Staff Nurse RMN/RLDN

Recruiter
The Priory Group
Location
Mauchline
Salary
£23k - 31k per year
Posted
01 Dec 2017
Closes
05 Jan 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Partnerships in Care is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK. With hospitals around the country, 30 years of experience in our sector and highly skilled and experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments.

Lochlea House is a new development which will be situated in the town of Mauchline in East Ayrshire, which will provide a specialised mental health, recovery and rehabilitation service for 10 residents. The service model service will have a clear focus on a gradual move towards greater independence and autonomy under the supervision and risk management of a consultant psychiatrist and a comprehensive multidisciplinary team.

Responsibilities: 
  • Deliver prescribed care to a defined group within an agreed framework.
  •  Assess, plan and deliver, with the patient and their carer/family, nursing care which takes account of patient choice and wishes and acting as the patients named nurse.
  •  Accurately observe and engage with patients in order to assess their need and evaluate their progress.
  •  Monitor and review Nursing Care plans.
  •  Evaluate and respond to changes in patient condition and needs.
  •  Deal proactively and effectively with suggestions and complaints from patients and their families / carers.
  •  Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the Multi-Disciplinary team
  •  Participate in regular clinical and non-clinical meetings and attend other meetings as requested
  •  Prioritise nursing duties and delegate appropriately and effectively within the shift co-ordination Framework, working as nurse in charge as required, ensuring as far as reasonable practicable a safe environment.
  •  Maintain a continued level of personal professional development in accordance to preceptorship and revalidation.
  •  Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with patients, colleagues and visitors responding promptly and courteously to requests, enquiries and suggestions.
  •  Helps to promote and to maintain an environment conducive to meeting the needs of the patient / relatives and carers
  •  Participate in clinical supervision and reflective practice at least Monthly.
  •  Undertake the role of "Preceptor" to newly qualified staff.
  •  Work in accordance with safeguarding adult and children policies and requirements.
  •  Ensure the requirements of the Mental Health, Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Standards are met.
  •  Adhere to Medicines Management policies at all times.
  •  Adhere to Priory Group policies and protocols and adhere to NMC Code.
DisclosureThe successful candidates will be required to apply for a PVG from Disclosure Scotland. Further information can be obtained from www.disclosurescotland.co.uk. We are an equal opportunities employer.