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Registered Mental Health Nurse

Employer
Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£29,553 to £36,265 a year per annum HCAS inclusive
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Rehabilitation
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are looking for Registered Mental Health Nurses who are looking for new challenges in rehabilitation (mental health). You will be caring, compassionate and committed to providing the best service possible to patients. You will possess the will and the drive to work with clients who suffer from severe and enduring mental illnesses in a creative and exciting way. As the Primary Nurse for a group of service users you will take charge of their care to ensure that they re-learn old skills and acquire new ones to enable their social integration, using Recovery model of care. You will possess sound clinical risk assessment and management skills, good knowledge of the Mental Health Act (1983), CPA and NMC code of conduct. We are looking for someone with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and who can work both as part of a team and on their own initiative and respond creatively to service provision and service user needs.

Rosedale Court is part of the Rehabilitation service line and offers community based rehabilitation for adult residents of Harrow. The facilities provide mixed open rehabilitation inpatient care. There are good transport links to the unit.

You can expect good level of support as well as access to training and development opportunities.

Main duties of the job

Nursing, turning lives around, being the ears that our patients need; all the reasons you looked to become a Nurse. In addition to this we want to offer you;
  • shadowing opportunities for you within our Rehabilitation Services.
  • Commitment to career mapping to ensure continuous professional development including opportunities such as CBT, DBT, ECG and venepuncture training
  • Flexible shift working hours to provide a healthy work-life balance
  • Training package (inc sponsorship for post-graduate studies up to masters)
  • Hidden Gem, annual award ceremonies and award-winning Staff Networks that have thousands of members and exciting events.


Vaccination

The successful applicant may have contact with patients or service users. As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.

About us

Why work at Rosedale Court ?
  • AIMS accredited wards- meaning that you will be working with a team who has achieved the highest standards of clinical excellence as governed by the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Wards equipped with latest technology including electronic prescribing to reduce time spent on administration and drug rounds and allow more time for care.
  • Commitment from the team to develop you as a practitioner by offering coaching and in-house development sessions
  • An opportunity to work with a fun, energetic and passionate team who are committed to looking after each other as well as their patients- evidenced by their team outings, away days and local events.
  • Excellent staff benefits: our benefit packages are amongst the best in London and include: childcare vouchers, health and wellbeing services, season ticket loans and cycle to work scheme


Job description Job responsibilities

  • You will be a current RMN or soon-to-be qualified RMN
  • You will possess sound clinical risk assessment and management skills
  • Good knowledge of the Mental Health Act (1983), CPA and NMC code of conduct.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and on their own initiative and respond creatively to service provision and service user needs
  • Maintaining accurate, legible, comprehensive records
  • Safeguarding people by recognising and responding when an adult or child might be at risk from abuse but also recognising their own limits and asking for help and escalate concerns when necessary
  • Escalating safety concerns and by doing so acting as effective advocates for those who use our services.

Interviews will be conducted week commencing 15/08/2022

Person Specification EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse - RMN
  • Evidence of ongoing Professional development
Desirable
  • Mentorship training or equivalent
Experience Essential
  • Experience working in the In-patient settings or other multi- disciplinary team
Desirable
  • Experience of HTT working
  • Experience of working within a community team
ATTITUDES, APTITUDES PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS Essential
  • A demonstrable ability to weigh up situations and consider the benefits and problems before decisions are made
  • Demonstrate ability to plan, manage and implement projects when required and assume delegated lead responsibilities
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES Essential
  • Demonstrate ability to assess, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care for individuals experiencing acute mental distress.
  • Demonstrate Knowledge and skills in assessing and managing risk Demonstrate ability to co-ordinate a team and it's day to day work.
  • Demonstrate ability to use a range of therapeutic interventions with individuals in acute mental health crisis.
  • Demonstrate understanding of CPA and it's application. Demonstrate good communication skills, including listening, reflecting, empathy, facilitation, persuasion, motivation, negotiation, education and reassurance, even in challenging and sensitive situations.
  • Demonstrate ability to determine and reduce risk to self, clients and others.
  • Demonstrate a commitment and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of issues and developments within Mental Health and the National Health Service.
  • Demonstrate ability to treat service users with respect and dignity at all times, adopting a culturally sensitive approach which considers the needs of the whole person
  • Demonstrate ability to build constructive relationships with warmth and empathy, using good communication skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to work professionally with challenging and difficult behaviours
  • Demonstrate ability to work as an autonomous clinician.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills, including listening, reflecting, empathy, facilitation, persuasion, motivation, negotiation, education and reassurance, even in challenging and sensitive situations.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the role of HTT and of the social model of care.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of issues and developments within Mental Health and the National Health Service.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate appropriately and clearly in writing.
  • Demonstrate a willingness and ability to seek out and use opportunities for supervision, development and training.
Desirable
  • Demonstrate knowledge of audit and research.
  • Demonstrate the ability to promote the HTT to clients, other professional and non-professional groups.
  • Demonstrate ability to work as an autonomous clinician.


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