Position title
Mental Health Nurse, Falfield.
Description

Here at Osa Healthcare Recruitment we are committed to finding wonderful staff who share our values and are dedicated to providing professional, caring and high quality services. We want to find the right people the right role for them.  

Job Title: Mental Health Nurse. 

Location: Falfield, South Gloucestershire 

 Length/Type of Post: Permanent  

 Salary: 30,000-35,000 

 Hours: Various  

Our client works with people who have been diagnosed with complex post-traumatic stress disorder, learning difficulties, enduring acute mental health disorders or have forensic histories, taking the time to assess each individuals needs to provide a bespoke package of support and accommodation that caters specifically to them.
They take great care to place individuals within an environment suitable to their development, accommodation ranges from single occupancy independent units, to specialist multiple occupancy houses with onsite staffing.
Their objective with all service users is to promote and maximise independence, health, wellness and social recovery through the utilisation of bespoke support planning, innovative support delivery and nationally recognised risk management.
This role will be working within their converted 12-bed step through rehabilitative facility for adult males aged 18-65 with a mental health illness, set in beautiful grounds in South Gloucestershire.

 

Responsibilities

Job Overview  

As a Mental Health Nurse, you will be expected to deliver an innovative and compassionate clinical service whilst working in partnership with the services’ therapeutic team. You will be expected to deliver a recovery focused clinical offering to male adults (aged 18-65) experiencing complex mental health difficulties using a wide range of bespoke care planning and risk management strategies. You will report directly to the Clinical Lead and will ensure that the service’s values and visions are encapsulated and embedded into clinical practice and that person-centred planning is integral to the clinical offering.   

The main purpose of the role is to deliver the Park’s clinical offering, working in partnership with the therapeutic team to deliver a flexible, innovative, recovery focused service using bespoke care planning and risk management strategies enabling service users to achieve recovery, wellbeing and independence in a safe and supportive environment. 

Our client is dedicated to operating a sustainable organisation that delivers a flexible, outcomes driven, rehabilitative support service that enables people to achieve recovery, wellbeing, and independence within a safe, supportive, and vibrant community. 

Qualifications

Type of candidate that we are looking for 

Are you able to demonstrate sharing our values of ensuring Person-Centred Practice and individual service design is at the heart of everything that we do? 

Do you have experience of supporting this extremely diverse group of people, and delivery of individualised and tailored support they require, which is enhanced by the community discharge and rehabilitation pathway. 

Do you feel you can develop a supportive environment to enable people to grow and develop? 

Can you inspire the people we support to be ambitious and embrace new opportunities? 

Are you loyal, are you able to put the needs of very complex people first? 

Can you work in and continue to develop open working environments and foster inclusive working cultures? 

Can you bring energy, positivity and an engaging mind-set to work? 

Are you passionate about enabling people to have a meaningful life, to have new experiences or even develop new skills? 

Essential  

  • To work in partnership with The Parks therapeutic team to deliver a recovery focused clinical and therapeutic service. 
  • To work in partnership with the Clinical lead and psychologist oversee the delivery, action and review of Clinical Care/Support Plans using recovery focused strategies ensuring person centred care. 
  • To work collaboratively with service users, carers, internal and external stakeholders and take an active role with cross agency working   
  • To support the clinical lead in the application of their duties.  
  • Be able to assess risk and contribute to the development of robust management strategies in line with positive risk frameworks and guidance. 
  • To understand and abide by all policies, procedures, legislation and guidance related to clinical practice. 
  • To ensure accurate, robust and complete documentation of all records.   
  • To develop and maintain knowledge of mental health illnesses, sections and strategies for rehabilitative outcomes. 
  • To actively participate in multi-agency working i.e. Safeguarding, MCA, DOLS processes ensuring service users are central to the process and measures implemented are least restrictive. 
  • Conduct crisis mitigation and resolution work. 
  • Have a Registered General Nurse or Mental Health Qualification. 
  • Valid NMC Pin. 
  • Effective interpersonal skills, with the ability and confidence to generate and build effective relationships with colleagues, service users and external professionals. 
  • Effective Crisis Resolution. 
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of support and rehabilitative needs of service users. 
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of mental ill health and ability to develop recovery focused strategies.  
  • Knowledge of up to date clinical practice and able to evidence continued professional development. 
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety Issues. 
  • Clear understanding of policies and procedures as well as legislation and guidance related to clinical practice and governance (including CQC Regulations). 
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding Procedures and Reporting protocols. MCA (Mental Capacity Act) and DOL's (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards), Pharmaceutical Guidelines and Practices. 
  • Experience of mental health issues and/or services, either as a user, carer or employee. 
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience of clinical practice post qualification in the community, rehabilitation services or acute inpatient settings. 
  • Experience of working with people with multiple needs i.e. mental health, learning disability, and substance dependency. 
  • Experience providing practical and emotional support that has enabled service users to achieve defined objectives around recovery, taking responsibility and progressing towards more independent living. 
  • Experience of delivering well-developed care plans and detailed risk assessment. 
  • Experience of assessing risk and developing robust management strategies in line with positive risk frameworks and guidance. 

Desirable  

  • Experience working in Forensic services. (desirable) 

 

Job Benefits

What our client is offering the successful candidate 

  • Excellent salary that is tailored to your individual qualifications, skills and experience 
  • Enrolment with Perkbox to receive discounted products and services including access to Perkbox Medical offering online access to GP Practitioners 
  • Enrolment with Litmos Hero’s- online training platform offering hundreds of online courses 
  • Generous pension scheme 
  • Cycle to work scheme 

 

This job role will involve working around vulnerable people therefore your employer may be required to check whether you have a criminal record via the Disclosure and Barring Service (known as a DBS check). You will also be asked questions as part of our self disclosure section on the application form. We operate a fair recruitment process and do not discriminate. Any information you provide will be considered fairly and lawfully.  

We are committed to being an equal opportunities company as are all the companies we work with. All applicants will be considered fairly and free from prejudice or discrimination. 

We are very proud to say that we have signed the mental health at work commitment. We are passionate about mental health and we are dedicated to doing everything we can to promote mental well-being, support people who are struggling and break down the stigmas of mental health problems. We only work with companies who share our beliefs and care for their employees metal health and well-being.

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Date posted
April 26, 2021
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