Community Mental Health Nurse\/Occupational Therapist

Maidstone, Kent, England
ME17 4BU
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 25655.0 - 31534.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
£ 25655.0 - 31534.0 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
23 Jun 2022
22 Jul 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care planning and risk assessment with service user on admission and at appropriate intervals
  • Ensure all interventions are documented clearly and comprehensively.
  • Communicate and collaborate with other members of the multi-disciplinary team to effectively utilise resources to help meet identified service users' needs
  • Ensure the correct administering and documentation of medicines in accordance with Trust Policy, legal requirements and NMC standards for medicines management.
  • Contribute to the prevention and management of abusive, aggressive and challenging behaviour in line with least Restrictive practice
  • Participate in supervision, annual appraisal and competency assessments in order to reflect on and develop own practice.
  • Maintain PIN via the revalidation process
  • Promote & ensure the good reputation of the trust. To act as a positive role model maintaining professionalism at all times and to demonstrate a positive attitude to service users, their families, visitor and others.
  • Report and document any incident and escalate in line with trust policy and actively participate in reviewing and learning from workplace related incidents.
  • Be aware of and work within Safeguarding Adults and Children policies, be able to recognise the signs of abuse and report and document concerns to Team Manager and MDT.
  • Competently and confidently, write, present and discuss information regarding service user's care and treatment.
  • Ensure that the service user's rights and dignity are maintained at all times.
  • Understand how to escalate concerns regards care and treatment and how the whistleblowing policy complements this.
  • Willing and helpful to support and provide cover to other teams at short notice under direction of senior staff.
  • Ensure high levels of hygiene and infection control systems are maintained.
  • Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health & safety
  • Maintain service user, staff and organisation confidentiality at all times
  • Take responsibility for attending all statutory and mandatory training as stipulated.
  • Give physical health care and physical health checks as required or instructed, documenting the physical health checks on the modified early warning scoring system (MEWS) chart and reporting changes to the nurse in charge of the shift.
  • Where appropriate, to identify needs and provide healthcare to meet the individual needs for people who are at the end stages of their lives, whilst providing comfort, support for the service user and their family

Please see job description for full details.

Person specificationQualificationsEssential criteria

  • RMN or equivalent

Desirable criteria
  • achieved grade/years experience

Knowledge and skillsEssential criteria
  • basic knowledge of role

Desirable criteria
  • experience in role

PLEASE NOTE: If role is patient-facing, candidates will be required to meet any government requirements for Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of deployment to be appointed. A full course of the Covid-19 vaccination (or where applicable a valid exemption) may be required to be evidenced prior to receiving an unconditional job offer.

KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme

Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change

On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time

Plus bank holidays that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.
Recommend a friend campaign

If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,
Flexible working

Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.
Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave

Dependant on length of NHS service
Other paid/unpaid leave

This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outsid

Ref: AC0131

Job Details

Community Mental Health Nurse\/Occupational Therapist

Maidstone, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
£ 25655.0 - 31534.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
23 Jun 2022
22 Jul 2022

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