Bank RMN Staff/Charge Nurse

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 11 June 2023

Job summary

Our Mental Health Trust is seeking committed, positive, compassionate and enthusiastic Band 5 or 6 RMNs to work as part of a dedicated team of professionals that provides the highest standards of care and support to people with acute mental health needs.

Our bank nurses support teams across the Trust, in inpatient units as well as community teams so this is the perfect opportunity for anyone who needs a flexible role or who is interested in working within a variety of services.

Please see an example of shift times offered across the Trust:

  • Day: 07:00 - 19:30, 07:00 - 21:00
  • Night: 19:00 - 07:30, 20:30 - 07:30

Please be aware the Trust do not offer sponsorship for Temporary Staffing (Bank), therefore applicants without the right to work in the UK will not be accepted.

Main duties of the job

You will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team undertaking assessments of patients with complex mental health needs developing care and recovery plans in collaboration with the patients and their families/carers.

In conjunction with the team, you will assess and manage risks through assessment regularly reviewing and working in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary teams.

You will act as a Primary Nurse providing clinical and managerial leadership on the ward, whilst also supervising junior staff and trainees.

About us

In return for your skills and expertise we can offer you continued training and development, variety and a rewarding challenge and the opportunity to work within a friendly and supportive team.

You will receive high quality supervision, support and training to further develop your skills and experience in a community mental health setting working as part of a large integrated MDT supporting people with a wide range of complex mental health conditions and needs.

The role is varied, fast paced, interesting and at times challenging but also highly rewarding.

Date posted

21 May 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£14.92 to £18.19 an hour £14.21 per hour for Band 5 18.19 per hour for Band 6

Contract

Bank

Working pattern

Flexible working

Reference number

354-BRMN-CS06

Job locations

Meadowfield Hospital

Worthing

BN13 3EF


Job description

Job responsibilities

You must be able to deliver a high standard of nursing care using excellent communication and relationship skills supporting patients, family and carers whilst providing clinical leadership to the team and acting as a primary nurse for patients on the ward.

You will be expected to carry out detailed assessments and risk assessment of patients developing care plans in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team; whilst monitoring, evaluating and modifying treatments to measure progress and ensure effectiveness of their treatment.

You will liaise and work alongside other teams and professionals to ensure the effective discharge of patients whilst adopting a flexible approach to hours of duty meeting the needs of the service over a 24-hour period

You will be providing clinical leadership to the team whilst assisting the Ward Manager in the effective running of the ward.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You must be able to deliver a high standard of nursing care using excellent communication and relationship skills supporting patients, family and carers whilst providing clinical leadership to the team and acting as a primary nurse for patients on the ward.

You will be expected to carry out detailed assessments and risk assessment of patients developing care plans in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team; whilst monitoring, evaluating and modifying treatments to measure progress and ensure effectiveness of their treatment.

You will liaise and work alongside other teams and professionals to ensure the effective discharge of patients whilst adopting a flexible approach to hours of duty meeting the needs of the service over a 24-hour period

You will be providing clinical leadership to the team whilst assisting the Ward Manager in the effective running of the ward.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse with current registration (mental health / LD/ Adult) appropriate to the job role

Knowledge/Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of MHA (1983/2007).
  • Knowledge of Mental Capacity Act (2005), to include practical knowledge of FACE documentation, DOLS and Best Interest decisions.
  • Child and Adult safe guarding procedures.
  • Change management, organising and prioritising workloads
  • Demonstrate ability to enhance care through evidence based knowledge
  • Demonstrate professional development relevant to the care group.
  • Demonstrates ability to assess and manage clinical risk
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse with current registration (mental health / LD/ Adult) appropriate to the job role

Knowledge/Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of MHA (1983/2007).
  • Knowledge of Mental Capacity Act (2005), to include practical knowledge of FACE documentation, DOLS and Best Interest decisions.
  • Child and Adult safe guarding procedures.
  • Change management, organising and prioritising workloads
  • Demonstrate ability to enhance care through evidence based knowledge
  • Demonstrate professional development relevant to the care group.
  • Demonstrates ability to assess and manage clinical risk

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

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).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Meadowfield Hospital

Worthing

BN13 3EF


Employer's website

https://www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Meadowfield Hospital

Worthing

BN13 3EF


Employer's website

https://www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Bank New Starter Team

Bank New Starter Team

newstarter@spft.nhs.uk

03003040037

Date posted

21 May 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£14.92 to £18.19 an hour £14.21 per hour for Band 5 18.19 per hour for Band 6

Contract

Bank

Working pattern

Flexible working

Reference number

354-BRMN-CS06

Job locations

Meadowfield Hospital

Worthing

BN13 3EF


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