Staff Nurse - Hatfield

Elysium Healthcare
£26,000 - £33,000/Year
02 Dec 2017
08 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Staff Nurse

Rhodes Wood Hospital provides specialist inpatient services unit for children and adolescents. The Health Care Assistant role forms part of our core team for the delivery of our inpatient service for young people with learning difficulties and ASD. The service provides an innovative and psychologically led treatment approach to support families and young people on managing behaviour that is challenging.

The post holder will be required to contribute to day to day care and deliver psychosocial interventions as part of a positive behaviour management plan. They will contribute to functional behavioural assessment and lead delivery of agreed plans for allocated cases.
The post holder will work as part of the core team and contribute to the provision of a comprehensive high quality multi-component psychology approach across the unit.

Key Responsibilities:

To provide clinical support and care to service users with complex needs by contributing to the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of positive behaviour support plans within the service
Ensure the ongoing safety of service users, residents, staff and visitors through systematic assessment, monitoring and reviewing processes.
To undertake named nurse duties for an allocated caseload of young people
To be responsible for the safe and appropriate management, administration and recording of medication, including controlled drugs and oxygen, in accordance with NMC requirements and Rhodes Wood Policies and Procedures.
To maintain skills and knowledge and ensure that care is delivered according to latest guidelines and best practice evidence available.
To attend all statutory and mandatory training as required by the Company in order to fulfil your duties.
To ensure that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are maintained and effectively used.
To act as a role model for good clinical and care governance practice.
To take charge of the ward, in the absence of the management team, accepting responsibility for the smooth and effective running of the unit.
To provide leadership and support for unqualified staff.
To help maintain the security of the building and its environment.
Support new nurses and care staff in the completion of induction programs, training and competency assessment.
To maintain standards of infection control within the hospital and to assist patients in developing appropriate life skills to maintain their own infection control needs.

About our benefits:

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
Private Medical Insurance Scheme
Life Assurance
Free meals while on duty
Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services
Continuous learning and development
Childcare vouchers
Career development
Personal health insurance
Voluntary Benefits