Mental Health Nurses (Qualified Overseas Mental Health Nurses)

Employer
Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Leatherhead House
Salary
£28,407 to £34,580 a year Including HCA allowance
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time
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MENTAL HEALTH NURSES – Internationally Educated Mental Health Nurse Applicant

Please read the attached NMC requirements before applying.

Do you want to relocate to the UK?

Are you a qualified Mental Health Nurse?

Do you have substantial experience working in Mental Health?

Are you Passionate about Patient Care and Safety?

Do you want to work in an innovative & award-winning Trust with a vibrant culture of research, Quality Improvement & education?

Have you passed the English language test and CBT and require support to complete the OSCE?

If the answer is yes, then Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you!

We want to hear from Mental Health Nurses who are enthusiastic and passionate about patient care and safety to join our Inpatient and Community Mental Health Services as well as Learning Disability Services.

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey & North-East Hampshire.

Main duties of the job

• To assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care needs of a specific group of service users

• To supervise, mentor and teach qualified and unqualified staff including students

• To co-ordinate the patient environment on a shift by shift basis

• To co-ordinate care for a specified group of service users

• To lead the clinical management of a designated of service users, in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care.

• To observe report and record changes in the service user physical, mental health and behaviour.

• To work with the MDT in planning and delivering care

• To identify, provide and supervise the necessary physical care to service users to help those complete daily living activities i.e.: personal hygiene, diet and fluid intake, clothing and laundry, manual handling, personal environment, manual handling, elimination, maintaining rest and sleep and activity, physical observations.

• To identify and provide and supervise therapeutic activities, emotional support and stability to clients to ensure effective engagement whilst maintaining professional boundaries.

• To undertake prescribed physical observations as follows: blood pressure, temperature, respirations, blood sugars, urinalysis, weight and height, and report exceptions appropriately.

• To be responsible for the correct administration of prescribed medication.

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Job description Job responsibilities

The post holder will be a core member of the multi-disciplinary team, participating in the provision of on-going assessments, care planning, treatment and support of people with serious and enduring mental health problems and people in crisis. He/she will particularly ensure access to and availability of mental health nursing skills to users of mental health services and their families.

Key Responsibilities

· To assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care needs of a specific group of service users

· To supervise, mentor and teach qualified and unqualified staff including students

· To co-ordinate the patient environment on a shift by shift basis

· To co-ordinate care for a specified group of service users

· To lead the clinical management of a designated of service users, in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care.

· To ensure that junior staff and students are actively engaged in patient activity

· To observe report and record changes in the service user physical, mental health and behaviour.

· To work with the MDT in planning and delivering care

· To maintain working knowledge of legislation, policy and guidance pertaining to mental health and learning disabilities

· To identify, provide and supervise the necessary physical care to service users to help those complete daily living activities i.e.: personal hygiene, diet and fluid intake, clothing and laundry, manual handling, personal environment, manual handling, elimination, maintaining rest and sleep and activity, physical observations.

· To act in a manner to respect the customs, individuality, values, sexuality and spiritual beliefs and activity, supporting the individual to fulfil these. To identify and take action when any behaviour undermines diversity and equality.

· To identify and provide and supervise therapeutic activities, emotional support and stability to clients to ensure effective engagement whilst maintaining professional boundaries.

· To create and maintain professional supportive relationships with all members of staff with other professionals and agencies to enhance recovery.

· To undertake prescribed physical observations as follows: blood pressure, temperature, respirations, blood sugars, urinalysis, weight and height, and report exceptions appropriates.

· To be responsible for the correct administration of prescribed medication.

· To work within Trust and Professional guidelines related to consent and capacity to consent.

· To understand the range of interventions available, the evidence base and potential outcomes for service users.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Qualifications required -
  • Nursing Qualification
  • English requirement for NMC & Immigration which must be taken
  • within 3 months. You can meet the NMC & Immigration English level requirements by either one of the following:
  • OET with a score of 350 (B) in reading, listening and Speaking and a 300(C+) in writing, or
  • English Language Test System (IELTS) IELTS Academic overall score of at least 7.0. Each section should be at least: 6.5 in writing and 7.0 in reading, listening and speaking
  • When your English requirements have been met, next you register with the NMC as an Mental Health Nurse (RMN) and complete a self-assessment declaring that you meet all the requirements to join the NMC register.
  • Once you have passed the eligibility assessment you will be able to sit your CBT. When you have passed your CBT you will then complete your NMC application and submit for assessment.
  • NMC Test of Competence part 1 (Mental Health CBT) which must be taken within 1 month of passing your English test.
  • See NMC registration requirements here: https://www.nmc.org.uk/registration/joining-the-register/register-nurse-midwife/trained-outside-uk/
Desirable
  • Mentorship qualification would be an advantage
Experience Essential
  • Experience required Ideally 6 months post qualification experience, but preceptorship may be available for newly qualified nurses.
  • Suitable for someone who is passionate about providing a high quality holistic approach to the care and support provided to people admitted into the unit to exercise choice over their own lives.


Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details Employer name
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Address
Third Floor, Leatherhead House

Station Road

Leatherhead House

Surrey

KT22 7ET

Employer's website
https://www.sabp.nhs.uk/working-for-us (Opens in a new tab)

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

325-C9325-23-9495
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