Registered Nurse Waking Night
We are seeking a progressive, energetic nurse for our registered nursing home for 16 people with mental health needs, located in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent. You will be part of a highly committed team of nurses which leads the delivery of a person-centred recovery and residential rehabilitation service for people with enduring mental health needs.
This post will really suit you if you are seeking the opportunity to use your clinical skills whilst fostering meaningful, therapeutic relationships with service users and enabling them to move on and make progress to recovery. Full or part time hours are available.
- You will provide person-centred care and support to 16 people with mental health needs to enabling them to have good sleeping patterns, to be safe, sound and secure throughout the night.
- The role will involve responsibility for the clinical lead of the shift and deploying support workers and ancillary staff, ensuring that the service is well organised and is delivered safely and effectively in accordance with CQC standards and agency requirements.
- Act as Associate Named Nurse for up to 4 residents working in partnership with the Named Nurse and leading a team of Recovery Support Workers
- You will hold a Registered Nurse (RMN, RGN, RNLD) qualification and be currently registered with the NMC. A commitment to your own continuous professional development is essential. In return we will support you to access training and to keep abreast of current thinking and evidence-based practice in mental health recovery and rehabilitation.
- Applicants will be able to demonstrate warmth, compassion and unconditional positive regard for the people we support and will be able to develop trusting relationships based on empathy and respect.
- You will be expected to work collaboratively and professionally with the people we support, their families and mental health professionals/agencies.
- You will need to demonstrate an up-to-date understanding of the recovery approach and recovery principles as well as mental health legislation, services and interventions.
- As you will be involved in the ordering, administering and auditing of medication you will need a good knowledge of mental health medication.
- You will be hard working, resilient and reflective with the ability to accept supervision and be accountable for your own practice. Good written and verbal communication skills are essential along with the practical skills required to plan and organise care and support delivery.
To find out more contact Clare Catterall, Area Manager on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07976 584128. We would love to discuss this opportunity with you.
Closing Date: 19 February 2019