Our client, based near Leicester, is looking for an experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse – RMN to join their team. Supporting the Clinical manager at all times to provide the best care possible for their 30 service users. Working alongside a team of specialists in an acute setting you will be experienced in the provision of care to individuals with depression, schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder and psychosis.
Requirements for a Registered Mental Health Nurse – RMN
Support the Registered Manager and Clinical Manager to deliver high-quality nursing care services in their 30 bedded Acute Mental Health provision. The Registered Mental Health Nurse – RMN must have a valid NMC PIN. Advocating for the rights of service users, working with the care team to enable them to regain stability and return to independent living.
Key responsibilities for a Registered Mental Health Nurse – RMN
-Responsible for drug administration.
-Responsible for maintaining comprehensive, up to date and accurate records.
-Responsible for identifying areas of clinical risk, reporting incidents and taking preventative action to ensure residents needs are being met.
-Ensure care meets the requirements of the Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2010 and the Care Quality Commission guidance ‘Essential Standards of Quality & Safety’.
-Deliver high-quality mental health services to service users with the support of the Registered Manager and Clinical Manager.
-Champion resident safety and dignity.
-Understand, and have demonstrable experience of, the care planning process and how to write effective Care Plans.
-Able to effectively manage difficult situations with tact, diplomacy and compassion, especially with resident’s friends and family.
The ideal candidate for a Registered Mental Health Nurse – RMN
-Must have a clinical background and a valid NMC PIN
-Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a nurse with a strong focus on Mental Health
-Right to work in the UK
-Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service
-Must be able to provide 5 years of satisfactory references pertinent to the role
-Sound knowledge and experience working within mental health settings
-Possess excellent organisational, written and verbal communication skills
-Knowledge of health and safety matters relating to care services and risk management
-Administrative skills and computer literacy with a strong focus on attention to detail and accuracy are essential
-Acute mental health experience preferable
-Experience of Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Bi-polar disorder, complex needs and substance misuse preferred
-Experience of Acute/Forensic settings would be advantageous
Free Parking, 28 days holiday inc Bank Holidays.
£35,581 - £41,860 depending on experience and qualifications (hourly rate of £17 - £20).
Job type: Permanent
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