Senior Mental Health Nurse

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Senior Mental Health NurseWe are looking for a Registered Mental Health Nurse / RMN with a passion for delivering the best quality of care.Located near Durham, our client is a mental health hospital for women that includes a specialist PICU service and an acute service for women.The new 16 bed acute mental health service for women provides a safe and stabilising environment for individuals who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission. Also the 10 bed female PICU service will accept emergency and crisis admissions. The service accepts referrals from all areas, including acute and prison services.Your Day-to-Day…Supervise Nurses and Support Workers and ensure care and associated duties are allocated effectively and within team members' competenceEnsure that all staff in your team have the opportunity to participate fully in supervision, that salient issues are addressed and that comprehensive monitoring and documentation is in place at all timesMonitor staff rotas to ensure effective staffing on shifts informing the Head of Care of any shortfalls or issues that may affect patient care and safetyBe responsible for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual Patient programmes of care. With a focus on risk assessment and risk management strategies, ensuring that the requirements of the Care Programme Approach are met in a timely mannerEnsure that all Staff contribute and are accountable for the efficient running of the Hospital and the creation of an atmosphere conducive to the best interests of the Patients.Duties may include acting up for the Head of Care and/or the Hospital Manager in their absence.We'll offer you…RCNi membershipMonthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunitiesExpert clinical supervision & peer supportA high quality work environmentFree meals on dutyEmployee referral schemeEmployee recognition initiativesOpportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme Company paid Life Assurance schemeSmart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checkYou will have… as a Registered Nurse Mental Health Nurse / RMN or Learning Disability / RNLD with a current Pin NumberThe ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits and demonstrate integrity in your roleA good understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 and latest nursing practicesA commitment to patient recovery in order to effectively monitor, manage and reduce riskCompassion, resilience and a dedication to empower and support service user independence.What next?If you care about making a difference - we want to talk to you so please apply now for a confidential discussion with our team.

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