RMN Inpatient Staff Nurse

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year pa
Closing date
5 Oct 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Band 5 Adult Mental Health Inpatient Staff Nurse - Our Adult Inpatient Services at Bushey Fields Hospital are recruiting for Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurses

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to make a direct difference to patients, carers and staff every day then this golden opportunity ishere for you. This role is ideal for both experienced nurses and the newly qualified RMNs.

Our services have a strong reputation for innovation and as such you will join a well motivated team to shape our services for the 21st century.

The 3 wards that are recruiting are Clee ward (Female), Wrekin ward (Female & Male) and Clent Ward

Across the whole of the region we provide:o Adult and older adult mental health services.o Specialist learning disability services.o Mental health services for children and young people.o Community healthcare services for children, young people and families in Dudley.

Our purpose is to provide integrated healthcare services that empower people to make the most of their lives.

Main duties of the job

- Ensure all necessary documentation, identified in organisational/local policies/ procedures, is completed by self and others as required.- Ensure an open channel of communication/information to the team and other members of the multi disciplinary team and within your patientgroup.- Refer any enquires out of your sphere of competence to the appropriate channels.- Maintain confidentiality of any information regarding patients/organisation & colleagues.- Develop nursing practice through the critical appraisal of research, integrating findings, where appropriate, into clinical practice.-Support nursing and multi-disciplinary research and audit within the Trust.- Participate in performance reviews of personal development and training needs.- Maintain a professional portfolio and registration for practice.- Adhere to statutory requirements and standards identified by the NMC.- Ensure the environment is conducive to the standards identified for student nurse education and development.- Report and discuss any professional concerns with the Ward Manager.- Act as positive role model when carrying out all aspects of patient care.- Be non-judgmental in your approach to the patient despite difficulties that may present.- Take time to listen to the patient regarding their concerns, anxieties and needs

About us

At Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we're building a high-calibre, diverse and inclusive mental health workforce. One that will givetalented professionals like you the opportunity to shape an outstanding service that will transform community mental healthcare and deliverhappier and healthier lives all across our communities.The Trust is rated 'Good' from CQC (Care Quality Commission) and will become the lead provider for mental health services across The BlackCountry . We have recently invested in newly created clinical divisions and are currently developing new models of integrated primary andsecondary care for adults and older adults, as well launching a far-reaching inpatient strategy, working to eradicate dormitories and building newfacilities.This ambitious model is multi-agency and multi-disciplinary, opening the door for you to work in a collaborative and flexible way with partners,service users, carers and their families.

Job description Job responsibilities

To assess patients well being and related needs.To plan, deliver and evaluate programs of care.To be a named nurse and be responsible for care coordination and delivery of care programs for patients on caseload.To monitor the well being of patients and contribute to protecting individuals whose health and well being is at risk in accordance with localpolicies eg observation policy, risk management policy.To establish and maintain effective communication with the multi disciplinary team, service users and carers, about programs of care and routineand daily activities.Interviewer information packTo maintain patient confidentiality in accordance with the data protection act and professional code of conduct.To involve service users, carers and relatives wherever feasible throughout episodes of care, offering choices at every opportunity.To be conversant with, and practice within, the 1983 Mental Health Act and Code of Practice, including the receipt of section papers.To maintain clinical records in accordance with local policies.To monitor and maintain health, safety, and security of self and others in own work area as identified in local policies.To contribute to quality improvement initiatives, e.g. clinical audit, essence of care.To take an active part in developing knowledge ideas and to support evidence based practice.To regularly take charge of the ward, taking responsibility for the clinical area in the absence of deputy/ward manager.To delegate and supervise the work of junior team members as appropriate to level of ability.To contribute to the development of junior members of staff and students, promoting an environment conducive to learning.To participate in regular management and supervision from ward manager/deputy ward manager.To participate in regular individual performance review (IPRs) and in the production of a personal development plan.To attend training courses that are mandatory, indicated in personal development plans or required by the needs of the service.To work flexible shifts including Nights, Weekends and Bank Holidays in accordance with service needs.

Person Specification Qualification Essential
  • has experience
Skills Essential
  • oAbility to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills

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