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Staff Nurse (Mental Health/Learning Disabilities) - In patient

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum (pro-rata if part time)
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Learning Disability
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for an exciting and fast paced nursing role? Are you looking for a role where you learn something new every day? Adult Mental Health Inpatient wards are recruiting for Band 5 Staff Nurses to join us at Highbury Hospital. We want to hear from motivated, qualified Registered Mental Health/Learning Disability Nurses or those who hold a Diploma in Mental Health/Learning Disability Nursing and are currently registered with the NMC who are seeking to work in the challenging but rewarding area of Adult Mental Health Inpatient services.

Main duties of the job

The main duties of the job are:

To provide a defined level of assessment and access to interventions for a diverse patient group and their families under the care programme approach, who present with significant mental health problems/disorders.

To provide a realistic timely and occasionally intensive support to patients within an Inpatient setting. To provide education and supervision to junior staff members, peers and other professionals

A registered nurse (Mental Health/Learning Disability) with current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

The role requires a clinician with skills to assess patient's needs, analyse and develop treatment plans within a multidisciplinary framework.

To assess, plan, implement, promote and evaluate safe, creative and effective treatment plans in collaboration with the patient's diverse needs, their carers and other professionals. Interventions will be evidence based and designed to reduce stress and anxiety, manage risk and aid recovery.

To maintain accurate, timely and relevant clinical records both written and computerised.

To maintain the safe custody of healthcare records. Responsible for the safe monitoring, management and administration of medication as required by Trust policy.

To be aware of and apply the principles of Infection Prevention and Control and to comply with policy, procedure and guidance.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?

Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career.

Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description
Job responsibilities

We are seeking proactive, compassionate, caring and recovery focused registered nurses with excellent communication skills to join our existing, dynamic, multi-disciplinary teams to be involved in extensive assessments and formulations to support the planning and delivery of patient care.

We offer a supportive, professional network of colleagues, opportunities for career development, access to clinical supervision and an employer who is supportive of your physical and mental wellbeing.

The role will include access to supervision, development opportunities, enhancement for any unsocial hours of working and a comprehensive preceptorship package for those who are newly qualified in nursing, offering support and guidance throughout the beginning of your career and beyond.

Person Specification
  • Registered Qualification in RNMH/ RMN/RNLD with the NMC or a third year nursing student expected to Qualify.

  • Evidence of recent post registration training

  • Understand current mental health legislation
  • Experience of working with people with a mental health issues, or personality disorders

  • Good oral and written communication
  • Evidence of good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care

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