Rehabilitation Nurse Practitioner
Navigo Health and Social Care CIC
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Brocklesby Lodge is a 7 bed in-patient rehabilitation lodge, and works holistically with individuals to identify their needs and goals, formulate a rehabilitation plan and provide an appropriate level of support in order to promote recovery and achieve a greater level of independence.
We're seeking a qualified nurse practitioner with relevant mental health experience. You will ensure that individuals' needs are identified and safely met in the least restrictive environment in accordance with established/prescribed models, internal policy and legal frameworks including, but not limited to, The Care Act 2014, Mental Health Act 1983 and Mental Capacity Act 2005. As part of a multi-disciplinary team, this role will deputise for senior colleagues, supervise junior colleagues and be integral to ensuring the clinical effectiveness of the lodge through assessment, provision and delivery of biopsychosocial interventions pertaining to all aspects of health and recovery.
Main duties of the job
Provide assessment based on rehabilitation need.
Plan and ensure provision of appropriate treatment to promote physical wellbeing and support mental health recovery.
Liaise with colleagues, external organisations and stakeholders in order to co-ordinate appropriate intervention, care and support.
Work within scope of own training, experience, practice and applicable legal frameworks.
Demonstrate and embed Navigo Code of Conduct through attitude, behaviour, leadership and practice.
Take responsibility for time management whilst balancing sometimes competing priorities.
Manage service and own caseload.
Be the senior colleague responsible for the rehabilitation lodge, colleagues and the individuals under the care of the service.
Deputise for senior colleagues.
Supervise junior colleagues and students.
Deliver group and 1:1 interventions.
Work autonomously and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Attend and lead on clinical and non-clinical meetings.
NAViGO Health and Social Care CIC provide health and social care services to a population of 158,000. We are a progressive and ambitious organisation that aims to support those living with a mental health illness, their carers, and families in the simplest and most effective ways.
We are different because we know working with the same methods doesn't work forever; and we will continue to challenge the way we do things to create the best services that are centred on the people who use them.
This social enterprise is about working together with local people to create services that are owned by the community, supported by it and loyal to it. It's challenging, it's exciting and we want like-minded people to join us. If you think that's you, take a look at the job specification.
Ensure a high standard of nursing input in the application of clinical procedures, including assessment, risk assessment, care planning, implementation and evaluation, medication management, physical investigations and implementation of the Recovery Approach.
1.2 To liaise with the ward manager in ensuring the safe and effective delivery of care, in line with national, local and NAViGO policy, through supervision of junior staff and audit processes.
1.3 To undertake incident/accident reports, safeguarding, complaints, investigations to ensure the safe running of the unit
Specific responsibilities in the following domains, to include:
2.1 Attendance at weekly M.D.T meetings and effective presentation of clinical reports and information.
2.2 Liaison with other M.D.T disciplines to ensure effective team working and consistent approaches to care delivery.
2.3 Oversee the effective delivery of the MDT process.
2.4 Oversee the correct implementation of negotiated care plans
2.5 Supervise the completion of nursing reports by Key/Associate Nurses (C.P.A/S117, M.H.R.T, Hospital Managers, and MDT) in keeping with specified and statutory timescales.
2.6 Attendance at six monthly patient C.P.A/S117 meetings.
2.7 Attendance at M.H.R.T and/or Hospital Managers Hearings in the absence of the Key/Associate Nurse.
2.8 Ensure effective management of medication through training delivery, and carry out audits to ensure adherence to M.H.C. policy and N.M.C. guidelines.
2.9 Oversee Key Nurse liaison with external Care Co-ordinators and Commissioners.
2.10 Dissemination of action points from Clinical Governance meetings
2.11 Support the ward manager in conducting and addressing issues of complaints and investigations.
2.12 Liaise with the ward manager in addressing issues involving whistle blowing.
2.13 Liaise with Key/Associate Nurse and ward manager in establishing and maintaining therapeutic relationships with service users family (where appropriate).
2.14 Ensure adequate staffing to cover unit requirements and liaise with ward manager to address any deficits, taking into consideration financial budgets.
2.15 Carry out assessment visits as part of the M.D.T, assessing potential patients and preparing assessment and treatment reports.
2.16 Monitor, undertake and oversee ward based risk assessments and management Plans.
3.1 Carry out and monitor annual appraisals of nursing staff and support workers, as directed by ward manager and ensure regular evaluation of PDRs.
3.2 Have direct line management for staff nurses, nursing associates and nursing assistants.
3.3 Undertake, monitor and ensure monthly supervision of nursing staff.
3.4 Chairing monthly ward staff meetings, ensuring delegation and implementation of action points.
3.5 Provide Mentorship/Preceptorship to newly qualified or newly appointed nursing staff (including nursing students, where applicable).
3.6 Liaise with ward manager in the identification of external and in house training (including mandatory training) for specified staff.
3.7 Provide temporary cover for ward manager in the event of their absence, as required by the Hospital Manager.
3.8 Undertake interviewing of new ward staff, at nursing and support level.
3.0 Attendance at the morning staffing meeting in the absence of the ward manager.
3.12 Support the ward manager in all personal related issues.
4.1 Oversee and Co-ordinate monthly audit of all office files and develop and implement action plans to address identified deficits.
4.2 Co-ordinate monthly clinic audits and implement action points to address any identified deficits.
4.3 Monthly input of KPI data, including senior nurse report, training, supervisions, appraisals, revalidation and sickness monitoring.
4.4 Ensure service user finances are managed according to M.H.C policy and assist with audit as required.
4.5 In conjunction with the Clinical Administrator, monitor and ensure that legal processes and documentation are in line with MHA (1983) guidelines and M.H.C policy and procedures.
4.6 Support the Associate Director of Nursing and Quality in the completion of contractual and commissioner relating documentation.
5.1 Oversee the completion of individual weekly therapeutic timetable.
5.2 Monitor the implementation of ward structured day, including the specified hours of meaningful activity.
5.3 Review the completion of monthly audit of Recovery focused 1:1 Key Worker and Key Nurse discussion.
5.4 Monitor three-monthly review of Recovery Star by Key/Associate Nurse or Key Support Worker. Monitor monthly review of HoNoS. Monitor monthly patient file audits and oversee actions required and monitor that they have been completed.
6. Responsibilities for Personal Development
6.1 To drive forward own development plan through supervision, appraisals and training opportunities
6.2 To improve and maintain Service Quality with evidence based practice/models that meet departmental needs.
6.3 To participate in the development of clinical effectiveness and quality initiatives.
Skills & Attributes
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).