Staff Nurse

Margate, Kent, England
CT9 1GA
Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 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
24 Nov 2021
Closes
23 Dec 2021

Job Description

Job overview

Sevenscore ward is a mixed 13 bedded, ward caring for predominantly older adults with a diagnosis of Dementia and other cognitive impairments. We are part of Thanet Mental Health In-Patient services.

The role involves providing care and support to our patients currently experiencing mental health difficulties requiring an inpatient admission for assessment.

Commitment to meeting the needs of people with mental health problems and valuing their rights is a pre-requisite.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the recruitment of 2 band 5 Staff Nurses for a key roles in an expanding Multidisciplinary team . You will be motivated, flexible, interested and ready to work in a challenging but very rewarding environment, where the client is at the centre of all our interventions. If your application is successful, you will be notified by e-mail. Therefore, please ensure that you regularly check your NHS jobs account

Main duties of the job

Providing day to day care and assessment of 13 in -patients in a mixed male/female environment.

Administration of medication, monitoring effects and side-effects.

Ensuring clear documentation of patient records, including admission and discharge.

Named nurse for a patient group

Following relevant Mental Health Act/Dols/Informal Procedures

Supervisions/Appraisals

Teaching/Mentoring
Ensuring Mandatory training updated

Working as part of Multidisciplinary team

Liaising with carers/relatives

Working within NMC registration and guidelines.

Managing shift and supervising team

Working for our organisation

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The post holder will work as an active member of the ward team over the 24-hour period. Under the direction of the Ward Manager, the post holder will develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care, as appropriate.

Registered mental nurse/Diploma in mental health nursing.

Sound knowledge of current mental health issues and treatments, including psychiatric medication and their side effects, with concurrent knowledge of common physical health issues and treatments and their impact on mental health.

To liaise with other members of the Multi Professional Team in the planning and participation of patient treatment and the development of care programmes

To be able to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills within a multidisciplinary setting

To have sound knowledge of the principles and processes of the Care Programme Approach and its application to practice

To liaise with other members of the Multi Professional Team in the planning and participation of patient treatment and the development of care programmes

To be able to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills within a multidisciplinary setting

To be able to analyse and take appropriate action from information gathered

To act as the named nurse for a defined group of patients

To comply with the Kent and Medway Infection Control Policy and procedures

Person specificationExperienceEssential criteria
  • Previous experience in Mental health

Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience in Older adults


QualificationEssential criteria
  • Qualified nurse result

Desirable criteria
  • Physical health knowledge


SkillsEssential criteria
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable criteria
  • Advanced communiocation skills


KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme
Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see Apply

Ref: 367283219

Job Details

Staff Nurse

Margate, Kent, Englandd Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
24 Nov 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
23 Dec 2021

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