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Registered Mental Health Nurse Inpatient

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Jan 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse to join a progressive forward thinking, recovery focused inpatient team. Providing acute mental health services to 18 females situated in the west side of Hull, with excellent transport links and local amenities.

The team is comprised of medical staff including Consultant Psychiatrist, Junior Doctors and Trainees. Nursing staff both registered and non-registered, Specialist Social Worker, Specialist Occupational Therapist and therapy team including activity coordinators.

As a team we are consistently focused on the provision of quality care which is evidence based and as such actively support staff development through provision of formal and informal training to ensure that our staff are afforded the skills required to effectively and efficiently to support recovery.

Main duties of the job

  • To plan care for patients e.g., organising appointments, treatments, interventions, care programme approach (CPA) reviews
  • Responsible for managing and prioritising own workload, balancing the needs of patients and service requirements/competing priorities
  • To assess the needs of patients and their carers based on the analysis of a range of facts or situations. Interventions will be planned on the assessment information and the interpretation of this e.g. Mental Health assessment/risk assessment
  • To contribute to assessment and management plan for patients with high risk clinical needs to ensure safety of patients, carers, staff and the general public
  • Develops and maintains the patients control over decision making, assess the patient's commitment to the jointly determined plan of care, and fosters personal responsibility for health
  • Deliver care interventions and nursing advice in a variety of settings, that promote patient flexibility and choice, and which are sensitive to cultural preferences

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good, health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale and Whitby. We deliver safe, effective, and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental, and social health and wellbeing of our patients and service users.

To find out more about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our website

You will join our team of over 3,600 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialties to change lives every day. We're extremely proud of our Trust community and we know you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development to ensure the delivery of high quality, person-centred and compassionate care to patients. We value our staff and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills and competencies to deliver outstanding care.

The Trust recognises the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further informationwith regard to this vacancy please see attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification Knowledge Essential
  • A broad understanding of relevant policy, legislation drivers and their application to clinical and service area, e.g. Mental Capacity Act, Social Inclusion
  • An understanding of relevant clinical practice/standards within identified clinical area
  • Standard IT skills
  • Full understanding of relevant policy, drivers and their application to clinical and service area, e.g. NSF, Social Inclusion
  • Full understanding/application of relevant clinical practice/standards/audit within identified clinical area
Personal Attributes Essential
  • Able to demonstrate effective inter-personal/communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate ethical values and attitudes within a culture of equality and diversity
  • Work within the culture of improving working lives and working time directive
  • Awareness of leadership/management skills and qualities
  • Working knowledge of Trust policies and procedures
Experience Essential
  • Willingness to undertake and complete preceptorship; facilitating the transition for newly qualified nurse booklet and core competency development programme
  • Appropriate knowledge/experience of working in mental health/learning disability clinical practice areas
  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area at specialist level of care
  • Evidence of specialist practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development
Qualifications Essential
  • Part III or 13 of NMC live register
  • Willingness to undertake mentorship training and responsibilities
  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring pre-registration students
  • Evidence of current CPD/formal qualifications at an advanced level e.g. degree or post graduate level or equivalent knowledge/experiential learning
Effort and Environment Essential
  • Mandatory training for the management of violence and aggression
  • Requirement of frequent concentration e.g. assessments, care plans

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