Bank Registered Mental Health Nurse - Band 5
Ashford & St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Bank Registered Mental Nurse
We are currently recruiting to our Trust Temporary Staffing Team - Bank on Us and we are seeking experienced Registered Mental Health Nurses
You must work well in a team and be reliable and enthusiastic with excellent communication skills, as well as adaptable and flexible to changing situations, working within Trust policies and the NMC Code of Conduct.
We have a variety of requirements across our hospitals although mainly on the St Peters site in Chertsey, from working on the paediatric wards supporting children and young people typically with eating disorders, providing specialist nursing support to patients under section within the hospitals adult wards or the Emergency Department. This can include providing specialist one to one support.
Once you have completed the Bank Pre-Registration process you will be booked to attend the Trust's Induction Programme. This commitment is required to support and enhance your current skills and knowledge.
For further information regarding the role please contact Lisa Punter Lead Nurse Workforce via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Main duties of the job
Undertaking shifts as a Bank Registered Nurse on a temporary basis in a ward / department within the hospital setting.
Working effectively and efficiently and in collaboration with the multi professional teams to deliver high quality and individualised patient care to allocated patients providing mental health care and support, for each clinical area you work on.
Clinical duties, across a range of clinical settings, include providing one to one enhanced care for patients requiring support and supervision including patients waiting mental health assessment, psychosis, dementia and delirium care.
Ashford and St. Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of more than 410,000 people living in North-West Surrey, parts of Hounslow and beyond.
Over 3,700 highly trained doctors, nurses, midwives, therapists, healthcare scientists and other support staff make up our workforce, providing a wide range of services across out two hospitals, Ashford, Ashford, Surrey and St Peter's, Chertsey, Surrey.
We also run many specialist clinics in the community and local community hospitals and other healthcare facilities.
Our vision is to be one of the best healthcare Trusts in the country. There has never been a better time to join us in the NHS at Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust with our strong commitment to staff health and wellbeing. We are committed to providing continuous professional development, staff benefits and flexibility to shape our workforce around our patient care.
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Working as a Bank Registered Mental Health Nurse in a variety of wards / departments within the hospital setting.
Carry out assigned tasks involved with direct patient care whilst maintaining the privacy and dignity of patients. This will be whilst demonstrating excellent care, compassion and communication, working alongside the multidisciplinary team, incorporating:
- Delivering high quality direct patient care.
- Following patient admission/transfer/discharge processes.
- Providing specialist nursing care in regards to patients mental health.
- Maintaining a safe environment.
- Medication administration.
- Care planning, implementation and evaluation.
- Communicate effectively with the multi-disciplinary team, patients and their carers.
- Maintain best practice, ensuring compliance with evidence-based practice and research.
- Accountable to nurse in charge of each shift and supporting junior colleagues.
- Maintain skills, knowledge and competencies adhering to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct, and the Trusts policies and procedures
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).