Senior Staff Nurse
Excellent job opening for a Senior Staff Nurse to work with one of UK’s leading healthcare .
As a ward manager you will be working in highly reputable service based in Newark.
Our client brings together a unique approach to the delivery of care where the patient is embedded in the heart of all aspects of hospital life.
Annual salary: £36,000
Hours per week: 37.5
The service overall provides care for women who require rehabilitation and care within the safety and security of a holistic environment where their physical, social psychological, spiritual, cultural and educational needs are met.
Our Senior Staff Nurse role involves:
- Responsibility for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual care plans.
- Participating in a range of assessments including risk and self-harm.
- Supervising a designated number of Health Care Assistants and students.
- Assisting in standard setting and evaluating quality outcomes.
- Being expected to take charge of the ward/unit in the absence of the person with continuing responsibility, under the direction of senior staff.
- Working as a Primary/Named/Key Worker advising and supporting junior colleagues.
- Maintaining good standards of communication, both oral and written, in accordance with NMC guidance.
- Responsibility for reporting to the Ward Manager any circumstances that may affect the delivery of care and/or efficient running of the ward.
- Providing supervision to other staff, qualified and unqualified.
- Ensuring the security of the unit and all who use it and that policies and procedures are in place and followed.
To be successful as a Staff Nurse, you’ll need:
- Registered Nurse Qualification (Mental Health/Learning Disability)
- Knowledge of Mental Health Act and associated legislation
- Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
- Flexible approach to care
- Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team
- Ability to work flexibly over the 24 hour period
- Ability to use the clinical supervision process effectively
- Ability to identify and use opportunities for self-development
- Commitment to the values of equal opportunities, policy and practice
- Group work skill
- An interest in innovative areas of practice
- Some knowledge of Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health practice
- Ability to use IT skills
- Training and Presentation skills
- Research and Development skills
- Sound knowledge of the principles of CPA
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)
- Free meals while on duty
- Employee Assistance Services
- Continuous learning and development
- Childcare vouchers
- Career development
- Voluntary Benefits
Reference ID: 3329
For more information please call Brenda Little on 01216380567 or send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org