Staff Nurse (RNMH & RNLD)

25 days annual leave plus bank holid
09 Nov 2016
30 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
You will be central to providing high quality care within a Rehabilitation setting. The patient group may consist of Personality Disordered, Enduring Mental Illness and Learning Disabilities

You will work within an identified career development pathway and be expected to complete appropriate competency development portfolio.

Our Staff Nurse role involves:

* Contributing to the comprehensive assessment of a patient.
* Compiling a holistic plan of care in partnership with the individual.
* Compiling a positive risk management plan.
* Monitoring and reviewing individualised patient plans, within an evidence based framework.
* Contributing to pre-admission assessment of referred patient
* Contributing to the development of Health Care Workers
* Prioritising, organising, and deploying under direction, resources to meet the requirements of the ward for the duration of a shift.
* Committing to the promotion of basic living skills within a Rehabilitation Setting.
* Contributing to the delivery of evidence based therapeutic interventions as agreed by the interdisciplinary team.
* Managing medication as per hospital policy.
* Adhering at all times to the NMC code of professional conduct.

To be successful for the higher level nurse positions you would be expected to take on a higher level of responsibility in the above tasks; beyond monitoring, reviewing and contributing. You would also need to be able to undertake the role of supervising and managing staff.

About our benefits

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:

* 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
* A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
* Private Medical Insurance Scheme
* Life Assurance
* Carefirst - Employee Assistance Services
* Continuous learning and development
* Childcare vouchers
* Career development - progress across the Staff Nurse grading is via a distinct career path
* Personal health insurance
* An employee assistance programme
* Free car parking (at most sites)
* Voluntary Benefits


To be successful as Staff Nurse, you'll need:




* Completion of pre-registration/ Preceptorship
* Drive to take responsibility for personal learning and development.
* Experience of working in a similar environment and role
* A focus on patient centred care

Demonstrable experience of being a team player

* Ability to be self-motivated and flexible
* For higher level nursing position strong Leadership and management of people skills