7BANK RMN / Registered Mental Health Nurse

Elysium Healthcare
Wellington, Somerset
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
BANK RMN / Registered Mental Health Nurse

Elysium Healthcare brings together a unique approach to the delivery of care where the patient is embedded in the heart of all aspects of hospital life.

Our inclusive way of working has the patient as a true partner in their care. We recognise that each and every member of staff has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is with their dedication, passion and hard work that we can deliver excellent care programs that truly benefit the patients.

Elysium Healthcare has a network of 22 sites strategically placed across England and Wales. Wellesley Hospital is situated in Chelston, Near Wellington, West, Somerset. Consisting of 5 wards of 15 beds each the hospital provides care for men and women with mental illness and/or personality disorder in a medium/low secure environment.

As part of our nursing team you will assist and support the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of patients in the unit and on community trips. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team under the direct supervision of a qualified nurse you will be required to undertake a range of duties involving direct patient contact and interaction.

Hourly rate: £18
Hours per week: as and when required

Our Bank Registered Mental Nurse role involves:
• Providing a high standard of care to people with mental illness and personality disorder
• Developing therapeutic relationships to optimise patient engagement
• Following all codes of conduct, standards and legislation, respecting the rights of others and promoting ethical practice
• Contributing to patient assessments, compiling a plan of care alongside the individual, and monitoring patient progress
• At a more senior level, you’ll also need to lead shifts as well as mentoring and supporting student nurses and other members of the team

To be successful as a Bank Registered Mental Nurse, you’ll need:
• A relevant nursing qualification and registration
• Excellent team working skills, a high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach - our units operate 24 hours 7 days a week, and our nursing staff work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights.
• A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice
• The drive to continually push your own personal learning and development

About our benefits
• Free meals whilst on duty
• Free car parking
• Weekly Pay in arrears