Learning Disability Nurse/Mental Health Nurse

Recruiter
CAS Behavioural Health
Location
Clifton
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About the location:
Clifton Hospital is a 24 bed specialist low-secure service for men with a personality disorder, who also present with complex mental health needs and challenging behaviours.
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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