Senior Mental Health Nurse
The closing date is 08 October 2023
Are you an experienced RMN (Registered Mental Health Nurse) looking to widen your experience working within a prison? Then look no further than our Integrated Mental Health and Substance Misuse Team at HMYOI Werrington.
Our team is made up of various disciplines, skills and expertise, which benefits those needing our care. As an RMN in a prison environment, you will help provide specialist mental health interventions to help support those experiencing difficulties. We are looking for an RMN who is able to provide high quality mental health care.
Being an RMN within a prison is one of the most challenging, yet rewarding career opportunities. The variety of the role will keep things fresh and stimulating whilst being part of a supportive team with effective management providing supervision and guidance.
This role at HMPYOI Werrington comes with a generous incentive offer, this includes
- An additional £3,200 'Welcome to MPFT bonus', 50% on joining us, and 50% after a period of 12 months service
- An equivalent allowance can be offered which will enable the individual to pay for yearly professional registration fees up to £120.00 per year
..... and more! Please refer to the incentive document attached.
Come and join our team where you will be supported to develop your existing skills and benefit the lives of others!
Main duties of the job
- Working effectively within the team, you will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidenced based interventions.
- You will manage a caseload of service users, practicing within the framework of the multi-disciplinary team and Care Programme Approach.
- A care coordinator role will be provided, communicating effectively with other professionals, internal and external to the Inclusion team and prison, to ensure through care support where appropriate.
- You will work with individuals from initial assessment through to discharge, which can include transferring care to other providers such as hospitals or CMHTs whilst working with a variety of agencies in the Offender Health Pathway.
This role is based at HMYOI Werrington, which is part of the Young Person's Secure Estate for England housing young males aged 15 to 18 years, and is located near Stoke-on-Trent.
Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT). We provide caring and effective services across England, including, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West Mercia, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Thurrock, Essex.
We support individuals, families and communities who are affected by addiction, crime, mental health or need treatment for their sexual health. We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive care, realising all the benefits a modern NHS organisation can provide.
We work with patients and our staff teams to achieve the best outcomes we can. We invest heavily in training and development, and the wellbeing of our people, both staff and service users is central to who we are. Here at MPFT, we are proud of the comprehensive wellbeing and lifestyle support offer available, in addition to in-house training and coaching support. Our services are robustly governed, evidence-based, inclusive, and designed and provided in conjunction with service users.
We are committed to providing the best service we can, and if you share our values, we want you on our team!
Please see the attached job description for the full list of duties and responsibilities. Here is a summary:
- Provide a high quality service to people who use our service.
- Provide care within the CPA Framework.
- Assess people's needs, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care.
- Facilitate therapeutic group work programmes taking the lead where appropriate.
- Deliver evidenced based interventions.
- Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care.
- Identify those people in prisoner requiring hospital treatment and facilitate the timely transfer via The Mental Health Act.
- Be a role model of excellence in leading and developing junior members of the team.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).