Learning Disability Nurse/Mental Health Nurse

Posted 6 February by CAS Behavioural Health Featured
About the location:

Fairview Hospital is a specialist service for men and women with learning disabilities and other complex needs such as autism, personality disorder, mental health conditions, forensic histories and challenging behaviours.
The hospital benefits from a fully equipped activity centre both on and off-site so that opportunities for rehabilitation are maximised.
Positive Behaviour Support and Active Support models are embedded in what we do, to ensure all patients have a voice and are supported in the way that suits their needs best.
In this role you will:
  • Be responsible for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual Patient programs of care. With a focus on risk assessment and risk management strategies, ensuring that the requirements of the Care Program Approach are met in a timely manner
  • Report any ill health amongst Patients and make requests for R.M.O/GP/Professional visits where necessary
  • Support empowerment of Patients having regard for their dignity rights whilst maintaining professional responsibility for individuals in our care
  • Ensure that individual care plans are completed and maintained in conjunction with Patient, Relatives and other Health Care Professionals, and in accordance with NMC guidelines
  • Administer prescribed medicines in accordance with Healthcare procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines.
We're looking for people who:
  • Have a current Pin Number
  • Have knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983
  • Have an understanding of latest nursing practices
  • Have the ability to deputise in a clinical lead role
  • Have the capacity to maintain documentation and undertake audits.
In return we’ll offer you:
  • RCNi membership
  • Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities
  • Expert clinical supervision & peer support
  • A high-quality work environment
  • Free meals on duty
  • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme.
Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
Do you want a career that inspires people? Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.

Reference: 34407207

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