic and social forms with the aim of promoting mental health wellbeing, self-autonomy and independence.

The post holder will be responsible for the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care, in liaison with the care team in the capacity of a mental health nurse.

o Work as a Named Nurse/part of a team for the individuals in theservice area, providing a holistic approach to service user assessment,treatment, review and management of packages of careo Ensure that the statutory requirements of the MHA 1983 (amended2007) and Mental Capacity Act are observed and appliedo Clinical skills relative to the delivery of care in the serviceareao Have effective working relationships with other professionals withinthe service area, across the Strategic Business Units, (SBUs) Trustand other NHS providers and key stakeholderso Contribute towards effective management and utilisation ofresources with service areao Lead a nursing staff team in the absence of the Charge Nurse.

About us

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. 3,000 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 trust, HPFT continues to develop strong links with the University of Hertfordshire providing excellent learning and development opportunities, as well as strengthening our clinical research capability.

Whilst it is a challenging period for the NHS, there has never been a more exciting time to join HPFT. Building on the CQC ' Outstanding' rating given by the CQC in 2019, we remain on our Good to Great journey as we continue to innovate, improve, transform and ultimately deliver the very highest standards of care to the service users and communities that we serve. To support us on this journey we are looking for an energetic, dynamic and ambitious individual to join our organisation.

In our recent NHS Trust Survey, 95% of staff feel their role makes a difference to Service Users, 90% are enthusiastic about their roles and people would recomment us as a place to work

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Staff Bank Bureau is seeking Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMHN) who is committed to providing high-quality care. We are offering a Bank role to work alongside our current nursing staff and be part of the multi-disciplinary team that really delivers. This is a excellent opportunity and you'll be ambitious to take a multidisciplinary approach to delivering care to our inpatients.

Offering nursing interventions in a wide variety of clinical,therapeutic and social forms with the aim of promoting mental health wellbeing, self-autonomy and independence.

The post holder will be responsible for the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care, in liaison with the care team in the capacity of a mental health nurse.

Work as a Named Nurse/part of a team for the individuals in theservice area, providing a holistic approach to service user assessment,treatment, review and management of packages of care Ensure that the statutory requirements of the MHA 1983 (amended2007) and Mental Capacity Act are observed and applied Clinical skills relative to the delivery of care in the servicearea Have effective working relationships with other professionals withinthe service area, across the Strategic Business Units, (SBUs) Trustand other NHS providers and key stakeholders Contribute towards effective management and utilisation ofresources with service area Lead a nursing staff team in the absence of the Charge Nurse.

Person Specification

Knowledge/Training/Experience

Essential

  • Experience in RNMH CAMHS
  • NMC
  • IT/PC Literate
  • Experience of assessing and managing clinical risk


Desirable

  • Completion of management training
  • Teaching/training experience


Communication Skills

Essential

  • Good written communication
  • Customer Service skills


Other

Essential

  • Car driver (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010 which prevents you from driving


Employer details

Employer name

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Forest House, Forest Lane, Kingsley Green, Harper Lane, Radlett, Herts, WD7 9HQ

Forest House, Forest Lane, Kingsley Green, Harper Lane, Radlett, Herts, WD7 9HQ

Hertfordshire

WD7 9HQ

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