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Senior Staff Nurse (Acute/General Psychiatry)

Senior Staff Nurse (Acute/General Psychiatry)

Posted 30 January by Connect Care Recruitment
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A leading provider of mental health services in London is looking to appoint an experienced Senior Staff Nurse for their acute/general psych unit. A career here offers the opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and life experiences in a fulfilling and compassionate environment. Working in a leading mental health hospital means working amongst innovative, forward thinking and committed professionals in a multi-disciplinary team.

Requirements:

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse for Acute/General Psych
  • Good Microsoft Office and general computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Friendly, approachable and supportive
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health and Mental Capacity Acts
  • Ensure that care-plans are comprehensive, and are understandable by the patient.
  • Meet with the key-patient at least once a week to establish a therapeutic rapport, and to do one-to-one work with supervision.
  • Ensure that decisions from ward rounds are acted upon and, if necessary, incorporated into the care-plan.
  • Ensure that nursing staff undertake outcome measures as appropriate tools; in particular, (HONOS) both on admission and discharge.
  • Take charge of a ward in the absence of a charge nurse, ensuring that the ward is run effectively.

Reference: 39851378

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