Charge Nurse

Location
Monmouthshire
Salary
£36,164 per year
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Ref
PRI15899-697
Contact
Priory Group
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Function
Charge Nurse
Job Type
Permanent

Partnerships in Care is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK. With hospitals around the country, 30 years of experience in our sector and highly skilled and experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments.

 

 

Llanarth Court is a specialist hospital providing medium and low secure care for men and women with mental illness and/or personality disorder and for men with intellectual/learning disability. We also have a 4 bedded open rehabilitation bungalow. We are a sector-leading example of how providing a wide variety of care settings and a clear care pathway in the direction of recovery, can be achieved for all patients.

As a Charge Nurse you will be working within a team that includes a range of professionals making an effective contribution to providing high quality care to our patients.

You will be supported to work within an identified career development pathway and will be supported with Peer Review, Clinical Supervision, mentorship and Appraisal.

Our Charge Nurse role involves:

  •  Being a clear leader for the Nursing team and managing shifts
  •  Providing high quality care in acute wards, low and medium secure wards, with  patients suffering from personality disorders and enduring mental illness; and  acute episodes of illness
  •  Developing therapeutic relationships to optimise patient engagement
  •  Following all codes of conduct, standards and legislation, respecting the rights  of others and promoting ethical practice
  •  Contributing to patient assessments, compiling a plan of care alongside the  individual, and monitoring patient progress
  •  Mentoring and supporting student nurses and other members of the team
  •  Promoting professional development within the team

To be successful in this role you will need to be committed to Personal Learning and Development, Evidence and Values Based Practice and Patient Centred Care. You will need to have excellent team working skills and be highly self-motivated with a flexible approach.

Qualifications:

  • - RMN / RNLD / RMNH

Experience:

  • Experience in a supervisory role
  • A recognised mentoring certificate
  • The ability to assess and teach junior staff
  • A proven ability to co-ordinate care, prioritise tasks and manage Health & Safety issues
  • The drive to learn and develop
  • A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice

Some of the benefits we offer Qualified Nurses are:


Free car parking and Free meals whilst on duty
25 days’ annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service
Extra Service Annual leave awards
Life assurance
An employee assistance programme
Free meals/refreshments when on duty
Free car parking
Private Dental Cover
Flexible Benefits Packages
£250 Contribution towards CPD
NMC Payment in full

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.