Band 5 Staff Nurse - Dune Ward, Long Fox Unit, Weston Super Mare

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England
BS24 9XN
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS £ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
13 Sep 2021
Closes
13 Oct 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To carry out clinical practice within designated clinical areas, ensuring that high quality evidence-based nursing assessment, care planning, interventions and evaluations for patients is provided. This will include:

• Undertaking a comprehensive, person-centred, nursing assessment and prepare care plans in consultation with the service users to provide the best nursing care

• Implementation of care and rehabilitation programme

• Evaluation of effectiveness of care provided in partnership with users

• Ability to implement research-based practice

• Following successful completion of preceptorship, ability to supervise junior and unqualified staff

• Ability to administer medicine within relevant Trust and legislative guidance e.g. NMC Standards for Medicines Management 2010 and the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

• Ability to undertake risk assessment and develop risk management strategies for individual clients; ICPA/SAP to people who present with mental health problems.

• Demonstrate a working knowledge of the key elements of relevant mental Health Legislation

• Ensure the ordering storage, administration and disposal of medication complies with relevant trust and legislative guidance e.g. NMC Standards for Medicines Management 2010,Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and MHA (1983)

To use own skills, knowledge and resources to provide mentoring opportunities for staff within designated areas and promote positive attitudes towards mental health. This will include:

• Regular provision of advice and mentoring to staff.

• Support the provision of an appropriate learning environment for pre- and post registered students, novice practitioners, and new team members as directed.

To maintain and develop professional knowledge, skills and expertise to ensure that practice reflects best practice, remains evidence based, is current and responsive to meet changing patient and NHS service needs, as outlined in the NHS Plan (2000).

• Abide by the legal rules, statutory regulations and professional responsibilities relating to practice as outlined in the NMC's 'The Code': Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics for Nurses and Midwives

• Take responsibility for post-registration education and for continuing professional development as outlined in NMC Standards.

• To receive clinical supervision in accordance on a contracted and regular basis from an identified Senior Practitioner, as per trust Clinical Supervision Policy.

• To be aware of the need for appropriate management support and supervision from the line manager, and to maintain records of these meetings.

• Maintain Health and Safety in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974).

• Work to the Clinical and Personnel Policies and Procedures of AWP Trust.

• Maintain up to date knowledge of relevant medicines, related medication management issues and act in accordance with the appropriate NMC standards and Trust policy, and ensure that others also work within these guidelines

Person specification

Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • RMN or RGN


Knowledge
Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of inpatient medication rounds and safe administration / disposal
  • Experience of care planning/risk assessment


Leadership skills
Essential criteria
  • Evidence of managing HCA's through supervision, shift cordination and delegation


Risk management
Essential criteria
  • Demonstrate experience of risk assessment/management


Desirable criteria
  • Able to reflect and give examples of practice.


Managing own stress
Essential criteria
  • Able to recognise and manage stress in themselves


Experience
Essential criteria
  • Keen interest in working with older adults


Desirable criteria
  • Has worked with older adults on an inpatient ward


We are proud to be fostering a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. A key commitment to this is improving staff representation from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, those from the LGBTQ+ communities, people with 'lived-experience' of mental health conditions and people living with disabilities,- we are a 'Disability Confident Employer' offering a guaranteed interview to Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a flexible basis, recognising that flexibility may mean a range of different working patterns and

Ref: 3479568

Job Details

Band 5 Staff Nurse - Dune Ward, Long Fox Unit, Weston Super Mare

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, Englandd Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Pay
£ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
13 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
13 Oct 2021

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