Mental Health Nurse/Learning Disability Nurse

Recruiter
CAS Behavioural Health
Location
Newton Solney
Salary
£31,668 per annum
Posted
29 Jul 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
CAS Nurses truly believe in the work they do. That’s because they know they are supported to deliver care that goes way beyond ordinary nursing and enjoy being part of a close, specialist team working together to make sure that every patient achieves something special.

We believe everyone can make a positive difference!

Storthfield House:

A 22-bed hospital specialising in psychiatric rehabilitation for men with an adjacent community housing project – The Sycamores - which provides a further community based service for 6 clients who are ready to move to a more independent lifestyle.

Job Role:

We are currently seeking a motivated and passionate individuals to join a our Nursing team. Working with our patients, you will be encouraged to contribute to, and influence the development of active care. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you must be able to show initiative, demonstrating clear decision making and organisational skills.

In this role you will be:

- 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
- To support empowerment of Patients having regard for their dignity, rights and advice, 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 and document the same in accordance with procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines.

We are looking for people who have:

- Newly qualified or awaiting their pin
- RMN/RNLD (Current Pin Number)
- Fully conversant with the Mental Health Act 1983
- Understanding of latest nursing practices
- Ability to deputise in a clinical lead role
- Capacity to maintain documentation and undertake audits

In return you can expect:

• Free meals;
• RCNi membership;
• A high quality work environment;
• Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities;
• Expert clinical supervision & peer support.

If you are looking for your next challenge, want to join a brilliant and hardworking team, we look forward to hearing from you.