Senior Registered Mental Health / Learning Disability Nurse

Recruiter
CAS Behavioural Health
Location
Easton
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Embrace a challenging new role full of the opportunities you need to grow your career.

We are in an exciting position where we have just opened a brand new site, Brunel in Henbury, Bristol. The site is a 32-bedded unit (consisting of 22 rehabilitation beds and 10 neuro degenerative beds) and will provide a neuropsychiatric service to individuals with brain injuries, organic brain disorders and degenerative conditions who require specialist therapy-led rehabilitation and support.

In joining our nursing cohort at CAS Behavioural Health, you’ll become part of an team, delivering exceptional care in a high quality, up-to-date environment alongside nurses as keen to develop themselves as you are.
We’ll support you in working towards your specific career goals, with new responsibilities and training opportunities that will ensure you develop professionally and personally every day.

If you’re ready for a step up in your career, choose an organisation with the vision to take you further.

In this role you will:
• Supervise Nurses and Support Workers and ensure care and associated duties are allocated effectively and within team members' competence
• Ensure that all staff in your team have the opportunity to participate fully in supervision, that salient issues are addressed and that comprehensive monitoring and documentation is in place at all times
• Monitor staff rotas to ensure effective staffing on shifts informing the Head of Care of any shortfalls or issues that may affect patient care and safety
• Be responsible for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual Patient programmes of care. With a focus on risk assessment and risk management strategies, ensuring that the requirements of the Care Programme Approach are met in a timely manner
• Ensure that all Staff contribute and are accountable for the efficient running of the Hospital and the creation of an atmosphere conducive to the best interests of the Patients. Duties may include acting up for the Head of Care and/or the Hospital Manager in their absence.

We're looking for people who:
• Have knowledge of the Mental Health Act
• Have an understanding of the Mental Capacity Act
• Have an understanding of latest nursing practices
• Have the ability to deputise in a clinical lead role
• Are a Registered Nurse Mental Health/RNLD - Current Pin registration.

In return we’ll offer you:
• RCNi membership
• Regular 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 the opportunity to grow? Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.