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Bank Staff Nurse

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Position: Staff Nurse (RNLD or RMN) - NMC Registered

Location: Market Drayton

Hours: Full and Part Time available - Days and Nights on a rota

Salary Details: £17.09 per hour

We invest in the best - We pay £2,500 Welcome Bonus for all Nurses - * Terms & conditions apply.

We're looking to appoint Full and Part Time Staff Nurses. Are you a caring and committed individual who want to work with a company that understands how important Staff Nurses are to our patient's/residents recovery.

Eldertree Lodge is a locked rehabilitation Mental Health Hospital that provides specialist assessments, treatments and rehabilitation for adults with intellectual disabilities, mental health needs, autistic spectrum disorders, including those with varying degrees of challenging behaviours and forensic histories. The Hospital has 39 beds spread across six wards.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • To work according to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and relevant professional guidelines as a named nurse or key worker (with facilitation) for a defined group of patients/residents.
  • Take responsibility for protecting and supporting the health of individual patients/residents
  • Ensure assessment of care and health education needs are identified
  • Develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care including discharge planning for each patient.
  • Under supervision, to gain experience and skills in Clinical practice, Facilitation and teaching, Management (as appropriate).
  • To work in accordance with THG Nursing Strategy and contribute to achieving THG strategic objectives.
  • To take charge of the ward/department/unit in the absence of senior nursing staff following performance review.
  • To adopt a flexible approach to hours of duty, in order to meet the needs of the service over a 24 hour period.
  • To ensure a comprehensive assessment is completed for the patients/residents to ensure a comprehensive person centred assessment is completed for their pathway.
  • Ensure that each patient has an individual care plan and risk assessment, which takes into account the patient (if appropriate) and their carer's views, with regular reviews.
  • To administer medicine within the guidelines and framework of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
  • Practice within the defined parameters under the Mental Health Act 1983/2007.
  • Provide clinical leadership and supervision for the support workers and students.
  • Ensure all clinical documentation is of a high standard and patient notes are maintained and filed in the appropriate way.
  • Provide a highly specialised range of clinical interventions and knowledge of evidence based models of practice relevant to the patients'/residents' needs.
  • Working autonomously with confidence and competence to provide a highly specialised and safe service to the patient.
  • To take appropriate action when working with vulnerable adults and children following guidelines and procedures, liaising with appropriate agencies as required.
  • Maintain and contribute to the standards of professional care, ethics, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain professional standards of practice at all times.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities, the post holder may be required to undertake other duties following appropriate discussion with their line manager.

  • RMN or RNLD Qualified
  • NMC Registered
  • Able to work on a shift rota including nights

Coveberry, part of the CareTech family, are a leading specialist healthcare provider, with Hospitals and centres throughout England, delivering wide ranging services in Adult Mental Health and Learning Disabilities, Specialist Brain Injury, Child and Adult Mental Health Services (CAMHS) including eating disorders, and social care for children with special needs.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. If you have not heard back within 14 days, please consider your application to be unsuccessful on this occasion.
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