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Staff Nurse

Service Care Solutions



£30650/annum + benefits


Posted: 12/10/2021

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Hello! If you are an RMN/RNLD looking to work a full time permanent position look no further! SCS are recruiting at a low secure mental health hospital in for children aged 12-18 in Orpington - Apply with your most recent CV ASAP!

The role consists of a 39.5 hour working week, and you must be flexible around days/nights/weekends.

The salary is £30650 p/a

As a Registered Nurse you provide direct personal care and interventions to Patients/Service Users, without direct supervision, and co-ordinate the care given by colleagues. The post holder will deliver high quality, safe nursing care, ensuring consistently high standards of practice and clinical excellence which comply with the Nursing and Midwifery (NMC) Code. The role includes leading the delivery of a comprehensive Patient/Service user nursing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of person centred care in a collaborative way, of both their mental and physical health care needs, maintaining the patients/service users rights; supervising junior staff and students ,working collaboratively with the MDT and maintaining a safe and therapeutic working environment and accurate records.


Deliver prescribed care to a defined group of patients that reflect their individual needs
Assess, plan and deliver, with the patient and their carer/family, nursing care which takes account of patient choice and wishes and acting as the patients named nurse. This includes the evaluation and review of these plans, with the patient/Service User, on a frequent basis, that is reflective of their needs
Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the Care team
Build relationships and effectively communicates and engages with external professionals and stake holders
Accurately communicate with, observe and engage with residents/Service Users in order to assess need and evaluate progress.
Understand and participate in relevant quality improvement processes and clinical governance
Provide accurate information about care in an accessible format to residents/service Users and their families
Prioritise nursing duties and delegate appropriately and effectively within the shift co-ordination Framework
Act as the Nurse in charge of the Ward ensuring as far as reasonable a practicable a safe environment. supported by a RN (MH or LD if the ward is a MH or LD ward)
Ensures record keeping is accurate and documentation is completed contemporaneously including daily
notes and incident reports
Escalate concerns appropriately regarding resident/service user well-being, incidents or staffing concerns in a timely manner
Maintain a continued level of personal professional development to demonstrate contemporary practice and meet the requirements of re-validation, as a minimum.
Support new/junior/agency staff as required supporting colleagues to complete induction, and deliver person centred care to the standards required
Completes all mandatory training and competency assessments required within the specified timescales
Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with residents, colleagues and visitors responding promptly and courteously to requests, enquiries, concerns, complaints and suggestions.
Actively Participate in clinical supervision and reflective practice at least monthly.If interested, please apply using your CV through this website, email (url removed) or call (phone number removed) - thank you

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