Mental Health Practitioner - Duty Worker

Sittingbourne, Kent, England
ME10 1DY
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
8 Sep 2021
Closes
7 Oct 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Carry out and coordinate comprehensive, systematic nursing assessments which take account of relevant mental, physical, social, cultural, psychological, spiritual, and environmental factors, in partnership with service user and others through interaction, observation and measurement.
Work collaboratively with other disciplines, service user and their carers to agree a holistic person centred care plan that addresses the needs identified through assessment.

To deliver and evaluate safe, person centred care in partnership with the service user and their carers to support recovery.

To act as a clinical leader supporting best practice in line with NICE guidance.

To facilitate and review approved Quality Improvement initiatives within the care setting.

To adhere to the NMC registration and revalidation requirements.

To support and uphold the most current NMC Code of Conduct at all times.

To support the implementation of current and future Nursing Strategy.

To promote and to adhere to KMPTs strategies, policies, procedures and guidelines.

To support and behave in a way that upholds KMPT Trust values.

To carry out specific duties relevant to the setting e.g. nurse in charge, medicines clinic management, etc.

To practise safely by being aware of and educating on 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 and administer medications and monitor their effects.

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 coordinate and make recommendations to the care plan process

To mentor, supervise and line manage staff.

To assess, act on and report any safeguarding concerns.

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, supporting and assessing staff undergoing personal and/or professional development.

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 to ensure safe delivery of services.

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main responsibilities of the role.

Please see job description for full details

Person specificationExperienceEssential criteria

  • Registration with NMC or equivalent professional body
  • One year experience at Band 5 or above in hospital or community health care
  • Evidence of continued professional development, appropriate to role
  • Clear understanding of CPA and care coordination role

Desirable criteria
  • Post-registration certificate ENB 998. Possession of specialist nursing or other relevant highter academic or skills focussed awards
  • Post registration mentorship qualification


Skills/KnowledgeEssential criteria
  • Good IT skills
  • Good understanding of the principles of the Recovery Approach

Desirable criteria
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Understanding of interagency skills
  • Previous experience in the field of work


KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme

Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change

On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part tim

Ref: TS513

Job Details

Mental Health Practitioner - Duty Worker

Sittingbourne, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
8 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
7 Oct 2021

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