Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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The Vales are seeking to recruit a dynamic Staff Nurse to join their developing team in their 15 bedded female high dependency locked rehabilitation inpatient unit at Discovery House. Applicants must possess attitudes and values that reflect the excellent standards we are expecting within the Vales team.
The Vales provides assessment and intervention for women with severe and enduring mental ill-health in a locked environment to support their ongoing recovery and social integration. The whole service is focused on working towards independence and recovery to enable service users to regain health and mental wellness before moving on to live as independently as possible in an open environment or their local communities.
In return we will offer the opportunity to be part an excellent and developing team that holds the highest possible values and work ethic within a purpose-built environment. You will have a planned induction and work within a robust framework of regular professional supervision, and you will have opportunities for development as your experience increases.Applicants must be a Registered Nurse in Mental Health or Learning Disability and be able to work a range of flexible hours to include nights and weekends.
Although this post is currently on the Vales the successful candidate may be required to work in other areas of the Rehab and Forensic services when required
Main duties of the job
To be part of an integrated health/social care team providing inpatient care for service users suffering from serious and enduring mental illness. Offering nursing interventions in a wide variety of clinical, therapeutic and social forms with the aim of promoting mental health wellbeing, self-autonomy and independence.
The post holder will be responsible for the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care, in liaison with the care team in the capacity of a mental health nurse.
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health services and a number of learning disability, autism and social care services in the county of Lincolnshire. Employing around 2,800 staff, and serving a population of over 766,000, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.
You could be part of a Trust rated by staff as one of the best mental health and learning disability trusts in England, in an area heralded as a fantastic place to live and work. We firmly believe the key to high quality care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in our Care Quality Commission rating of 'outstanding' for well-led and 'good' overall. In the most recent National NHS Staff Survey, our staff rated us as the number one trust nationally for staff morale and one of the top scoring NHS Trusts in the Midlands for being compassionate and inclusive. We're really proud of this!
We are also leading the way in transforming care, with multi-million-pound transformation of patient environments and radical redesign of community services.
This is the time to join and help redesign our services of the future. We offer options for flexible working and provide a wide range of training and promotion opportunities in all professions. We support and celebrate diversity, have active staff networks groups and are always looking at what more we can do to support our staff.
Leadership Demonstrate an ability to lead, support and develop junior staff. Work in partnership with multi-professional colleagues or agencies. Participate in service developments which have impact on staff/services. Contribute to innovation and new ways of working Take part and implement local audit and research activities were appropriate. Implement risk management strategies to ensure the provision of high quality care to all clients. Formulate appropriate clinical opinion based on clear rationale and understanding, national standards (NICE) and evidence based practice.. Apply reflective practice to develop and improve leadership skills. Maintain a professional role to model appropriate leadership behaviours within a team.
Practice Development and Research Apply knowledge and understanding of existing practice development structure within the organisation. Consider the impact and influence of their practice upon clients and others Understand their own role and identify their unique contribution to the ongoing development of nursing practice. Demonstrate professional standards in the delivery of their nursing practice. Understand how nursing sits within the organisations clinical governance framework. Challenge service development, professional and organisational boundaries as new and emerging developing practice is recognised. Develop their practice where existing evidence and theory demonstrate new ways of working Identify sources of evidence linked to improving client health and social care. Demonstrate the ability to critique research base which may influence practice. Be able to evaluate own nursing practice in line with current evidence/value based practice. Use a variety of feedback mechanisms to improve own nursing care.
Education, Training and Personal Development Identify personal educational needs which consolidate own learning from point of registration. Apply the principles of reflective practice to enhance performance and contribute to ongoing learning. Identify additional knowledge and skills to perform existing and emerging role. Produce a personal development plan which strengthens their competence to deliver safe nursing practice reflecting current job requirements. Complete mentor training in accordance with the assessment and learning in practice standard(NMC) and fulfil the appropriate responsibilities to support learners in practice
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, 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. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).