Staff nurses and Senior Staff nurses £25,680 to £31,469 + Shift Enhancements * •30% Extra Saturday and 60% extra Sunday
About St Andrew\`s Healthcare
We`re a unique mental health charity aspiring to deliver truly world-class care. Our focus is transforming lives through ground breaking treatment and rehabilitation, with surpluses re-invested in our outstanding facilities. You`ll find a welcoming, inclusive culture here, inspired by the shared values of our team.
Everyone has their part to play in the amazing work we do - you`ll have every opportunity to get what you want from your career.
Women\`s IPU\`s Low & Medium
Working in a secure setting requires outward thinking and innovative approaches from our staff whilst remaining committed to maintaining safety and security. We are currently working hard to develop and improve our IPU`s, with a focus on improving patient outcomes within a highly specialised environment.
We have six wards within our Womens low & Medium Secure IPU`s, all of which are staffed by our dynamic, experienced, commited and motivated team members. All wards benefit from multi-disciplinary working and all environments have been purpose built to meet the needs of the individuals we care for.
Your duties will involve:
- Being responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care without supervision. - Assisting in leading and monitoring the performance and work of the Nursing Team. - Taking charge of a Ward/Unit as and when required. - Being vigilant of risk all times and report accordingly. - Contributing to maintaining and improving standards of care. - Ensuring that the nursing practices of the area comply with the St Andrew`s Policies and Procedures. - Participating and assisting in setting standards of patient care based on sound research findings. - Planning, organising and deploying staff according to competencies and workload in order to meet patient needs. - Participating in and assisting in the systematic monitoring and evaluation of nursing practice. - Within the framework of the Care Programme Approach (CPA), co-ordinate and monitor the progress of patients along their care pathways and communicate relevant information to the multi-disciplinary team (MDT). - Supporting the implementation and maintenance of Team Nursing by effective communication. - Acting as a mentor/preceptor to junior nursing staff. - Assisting in development, dissemination and application of research-based findings to nursing practice.
We offer an excellent benefits package including:
- Excellent opportunities for career progression - Competitive pension scheme - Sickness policy on par with the NHS - 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years` service - Life cover - Enhanced maternity cover - Car lease scheme - Cycle to work scheme - Healthcare cash plan - Free parking - Paid DBS application - Access to free vocational qualifications
If this is the right role for you then please apply now!