Staff Nurse - In-Patient Mental Health Services
As part of a multi-disciplinary team within the context of an inpatient ward / dept., you will have responsibility for the assessment of patient care needs and the development and evaluation of programmes of care. You will be expected to carry out all relevant forms of care in partnership with patients, carers and other professionals and in line with agreed standards and clinical policies. Regularly taking charge of the ward and the supervision and teaching of junior staff, both qualified and unqualified will be an important aspect of the role as will be the mentoring of nurses undergoing basic or post-basic training. You will be expected to practice within a legal & ethical framework as defined by: - The Nursing & Midwifery Council Code of Professional Conduct: National mental health related legislation and National and local policy, guidelines and protocols. It is essential that you are currently a Registered Mental Health Nurse and that you may practice in any of a variety of clinical areas within the inpatient setting. These will typically include: - Acute Admission: Rehabilitation; acute and longer term stays and PICU. The shift pattern for this post is Rotational shifts. This post requires membership of Disclosure Scotland's PVG Scheme. PLEASE READ AND SAVE THE CANDIDATE APPLICATION PACK BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION. This post will be closing on the 27th April 2018.