Registered Nurse Associate

Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
BL1 4LH
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 22.549 - 24.882 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 22.549 - 24.882 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
11 Sep 2021
Closes
10 Oct 2021

Job Description

Main duties of the job

manage caseload of clients on Standard CPA to ensure that annual physical health monitoring is undertaken.

Liaise with GP and other external services to ensure a joined approach to physical health monitoring.

Venepuncture.

Administration of Depot injection and monitoring of treatment.

ordering and monitoring of medication stock and clinic room.

work as part of the wider MDT .

Access and report blood results to prescriber.

Liaise with external agencies and signpost service user for support.



Working for our organisation

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.

Serving a population of 1.2million people, the Trust employs around 4750 people who make a difference across 130 locations. Situated in one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West.

GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.

The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.

We have been rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as 'Outstanding'

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The role of the Nursing Associate is to work with the multi professional team and the Registered Nurses to assess, plan, organise and deliver clinical care in line with the service pathways and as agreed with supervising clinician(s).

The Nursing Associate has a breadth of knowledge across the lifespan, providing holistic and person centred care and support for people of all ages and in a variety of settings. The Nursing Associate role is the bridge between Health Care Support Workers and Registered Nurses they will work independently under the leadership of registered nurses, working within all aspects of the clinical process.



Nursing Associates are equipped with the knowledge, understanding, skills, values, attitudes and behaviours relevant to employment; will work to the current a nationally recognised Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code of Conduct and must meet the NMC standards of proficiency, high quality, cost effective, professional and clinical governance evidence based practice.

Nursing Associates will engage in Continuing Professional Development as per NMC Revalidation requirements and processes. They will also engage in GMMH appraisal processes and work to support service improvement and developments linked to Trust objectives.

We are aspiring to ensure our workforce is representative of the diverse communities that we serve, and we are strongly committed to removing barriers to employment for candidates from under-represented groups, for example BAME, Disabled and LGBT+ communities. If you would like to have an informal chat about the recruitment process for this role or would value some additional support, we'd love to hear from you. Please contact Denise Gleave, Recruitment & Retention Advisor Applyor email Apply

Person specification

Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • Must have nursing associate qualification


Experience
Essential criteria
  • Worked with older adults with a range of mental health diagnoses


Desirable criteria
  • Worked with older adults within a community mental health setting


Skills
Essential criteria
  • Must be willing to undertake venepuncture training


Desirable criteria
  • venepuncture trained and competent


Skills
Essential criteria
  • Willing to complete training to administer depots


skills and knowledge
Essential criteria
  • Able to demonstrate a good knowledge of the impact of mental health medications and the effect upon physical health


Desirable criteria
  • Experience of managing complex mental health needs and physical health condition


**Please note, this vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received**

Important Information abo

Ref: 1240552101

Job Details

Registered Nurse Associate

Bolton, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 22.549 - 24.882 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
11 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
10 Oct 2021

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