We are currently recruiting for a Mental Health Nurse to work with our client in Canterbury.
To work according to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and relevant professional guidelines as a named nurse or key worker (with facilitation) for a defined group of patients / residents and take responsibility for:
Protecting and supporting the health of individual patients / residents
Assessment of care and health education needs
Development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care including discharge planning for each patient
Under supervision, to gain experience and skills in:
Facilitation and teaching
Management (as appropriate)
To take charge of the ward/department/unit in the absence of senior nursing staff following performance review
To be an active participant in the multidisciplinary team, formulating care plans and utilising appropriate assessments.
In conjunction with other health professionals, assess and manage risks identified through assessment of patients / residents.
To regularly review risk factors and work in conjunction with other health professionals to modify care plans as appropriate
To act as the primary nurse for inpatient stay
To ensure that clinical practice is evidenced based and consistent with relevant NICE guidelines and the organisations policies and procedures
To undertake clinical supervision to further develop competence and clinical practice
To act as a mentor/preceptor to students/support workers as appropriate
To supervise junior staff in carrying out their care plans
To liaise effectively with all actively involved in the care process, including carers and relatives, aspiring to provide an effective, seamless and integrated service to patients / residents.
To maintain and update relevant knowledge and skills, maintain a professional portfolio and participate in further training as appropriate, in order to enhance quality of care for patients / residents and carers.
To comply with Health and Safety Policies and Protocols in order to contribute to safe working practices.
To protect vulnerable adults / children from internal/external factors and act as a Patient Advocate.
£1000 Welcome Bonus
Thorough induction programme
Range of staff discounts
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Support for revalidation
Support for BSc and MSc
Access to Myfamilycare services
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
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