Registered Nurse responsible for the application of the Framework of the Nursing Process to deliver high standards of client/patient nursing care for patients with a range of mental disorders, substance misuse, learning disability or co-morbidity, under the clinical supervision of the caseload holder/charge nurse/team leader, senior charge nurse or practitioner. The registered nurse has delegated responsibility for the appraisal and clinical supervision of students and clinical/healthcare support workers in provision of care and treatment within a defined clinical service, under the management and leadership of the team leader/senior charge nurse or practitioner
Acting as Named Nurse (or equivalent), responsible for the application of the framework of the Nursing Process to ensure a high standard of client/patient care, delegated by the charge nurse/team leader, senior charge nurse or practitioner who provides clinical supervision to the post holder and retains overall responsibility for patient care. Co-ordinating and supervising a small team of junior nurses or practitioners, students and clinical support workers in delivering care. Where required the post holder will undertake a delegated range of duties of the charge nurse, team leader/senior charge nurse or practitioner in their absence, including taking charge of the clinical area.
Registered Nurse with valid NMC Registration
The post holder will be required to demonstrate excellent team working skills with the ability to work using own initiative
Effective listening, communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work with people and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Excellent time management skills
Working knowledge of basic information technology
Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Jennifer Ratcliffe, Senior Charge Nurse, on 01236 789902.
If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Elaine McInally, Recruitment Administrator, on 01698 754338.
Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.
Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.