Mental Health Nurse

Randstad Care
Newcastle upon Tyne
£18 - £22/hour
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a caring and compassionate Mental Health Nurse looking to work for an award-winning NHS Trust?

A busy and welcoming Community Mental Health team in Newcastle are looking for a Nurse to work for at least the next 4 months, with likely extension. The team can offer attractive pay rates of up to £22 per hour, flexible working hours and the prospect of a permanent post within the NHS Trust

The working hours are 2 days per week (15hrs) to cover for a member of staff who is on secondment to another part of the Trust.

Daily duties for this role are:

- assessing and treating individuals who are experiencing mental health issues within the psychosis and non-psychosis brackets, while working as part of an MDT

- using "clustering" to help assess risk and place clients on the scale according to the severity of their issues

- care coordinating for a group of clients of varying complexity, being responsible for their care planning process, referral and eventual discharge.

- joint working with primary care IAPT, liaison, inpatient and crisis services.

- carrying out home visits and home-based assessments

- collaborate and form good working relationships with other agencies and professionals, including police, AMHP's, GP's, etc.

Nurses who fit the below criteria are encouraged to apply:

- holds valid NMC registration

- has a nursing qualification (Mental Health)

Randstad candidates can take advantage of the following benefits:

- £200 voucher for every candidate referred to us

- free, accredited training on topics such as safeguarding, infection control, information governance etc.

- professional networking opportunities and industry specific advice, on issues such as NMC revalidation

- one point of contact and a dedicated consultant

To enquire, please call Ashleigh on (Apply online only) or email a CV

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing