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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/01/2021.

Senior Staff Nurses RMN

Job Reference: L28-SSNLSSR

Employer:
St Andrew’s Healthcare
Department:
Nursing
Location:
Northampton
Salary:
£35,500 + Enhancements

Senior Staff Nurse (RMN)- Low Secure and Specialist Rehabilitation Service

Location: Northampton

Salary: up to £35,500 plus enhancements

Why St Andrew's Healthcare?

We’re a top 20 charity and the UK’s leading charity providing specialist NHS mental healthcare. Profits are re-invested into new services and new facilities, helping us to continue to do amazing work and transform mental healthcare.Our Integrated Practice Unit helps us to provide outstanding outcomes and will give you more opportunities to gain specialist experience.

 

Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day

Why the low secure and specialist rehabilitation service

Our divisionis specially designed foradults over the age of 18 with Mental Health, Personality Disorders and challenging behaviour. These include patientswho might be a danger to themselves or others, or have committed serious offences. Thedivision provides treatment in both secure and specialist non-secure rehabilitation facilities. Our facilities, activities, therapies and services are designed with our patients, recovery and community reintegration in mind.

We believe every individual has strengths; our treatment programs build on these to help our service users recover. We want all patients in ourdivision to have the right care, treatment and support to be able to move into an environment of a lower security, and eventually return to the community.An exciting opportunity has arisen within thedivisionfora Senior Staff Nurse.

The Role

Some of the main duties of a Senior Staff Nurse are to:

 

  • Plan, organise and deploy staff according to competencies and workload in order to meet patient needs.
  • Develop, implement, review and promote the importance of effective outcome focused care plans to meet individual preferences and needs, attending and contributing to ward rounds.
  • Effectively communicate with all MDT members, taking positive risks to manage the care environment and reduce the use of restrictive practices.
  • Build and monitor ongoing relationships with patients, their families and carers to encourage trust, whilst listening to and interpreting their needs and concerns.
  • Ensure all patient records, records of risk and interventions that have been taken, are up to date and accurate.
  • Use refection and supervision to learn from events and generate opportunities to improve patient outcomes.
  • Receive and provide clinical supervision.
  • Support the IPU to deliver specific outcome measures.
  • Complete required ward audits in line with the Clinical Governance strategy.

 

About you

You will have in depth experience of working with challenging patients in a mental health service. Being a strong team player, you will be able to build and maintain effective relationships across clinical teams. You will have good interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport with patients. You will also be highly resilient, able to work under pressure and have good problem solving skills. You will have an active NMC registration and have completed your preceptorship.

There are many opportunities to progress within St Andrew’s healthcare so now is great time to join our organisation. We offer many excellent training and development opportunities for you to grow our career.




Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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UK Registration

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