You must be a registered Mental Health Nurse to apply for this post.
Registered Mental Health 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
Additional for those with post registration experience
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 Mental Health 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.
Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Paul Thomson, Senior Charge Nurse - CMHT, on 01555 661760.
If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Lyn Henry, Recruitment Administrator, on 01698 754373.
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.