Sessional RMN

Recruiter
Gray Healthcare
Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
£17 - £18 per hour
Posted
26 Jun 2017
Expires
25 Jul 2017
Ref
SRMN/LL
Contract Type
Contract

Job Title: Sessional Registered Mental Health Nurse

Reporting to: Clinical Lead / Registered Manager

Location : To cover Doncaster, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

Job Purpose: The overall aim of the role is to achieve the highest possible standard of care in a professional manner, through providing direct nursing care to, including but not limited to, clients experiencing mental health problems, challenging behaviours and acquired brain injuries.

This post would be ideal for some one wanting part time hours or additional hours.

Essential:

  • Minimum 5 years post graduate, experience within both an inpatient and community services.
  • Experience with working with challenging behaviours
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Knowledge and ability to undertake the following assessments KGV,BPRS,HCR20,START,LUNSERS,MINI MENTAL STATE, HONOS,BECKS
  • Have the ability to manage crisis
  • Experience working with a multi-disciplinary team along with other professions such as OT and psychology
  • Knowledge of Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act and deprivation of liberty safeguard

Main Responsibilities:

  • Caring for patients with complex needs in their own home.
  • Building relationships with patients to encourage trust, while listening and interpreting their needs and concerns.
  • Working within a CPA framework.
  • Manage your time efficiently including diarising appointment and logistics of getting to and from your appointments
  • Ensure up-to-date risk assessments and recovery plans are in place
  • Represent Gray Healthcare in all professional forums
  • Liaise with Care Coordinators
  • Compile reports when required
  • Liaise with relatives of the Service User
  • Administration and auditing of medication including overseeing any changes are implemented effectively by liaising with the GP / Clinical team
  • Ensure compliance with the NMC medication management standards
  • Communication medication changes to the Support worker team including medication awareness training
  • Assessing service user mental health wellbeing and identifying changes and or deterioration and liaise with external agencies in order to prevent further deterioration
  • To effectively work alongside stakeholders and other external professionals
  • To communicate within the wider GHC team ensuring best level of care for the SU and support for the staff
  • To assist in the arrangements of and to attend a variety of meetings including but not limited to CPA MDT and monthly reviews
  • To ensure monthly reports are issued to the commissions in order they are kept up to-date on SU progress
  • To motivate SU to ensure they have a fully weekly activity plan
  • Ability to use initiative and problem solving skills to assist with crisis intervention
  • Focus upon quality of care
  • To maintain CPD and be able to produce your CPD folder upon request
  • To access and offer supervisions as appropriate
  • To partake in the on call rota

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Health and Safety

The post holder has a duty under the Health and Safety Work Act 1974, to:-

  • Take reasonable care of the health and safety of themselves and all other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work.
  • Co-operate with their employer to ensure compliance with Health and Safety legislation and the Health and Safety policies and procedures of the treatment centre, not intentionally or recklessly interfere with, or misuse, anything provided in the interests of health, safety, or welfare, in pursuance of any of the relevant statutory provisions.

Data Provisions

The post holder must all times respect the confidentiality of information in line with the requirements of Data Protection Act. This includes, if required to do so, obtain, process and/or use information held on computer in a fair and lawful way, to hold data only for the specified registered purposes and to use or disclose data only to authorized persons or organisations as instructed.

This list of duties and responsibilities is by not exhaustive and the post holder and the post holder may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as reasonably required.

This job description is subject to regular review and appropriate modification.

Person Specification - Registered Mental Health Nurse

CRITERIA ESSENTIAL DESIRABLE Qualifications RMN

Registered with NMC

Evidence of updating practice and continued professional development

Willing to undertake education/courses relevant to area of practice and service developmentEvidence of further educationExperienceA minimum of 5 years post registration experience

Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care and ability to develop a therapeutic relationship.

Experience of managing a caseload

A range of post registration experience within mental health settings including CBT

Working with people from a variety of cultural backgrounds

KnowledgeUnderstanding of safe and effective alternatives to hospital care

Understanding of the Mental Health Act

Skills & AbilitiesHighly developed risk assessment and management skills

Highly developed communication skills

Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team

Ability to engage clients in their care

Ability to present information both written and oral and communicate this effectively to a range of audience.

Supplementary Information - Registered Mental Nurse

Location: Doncaster, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

Hours: Sessional

Length of Contract: Sessional

Uniform: Not required

Other:

Job Type: Full Time

Required experience:

  • Mental Health: 5 years

Required licence or certification:

  • Driving License

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £17 - £18 per hour

Required experience:

  • post graduate,: 5 years
  • post registration: 5 years

Required licence or certification:

  • Driving License

Job Type: Contract

Required experience:

  • post graduate,: 5 years
  • post registration: 5 years