Community Mental Health Nurse

Folkestone, Kent, England
CT19 5JE
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
8 Jun 2021
Closes
7 Jul 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To act as a Practice Assessor.
To adhere to the NMC registration and revalidation requirements.
To adhere to the most current NMC Code of Conduct at all times.
To support the implementation of current and future Nursing Strategy.
To adhere to KMPTs policies, procedures and guidelines

To support and behave in a way that upholds KMPT Trust values.
To assess, act on and report any safeguarding concerns.
To practise safely by being aware of the correct use, limitations and hazards of common interventions, including nursing activities and treatments.
To report any concerns promptly through the appropriate channels and modify care when necessary to maintain safety, acting to keep patients and others safe.
To provide educational support to optimise health and wellbeing; promoting self-care where possible, helping people to make choices about their needs and involve their carers where appropriate.
To safely manage, administer medications and monitor their effects.
To supervise a range of other staff and their activities as delegated.
To carry out specific duties relevant to the setting e.g. nurse in charge, medicines clinic management, etc.
Recording and reporting accurately any changes related to the patient's current behaviour and/or risks to Nurse/healthcare professional in Charge in a timely manner.

Recording care given in a timely manner as per professional and local standards using approved KMPT systems.
Supporting and carrying out therapeutic observations as required and instructed.
To make recommendations to the care plan process
Promoting a healthy, safe and secure environment by adhering to Trust statutory health and safety requirements and maintaining confidentiality of information at all times in compliance with Trust policies, procedures, protocols and guidance.
Acting as a role model and supporting new team members through demonstration and explanation of tasks and techniques.
Facilitating the assessment of staff undergoing the Care Certificate.
Undertake and maintain all essential training to role.

Working confidently in a variety of environments according to changing service needs which present different challenges whilst continuing to act in a professional manner.
Balancing all aspects of the job role across the 7 day working pattern.
Being flexible and responsive to competing demands

Person specificationQualifications/TrainingEssential criteria

  • RMN or RNLD
  • Qualified Practice Assessor (or working towards becoming a Practice Assessor if still in first year of registration)

Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of post qualification
  • Training relevant to the role
  • Evidence of recent practice


Knowledge and skillsEssential criteria
  • Basic knowledge of and ability to apply relevant legislative frameworks and policies relating to care, e.g. Mental Capacity Act
  • Knowledge and understanding of the NMC Code of Conduct
  • Basic understanding in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care
  • A basic understanding and ability to apply principles of risk assessment and risk management


ExperienceEssential criteria
  • Experience of Mental Health/Learning Disabilities settings and or working with people with Mental Health/Learning Disabilities conditions

Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience of working within the NHS

Ref: GS194D

Job Details

Community Mental Health Nurse

Folkestone, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
8 Jun 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
7 Jul 2021

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