Staff Nurse (RMN) (RNLD)

Maidstone, Kent, England
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Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 28407.0 - 34581.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 28407.0 - 34581.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Staff Nurse
Posted
1 Nov 2023
Closes
31 Dec 2023

Job Description

Job overview

*** Applications from students nearing completion of their studies

and Return to Practice Nurses are encouraged ***

Band 5 Salary - Plus £2600 (RRP + New Hire Bonus) and Unsocial Hours Enhancements

Penshurst Ward is a 16 bedded forensic acute inpatient unit catering for men from the age of 18.

We specialise in the assessment and treatment of men who present with acute mental health illness whose offending behaviour and complex mental health needs require care in a medium secure setting.

The ward consists of a multi-disciplinary team of health care assistants, nurses, occupational therapists, psychologists, speech and language therapist, doctors and consultants.

Patients are offered therapeutic activities by the occupational therapy team and their care is reviewed regularly during ward round and other multi-disciplinary team meetings.

Do you feel you could meet our patient’s expectations? Do you want to develop your skills, with the backing of a well-developed team and make a difference to the recovery of our patients? If the answer is yes, we want you to join our team.

Main duties of the job

The role is a key member of the multidisciplinary care team and will have continuing responsibility to:

Carry out comprehensive nursing assessments and to be responsible for producing individualised nursing care plans for named patients.

Co-ordinate and implement the nursing care plan for individual patients and to inform the multi-disciplinary team of progress in the treatment process.

Provide leadership to the healthcare worker using supervision and IPR and to work under the guidance and management of the Clinical Manager.

Ideal candidate for the role will be a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) or Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) with Strong interpersonal skills and good communication both verbal and written. You will be committed to working with people with severe mental health problems in a secure environment.

Your knowledge of forensic services and full driving licence are desirable.

Person specification

Experience

Essential criteria

Previous experience in Mental health

Desirable criteria

previous forensic experience

Qualification

Essential criteria

Qualified nurse result

Desirable criteria

mentoring or other relevant qualification

Skills

Essential criteria

Excellent communication skills

Good knowledge and practice of IT skills

Effective organisational /planning and decision making skills.

Desirable criteria

Advanced communication skills

Ref: 380-FR0263

Job Details

Staff Nurse (RMN) (RNLD)

Maidstone, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£ 28407.0 - 34581.0 Per year
Job level
Staff Nurse
Hours
Full time
Posted
1 Nov 2023
Type
Permanent
Closes
31 Dec 2023

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