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Staff Nurse - Mental Health

Posted 31 January by Circle Support Recruitment Ended

As a Staff Nurse you will be responsible for the assessment, formulation, implementation and evaluation of person-centred care plans for our clients. You will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and carry out all relevant forms of clinical care as instructed.

Normal working week is 39.5 hours worked flexibly Monday to Sunday. Shifts will include days, evenings, nights, weekends and bank holidays.

To be considered for this position you must be a qualified RMN and will have current registration with the NMC.

If successful, your appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Management Responsibilities:

  • To participate in the supervision, objectives and regular reviews of support staff on the Unit.
  • To support other qualified staff and unit manager in the management and clinical supervision of staff on the unit.
  • To provide support for staff in stressful situations.
  • To assist in the induction of new staff and students on placement in the absence of the Unit Manager and Unit Team Leader and Head of Care.
  • To support relatives, visitors and other members of staff etc. when visiting the Unit.
  • Assist the Unit Manager and Unit Team Leader in ensuring the Unit is adequately and safely staffed from within the agreed establishment by adopting a flexible approach in duty patterns.
  • Observe the Statutory requirements of the Mental Health Act (1983) and advise other disciplines as required.
  • Responsible for maintaining high standards of clinical practice by the use of clinical examples and leadership skills.
  • Ensure that all staff adhere to the Company’s Confidentiality Policy.
  • To assist the Unit Manager to ensure the unit meets the requirements for the National Care Standards 2000.

Clinical Responsibilities

  • To actively participate with the multidisciplinary team in assessment, formulation, implementation and evaluation of individual centred treatment plans.
  • Participate in Clinical Audit
  • Observe the code of Professional Conduct as laid down by the Nursing Midwifery Council.
  • Provide support and advice to statutory and voluntary agencies.
  • To report any complaints / mishaps/ accidents, in accordance with agreed procedures and prepare reports for the Clinical Manager / Unit Manager / Unit Team Leader
  • Ensure statutory training is reviewed regularly and that all staff are aware of regulations and procedures to be followed.
  • To act as an advocate to the client where appropriate ensuring that social, cultural and spiritual values are respected.
  • To be aware of the requirements of Area Health Authorities, Inspection Protocols and report to Unit Manager / Unit Team Leader and related issues.

Required skills

  • Care Plans
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Flexible Approach
  • Mental Health
  • Professional Conduct

Reference: 34362145

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