Preceptorship Scheme - Mental Health Nurse - RMN - Derby

Redford Hearth
11 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Preceptorship for RMN - Derby

Redford Hearth are currently working on behalf of one of the largest Care providers in the East Midlands, to find Nursing students specialising in Mental Health to join a preceptorship scheme as a newly qualified nurse.

The scheme is aimed at giving Nurses a broad, hands on experience of the day to day life of an RMN in a variety of Mental Health settings, both open and secure. The company have a dedicated training facility and a variety of services including Forensic Locked and Low secure hospitals, Acquired Brain injury unit, EMI homes and personality disorder units.

The Company are a medium sized provider, with around 30 services, predominantly across the East Midlands, so progression between services is easily achievable. The company have a fantastic culture which doesn't rest solely on profit making, unlike a lot of the larger competitors in the market.

Responsibilities of the Role:

-Assisting in the provision of high quality care to patients with a variety of mental health conditions.

-Providing a safe therapeutic environment through the provision of 'best practice' care based on CQC and NMC guidelines.

- Assisting in the supervision and development of junior staff, Support Workers and students.

-Supporting the development of evidence based practice.

-Being 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.

-Reporting ill health amongst patients and making requests for RC/GP/professional visits where necessary.

-Administering prescribed medicines and documenting the same in accordance with Company procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines.

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