Registered Mental Health

Recruiter
CAS Behavioural Health
Location
Walton
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About the location:

Acer is a 28 bed locked rehabilitation service providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for women with personality disorder and complex needs. Rehabilitation is provided in a therapeutic environment, with a level of security matched to individual needs. The aim of the treatment, rehabilitation and re-socialisation programme is to prepare the people in our care either for transfer to conditions of lesser security, or for a life in the community.

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.

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