Registered Mental Health Nurse - Caerphilly

Elysium Healthcare
Caerphilly (Caerffili)
12 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Elysium Healthcare brings together a unique approach to the delivery of care where the patient is embedded in the heart of all aspects of hospital life. Our inclusive way of working has the patient as a true partner in their care. We recognise that each and every member of staff has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is with their dedication, passion and hard work that we can deliver excellent care programs that truly benefit the patients.

Elysium Healthcare has a network of over 40 sites strategically placed across England and Wales.

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Treatment programmes aim to reduce the presenting mental health issues and offending behaviours in a low secure setting where risk can be managed and reduced in order to allow patients to step down into less restrictive environments
Our three wards each have their own separate garden within a larger communal ground space which includes a tennis court and an allotment plot. There is a therapy centre on site which includes an IT suite, a practice kitchen, a sensory room and a large multi-purpose room which is used for a variety of activities.
Our programmes include a sex offender treatment programme and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, both aimed towards a learning disability population. EMDR therapy is utilised for patients with trauma related disorders. The education team works with individuals to develop basic numeracy and literacy and offers a wide range of learning opportunities including courses accredited by Agored Cymru.
Our service, located close to the centres of both Caerphilly and Cardiff, offers:
•An eight bedded ward for females
•A six bedded ward for males

Our Mental Health Nurse role involves:

Adopting a systemic, individual approach to all patient care plans and communicate the outcomes to the clinical team – both verbally and in writing, ensuring all CPA and risk assessment documentation is kept up to date
Ensuring effective communications of any concerns relating to patient care
Deputising in the absence of the Ward Manager and their Deputy to manage the staffing and clinical needs of the ward as required
Supporting and supervising new or junior staff
Assisting and supporting regional management in developing and implementing new services
Managing the assessment, implementation and evaluation of individual patient care plans while promoting a professional working environment to ensure a high standard of patient care

Benefits include:

Flexible Working Opportunities
25 Days Annual Leave plus bank holidays
Pension Scheme
In House Training
Excellent Career Progression Opportunities
Free Parking & Free meals whilst on shift
Childcare Vouchers

To be successful as a Mental Health Nurse, you’ll need:

First level registration and valid RMN PIN
Professional training in a related environment
To organise and prioritise own workload
Problem solving skills

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