Registered Nurse (RMN/RNLD) -PICU

Recruiter
The Priory Group
Location
Birmingham
Posted
08 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort. So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.




The Priory Hospital Woodbourne is an independent hospital, specialising in the management and treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions. The hospital has established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care.

We provide expert treatment for the following services:


    Eating disordersChild and Adolescent Mental HealthPsychiatric Intensive Care Unit

    The Aspen Unit is The Priory Hospital Woodbourne's psychiatric intensive care unit which provides a fast turnaround service where the focus is supporting young adult males aged 16-25, to improve their coping skills in the short term.

    Woodbourne has a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists. They can treat a wide range of acute mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic-stress-disorder, obsessive compulsive states, schizophrenia and all other major acute psychiatric illnesses.



    The Role:

    Specialising in the management and treatment of mental health problems including addiction, the hospital have established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care.

    We are currently looking for RMN/RNLDs to join our team on Aspen Ward which is a 10 bedded Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit for 16-25 year old males.

    We work in partnership with Forward Thinking Birmingham however we also take referrals from all over the UK. Most of our referrals come directly from the community, either from Place of Safety, A&E or police custody. We also take referrals from other wards when service users may present as challenging.

    We aim to nurse our patients in the least restrictive way and we are a team that focuses on reflecting and learning from our experiences. We encourage service user involvement and choice, and our values are around positive engagement and activity. Aspen aims to offer patients a positive experience of being in hospital whilst focusing on risk management and providing a safe environment. Typically our admissions are short and patients are transferred to an acute ward to continue their progress towards recovery however occasionally we do discharge directly into the community if appropriate.

    Successful candidates will be motivated to work in a service that offers involvement and empowerment for patients, who may have a personality disorder and/or mental illness, encouraging patients to have a real voice in how services develop and in their individualised care pathways.

    You will be flexible and supportive, enabling patients to build on their existing strengths and feel positive about their lives.



    What we’d like from you:


      RMN/RNLD QualifiedNMC (Nursing & Midwifery Council Registered)Knowledge of the Mental Health ActPatient centric & commitment to delivering high quality careFine tuned decision making skillsExcellent organisational capabilityEffective communication skillsFlexibility and a strong “can do” attitude

      What we’d like to give you:


        Excellent salaryMany benefits in line with the NHSWorking with a dedicated multidisciplinary teamFree on-site parkingEnhanced maternity payFlexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcareAccess to development opportunities including:Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panelImproved CPD application & panel process£250 Contribution towards CPDLeadership & management developmentSupport with your RevalidationNMC Payment in fullLong service award

        About us

        From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

        The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

        As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.



        Disclosure

        All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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