Staff Nurse - Manchester Inpatient Later Life Services

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M15 4HA
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
22 Jun 2022
Closes
21 Jul 2022

Job Description

Main duties of the job

Your role will be to co-ordinate the smooth running of the ward, and to maintain and develop quality, person-centred care.

You will be required to complete assessment of individual patient needs, plan, implement and evaluate plans of care which will maximise an individual's potential.

A range of skills are needed; both in general mental health nursing, and also nursing patients with dementia.

This patient group & their carer's respond well to warm, caring & enthusiastic staff, making work a rewarding & fulfilling experience. It is therefore essential you have excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for being a Nurse.

Working for our organisation

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
In line with the philosophy of the ward/unit the post holder is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care for the identified clients, acting as Primary Nurse for service users with complex and challenging needs within the service.
  • The postholder will deliver interventions on an individual basis, providing effective evidence based care to service users. Communication and liaison with a number of disciplines is essential to promote effective delivery of a comprehensive care package to meet service users' needs.
  • The postholder will provide support and direction to junior team members and assist in the smooth coordination and running of the ward.
  • With the service user, assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual care plans within the clinical area's philosophy/approach, as Primary Nurse for an identified caseload to the standards expected within the ward.
  • As a part of the multi-disciplinary clinical team, participate in clinical and CPA reviews, completing all relevant documentation to the agreed standard.
  • To ensure all clinical activity is recorded fully and in a timely manner, ensuring information being shared with relevant stakeholders.
  • To engage effectively with service users, can empathise and has insight into patient's perceptions and is able to negotiate unambiguous boundaries in relationships.
  • To complete all required documentation associated with the role of Primary Nurse, ensuring review timeframes are met.

Person specification

Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • Qualified Nurse or working towards


Experience
Essential criteria
  • Have recent experience of working within and supporting staff to deliver care to patients who have challenging needs in order to demonstrate the required understanding of risk management.
  • Have recent experience of working proactively within a multi disciplinary team.


Knowledge
Essential criteria
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate evidence based care for the patient group.


Skills
Essential criteria
  • Be able to engage with service users effectively to ensure monitoring of risk and mental health including identification of recognised early warning signs.
  • Be able to reflect honestly on and develop own skills and abilities to best meet the needs of the service user population


Important Information about working for GMMH:

All positions within the Trust are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, for further information on the checks required please visit the NHS Employers website www.. Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply for posts at Greater Manchester Mental Health who have direct experience of mental health, learning disability or drug and alcohol services either as a service user or a carer.

Ref: 898055940

Job Details

Staff Nurse - Manchester Inpatient Later Life Services

Manchester, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
22 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
21 Jul 2022

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