Learning Disability Nurse/Mental Health Nurse - Chelmsford

Recruiter
CAS Behavioural Health
Location
Chelmsford
Salary
£16.10/Hour
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
12 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
``I work with a truly inspiring team who help me to be the best Nurse that I can be.`` At CAS Behavioural Health, we support each other through the challenging times of helping others. We believe the way you work and the people you work with are essential ingredients to being the best nurse you can be.

In joining our nursing staff at CAS Behavioural Health, you`ll become part of a team, delivering exceptional care in a high quality, up-to-date environment alongside nurses as ambitious and patient-focused as you are.

We`ll support you in working the way you want to, taking on new responsibilities and creating opportunities that let you grow professionally and personally every day. Step into a role that values the patient, family and colleague relationships that mean so much to you.

About the location:
Fairview Hospital is a specialist service for men and women with learning disabilities and other complex needs such as autism, personality disorder, mental health conditions, forensic histories and challenging behaviours. The hospital benefits from a fully equipped activity centre both on and off-site so that opportunities for rehabilitation are maximised. Positive Behaviour Support and Active Support models are embedded in what we do, to ensure all patients have a voice and are supported in the way that suits their needs best.

In this role you`ll:

- Be responsible for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual Patient programs of care. With a focus on risk assessment and risk management strategies, ensuring that the requirements of the Care Program Approach are met in a timely manner
- Report any ill health amongst Patients and make requests for R.M.O/GP/Professional visits where necessary
- Support empowerment of Patients having regard for their dignity rights whilst maintaining professional responsibility for individuals in our care
- Ensure that individual care plans are completed and maintained in conjunction with Patient, Relatives and other Health Care Professionals, and in accordance with NMC guidelines
- Administer prescribed medicines in accordance with Healthcare procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines.

We're looking for people who:

- Have a current Pin Number
- Have knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983
- Have an understanding of latest nursing practices
- Have the ability to deputise in a clinical lead role
- Have the capacity to maintain documentation and undertake audits.

In return we`ll offer you:

- RCNi membership
- Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities
- Expert clinical supervision & peer support
- A high-quality work environment
- Free meals on duty
- Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme.

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Do you want a career that inspires people? Please click on the `apply now` link below.