MBU - Staff Nurse

Dartford, Kent, England
DA1 1JW
Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation 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
24 Nov 2021
Closes
23 Dec 2021

Job Description

Job overview

We are delighted to announce that KMPT have opened a Mother and Baby Unit (MBU) serving the population of Kent, Surrey and Sussex, situated in Dartford.

Working closely with NHS England, the aim is to improve the access and quality of perinatal mental health services across the counties. We are looking for enthusiastic Band 5 registered Mental Health staff nurses who are committed to delivering high quality patient care.

You will be working closely with a multidisciplinary team within the MBU and provide a high quality 24/7 inpatient service for mothers experiencing acute perinatal mental health issues and their babies.

Main duties of the job

You must be an NMC registered RMN/RN (Mental Health) with a keen interest in perinatal mental health as well as experience of working within an acute mental health setting.

If you have experience of working in a perinatal mental health setting, this would be advantageous. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team, working alongside professionals offering a therapeutic input as well as wider community teams.

If you want to join us in this exciting and challenging time and become part of a forward thinking and innovative Trust, then we want to meet you!

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 Mental Health Nurse is a key member of the multidisciplinary care team and will have continuing responsibility to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate care, communicate findings, influence change and promote health and best practice, patient safety and experience.
  • Carry out comprehensive, systematic nursing assessments which take account of relevant mental, physical, social, cultural, psychological, spiritual, and environmental factors, in partnership with the patient and others through interaction, observation and measurement.
  • Work collaboratively with other disciplines, patients and their carers to agree a holistic person centred care plan that addresses the needs identified through assessment.
  • To deliver and evaluate safe, competent patient centred care in partnership with the service user and their carers to support recovery.

RESPONSIBILITY:
  • 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 info

Ref: 366261719

Job Details

MBU - Staff Nurse

Dartford, Kent, Englandd Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
24 Nov 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
23 Dec 2021

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