Registered Nurse (Job Ref: 24497)

Position Categories: Full Time, Mental Health, Midlands, new

Location: Burslem, Stoke on Trent

Salary: Up to £28,461pa based on experience

Closing Date: 05 September 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 24497JCP, 24497GWO, 24497RED

Short Job Description:

Are you passionate about supporting individuals with Mental Health Needs? Interested in using your clinical skills outside of an Acute setting? Then this could be the role for you!

We are seeking a progressive, energetic nurse for our registered nursing home for 16 people with mental health needs, located in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent. You will be part of a highly committed team of nurses which leads the delivery of a person-centred recovery and residential rehabilitation service for people with enduring mental health needs.

This post will really suit you if you are seeking the opportunity to use your clinical skills whilst fostering meaningful, therapeutic relationships with service users and enabling them to move on and make progress to recovery. Full or part time hours are available.

The Role
• The role will involve responsibility for the clinical lead of the shift and deploying support workers and ancillary staff, ensuring that the service is well organized and is delivered safely and effectively in accordance with CQC standards and agency requirements.
• You will be the Named Nurse with responsibility for up to 4 residents and undertake high quality holistic assessments and recovery-focused support plans, working closely with local mental health teams to provide a joined-up service. You will undertake needs/risk assessments.
• You will ensure that residents enjoy a positive lifestyle, which includes opportunities for personal development and meaningful activity based on their strengths and interests.

Qualities Required
• You will hold a Registered Nurse (RMN, RGN, RNLD) qualification and be currently registered with the NMC. A commitment to your own continuous professional development is essential. In return we will support you to access training and to keep abreast of current thinking and evidence-based practice in mental health recovery and rehabilitation.
• Applicants will be able to demonstrate warmth, compassion and unconditional positive regard for the people we support and will be able to develop trusting relationships based on empathy and respect.
• You will be expected to work collaboratively and professionally with the people we support, their families and mental health professionals/agencies.
• You will need to demonstrate an up-to-date understanding of the recovery approach and recovery principles as well as mental health legislation, services and interventions.
• As you will be involved in the ordering, administering and auditing of medication you will need a good knowledge of mental health medication.
• You will be hard working, resilient and reflective with the ability to accept supervision and be accountable for your own practice. Good written and verbal communication skills are essential along with the practical skills required to plan and organize care and support delivery.

This is a full or part time opportunity focused on day shifts.

Application Instructions:

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Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.