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Staff Nurse - Beckett Place

Employer
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Tameside
Salary
£24,907 to £30,615 a year Per Annum
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Role Summary:The successful applicant will be motivated, dynamic and committed to working with people who can be difficult to engage.They will be expected to work as a named nurse, assessing, planning, coordinating and implementing care in collaboration with patients. They will work with the multi-disciplinary team to provide evidence based therapeutic interventions focussed on the rehabilitation and recovery of the patient.Support is offered through clinical and management supervision. Clinical supervision is facilitated by the Unit's clinical psychologist. Skills development is important to the service and patient focussed personal development is encouraged and supported. The successful candicate will be able to understand and work with the complex menatl health and physical needs of patients who have moved through secure services.Key Responsibilities of the Post:
  • To contribute to the maintenance of a safe, secure and therapeutic environment in conjunction with MDT members.
  • Regularly co-ordinate the efficient and effective running of the unit and to make some autonomous decisions in the absence of the Unit Manager and Charge Nurses.
  • To provide support via regular supervision to staff you line manage
  • Work in an environment, which at times may be stressful and unpredictable.
  • To ensure that the patient and their carers are at the centre of the care provided at Beckett Place.


Main duties of the job

Service Summary:

Beckett Place is an Ten bedded step-down relationally secure unit for women with severe mental illness and complex needs. The overall aim is to provide an intensive rehabilitation approach, based upon a gender sensitive approach to care.

The objective is to improve and enhance service delivery for service users and their carers in an environment that recognises the need for a gender sensitive approach to enable the women to undertake an active role in their recovery.

About us

Key Responsibilities of the Post:
  • To contribute to the maintenance of a safe, secure and therapeutic environment in conjunction with MDT members.
  • Regularly co-ordinate the efficient and effective running of the unit and to make some autonomous decisions in the absence of the Unit Manager and Charge Nurses.
  • To provide support via regular supervision to staff you line manage
  • Work in an environment, which at times may be stressful and unpredictable.
  • To ensure that the patient and their carers are at the centre of the care provided at Beckett Place.

Key Requirements of the Person Specification:Registered Nurse Mental HealthKnowledge of Mental Health Act 1983 / 2007, Mental Capacity Act 2005, Human Rights Act 1998Knowledge of Care Programme Approach, MHA Code of Practice 2015, Recovery Model and CQC Fundamental StandardsA positive attitude towards rehabilitation potential of patients in a low secure settingAbility to demonstrate understanding and practice of Clinical / Information Governance agenda (I.e. Duty of Candour)Proficient in use of Microsoft Word to prepare reports, care plans and other patient documentsAble to work shifts to meet the needs of the service including rotation of days, nights and weekends

Job description Job responsibilities

Key Responsibilities of the Post:
  • To contribute to the maintenance of a safe, secure and therapeutic environment in conjunction with MDT members.
  • Regularly co-ordinate the efficient and effective running of the unit and to make some autonomous decisions in the absence of the Unit Manager and Charge Nurses.
  • To provide support via regular supervision to staff you line manage
  • Work in an environment, which at times may be stressful and unpredictable.
  • To ensure that the patient and their carers are at the centre of the care provided at Beckett Place.

Key Requirements of the Person Specification:Registered Nurse Mental HealthKnowledge of Mental Health Act 1983 / 2007, Mental Capacity Act 2005, Human Rights Act 1998Knowledge of Care Programme Approach, MHA Code of Practice 2015, Recovery Model and CQC Fundamental StandardsA positive attitude towards rehabilitation potential of patients in a low secure settingAbility to demonstrate understanding and practice of Clinical / Information Governance agenda (I.e. Duty of Candour)Proficient in use of Microsoft Word to prepare reports, care plans and other patient documentsAble to work shifts to meet the needs of the service including rotation of days, nights and weekends

Person Specification Education / Qualifications Essential
  • Registered RMN
  • Evidence of awareness of NMC Revalidation process
  • Adherence to and understanding of NMC Code
Desirable
  • Evidence of undertaking training in therapeutic interventions (PSI, CBT, Alcohol / drugs, offence related work).
  • Evidence of Portfolio
  • Evidence of having undertaken management training
Experience Essential
  • Experience in an inpatient setting or Experience of working in a community setting with patients with a dual diagnosis, personality disorder or offending history
Desirable
  • Experience in a secure setting.
  • Experience of working with patients with a personality disorder
  • Experience of working with substance use (inc. New Psychoactive Substances)
  • Experience of My Shared Pathway
  • Understanding and experience of relational security
Skills and abilities Essential
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work therapeutically with patients therapeutically on a 1:1 basis or in a groups
  • Ability to communicate and liaise with partner agencies and other services to support patient rehabilitation and recovery
  • A positive attitude towards rehabilitation potential of patients in a low secure setting
  • Awareness of skills required for Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression, ability to complete the training and apply this in practice
  • Ability to work as part of an MDT and co-ordinate a shift (I.e. organise, lead & motivate staff)
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Word to prepare reports, care plans and other patient documents
  • Proficient in use of e-mail and other electronic systems e.g. for training and incident reporting
  • Motivated to maintain a high standard of documentation reflecting NMC and Trust standards (written and electronic)
Desirable
  • Ability to drive unit passenger vehicle to contribute to service needs
  • Skilled in use of Excel/Access for audit and research purposes
  • able to deal with physical health incidents and emergencies
Knowledge Essential
  • Knowledge of Mental Health Act 1983 / 2007, Mental Capacity Act 2005, Human Rights Act 1998
  • Knowledge of Care Programme Approach, MHA Code of Practice 2015, Recovery Model and CQC Fundamental Standards
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of current key issues & developments in mental health care
  • Knowledge of Clinical & Management Supervision
  • Knowledge of current legislation & policy affecting the NHS or Nursing
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding and practice of Clinical / Information Governance agenda (I.e. Duty of Candour)
  • Knowledge of their role in relation to child & adult safeguarding
  • Knowledge of the role of research and audit in promoting quality
Desirable
  • Knowledge of policy and reports specific to secure care environments and patients
  • Knowledge of Mentally Disordered Offender policy or practice
  • Knowledge of policy and research related to personality disorder
Work related circumstances Essential
  • Able to work shifts to meet the needs of the service including rotation of days, nights and weekends (If necessary adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act 2005)


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