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Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
£31,163 to £37,875 a year Per annum inclusive of Outer London HCAS
Closing date
27 Jan 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Enfield Mental Health Inpatient /RMN/RGN RNLD

Are you a newly qualified nurse, experienced nurse or final year nursing student looking for an opportunity to develop your career in nursing within the specialism of Acute Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, Older Adults, PICU and Rehab ? Enfield Mental Health provides you with that opportunity.

We offer rotation pathways from inpatient wards to community teams including crisis teams and community CAMHS. We work closely with our Trust Nursing Education team to support our staff through identified training needs from yearly appraisals and regular supervision.

Some of the courses we will support staff with include:
  • DBT
  • CBT
  • ADOS
  • Medicines management
  • Leadership programs
  • Quality Improvement Training

We operate a Just and learning culture. Our senior leadership team are very visible and operate an open-door policy. We are committed to Inclusion, Equality and Diversity in our workforce and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and come work with a diverse staff that represents the local community.

As part of well-being initiative, we also organize weekly 5 a side football games at Trent Park in Enfield which is very popular amongst staff. We are open to creative ideas which promotes staff wellbeing.

We welcome applicants who are final year student nurses/ Mental Health Nurses/Learning Disability Nurses/General Nurses

People who prefer part time are welcome.

Main duties of the job


As an effective member of the MDT; be responsible for the development and facilitation of a patient centred approach to care: assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating the care needs of patients and their carers (supported by a preceptor as appropriate).Ensure that statutory and legal requirements of care are incorporated safely within each patient's programme of care.

Observe the requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983 ensuring the patient is fully informed of their legal position and their rights under the Act.
  • To interpret the significance of clinical observations, act upon them, make available information to senior nurses and medical staff.
  • To determine nursing priorities and plan patient care accordingly including full risk assessment, inform the Nurse in Charge when changes in circumstances may affect standards of care.
  • To meet the physical, psychological, social and cultural needs of the individual and their family, using research based knowledge and skills to maintain the individual's identity.
  • To recognise the needs of the family/carers, ensuring their involvement in care

About us

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust provides local, regional and national award-winning healthcare services. We have more than 3.300 staff working out of 20 main sites serving a population of 1.2 million people.We provide community health services and mental health services for young people, adults and older people. Our North London Forensic Service treats and cares for people in the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We also provide one of the largest eating disorders services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services.

We are an organisation that is passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion; one that prides itself in developing the leadership capabilities of its employees, looking after their health and wellbeing, creating safe spaces for staff to speak up and providing opportunities to mentor and be mentored.Our employees are the reason for delivering Good CQC ratings, excellent outcomes and outstanding patient experiences, so it is our aim to create a happy and healthy working environment where youcan thrive and succeed.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification by clicking on the JD/PS attachment in the advert

Person Specification QUALIFICATION Essential
  • Post qualification Experience
  • Has registration Number
  • Working knowledge of MHA 1983.
  • Knowledge of implementing clinical Policies and Procedures
  • Knowledge of a full range of therapeutic skills and approaches
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of the personal and clinical needs of individual service users, their relatives and carers.
  • Ability to negotiate and influence.
  • Ability to effectively run the ward as and when necessary.
  • Ability to work as part of an MDT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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