As a Metal Health Nurse, you will provide healthcare and support for people with serious mental illness along a recovery pathway influenced by a psychosocial intervention framework. We assess, plan, implement and evaluate in quality driven healthcare records.
We ensure the people we support can move along a pathway towards independence at their own pace and build their coping and lifestyle skills gradually within a therapeutic environment.
We are looking for nurses who share our values and are committed to driving the organisation’s purpose through the shared vision of our people.
Responsibilities include: -
To take charge of the service in the absence of the Clinical Lead and Senior Nurse Practitioner to ensure its smooth running and that standards of care are maintained
To assess, plan, implement and evaluate programmes with service users, and to ensure that support is provided in accordance with individual plans for the people we support
To establish and maintain good relationships between the people we support, relatives and staff
To ensure the delivery of an individualised treatment plan for the people we support
To deliver on medication management as per the company Policies and Procedures for Medicine Management, NMC and The Care Quality Commission
An interest in mental health rehabilitation and promoting independence would help, however, skills can be transferred across from other professional training.
You may be involved in clinical reviews with our Responsible Clinician and liaise with GPs, MDTS and families. A full Supervision/Appraisal approach will be available. Daily support and guidance is available from peers and supervisors
Required Skills and Experience
You will need to hold a current Registered Nurse, Mental Health qualification and ideally have experience of working with service users along a pathway to promote their independence and manage their own mental health.
Candidates must have a valid NMC Pin Number
Knowledge of the MHA (1983) would be an advantage. However, updated training will be given.
Be able to delegate duties and lead a team of Support Workers on shift.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills and utilise Person Centred Approach at all times.
Be able to work within a team and be able to use initiative and best practice