We are looking for a senior mental health nurse with experience working within a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit to join a friendly team in southwest London.
Key responsibilities & duties
Contributing towards the MDT working, by providing nursing knowledge and providing input to a range MDT processes
Taking day to day leadership responsibility for the clinical and operational running of a ward within the service, ensuring care and treatment needs are met and task allocation is completed
Acting as Primary Nurse to a small number of patients, taking overall responsibility for the nursing input they receive, through nursing assessments and care planning.
Providing written nursing reports for a range of statutory and clinical review processes such as CPA’s, MHA Hospital Managers Hearings and First Tier MHA Review Tribunals.
Contributing to risk assessment and management, to enable positive risk taking and care pathway planning.
Contributing towards a programme of on-going clinical improvement, through participation is CPD events, governance and audit arrangements.
Work experience & qualifications required
Hold current NMC PIN registration and adhere to the NMC Codes of Conduct at all times
Have a person centred ethos, showing empathy and a desire to make a difference
Have the ability to motivate, lead and supervise a team
Be able to demonstrate initiative and creativity
Be flexible and adaptable, well organised and able to manage time and workload effectively in line with the needs of the service
Have a desire to expand your professional development and support organisational change
Have a legal right to work in the UK
A 'Welcome Bonus’ of £2500.00
Premium payment of £1000.00 payable in monthly instalments
A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
Generous annual leave entitlement
Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay, (up to a maximum salary of £50k)
2 weeks paid paternity leave
Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
A fantastic preceptorship programme
Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
A range of staff discounts
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Support for revalidation
Support for BSc and MSc
Professional support through Nurses forum
Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Relocation allowance of up to £8000.00