Registered Mental Health Nurse Band 6 - RAF Leeming - Northallerton
OVERALL JOB DESCRIPTION-SERVICE REQUIREMENTS1. To be responsible for providing an outpatient occupationally focused community mental health service within the area of responsibility (AOR) of the Department of Community Mental Health (DCMH). This will include helping to organise and deliver therapeutic interventions, educational training and mental health promotion initiatives in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary mental health team.2. To carry out initial mental health assessments and subsequent reviews for all personnel referred to the DCMH.3. To be responsible for an identified case load by reviewing client needs with ongoing development and evaluation of individual treatment plans.4. To maintain accurate contemporaneous electronic records and clinical notes of all client contact.5. To provide reports to and maintain effective liaison with referring Medical Officers (MOs), General Practitioners and other relevant professional agencies following initial assessment, on discharge or whenever appropriate.6. To participate in and provide clinical supervision.7. To participate in departmental clinical and business meetings and take the lead in initiatives as directed by the Clinical Lead or Department Manager.8. To recognise limits of competence and seek clinical supervision and/or advice as appropriate.9. To be involved in Health Governance (HG) and take the lead on initiatives (e.g. audits) as directed by the HG lead. B. STANDARDS TO WHICH A REGISTERED NURSE MUST COMPLY WHEN PROVIDING THE SERVICES10. To comply with regulatory standards set out by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code of Conduct.11. To be accountable for the standards of mental health care delivered to the client, working within the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.12. To comply with joint Service Publication (JSP) 950 Medical Policy.C. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE 13. Must be Registered Nurse (MH) Level 1 with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and hold a valid Personal Identification Number (PIN) with no restrictions to practice.14. Must hold in date Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Safeguarding Level 3 certificates.15. Must be a Registered Nurse - Mental Health with 2 years community experience16. Must hold current, valid personal medical indemnity insurance.D. DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE16. Previous Ministry of Defence (MOD) experience. 17. Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) Levels 2-3.18. In date Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Safeguarding Level 3 certificates.19. Full driving licence valid in the UK.