Partnerships in Care are one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK.
With hospitals around the country, 30 years of experience and highly experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways, without the need for multiple reassessments.
Our Registered Mental Nurse role involves:
- Providing clinical support and care to service users with complex and enduring mental health needs, by assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating their nursing care plans to ensure that they are fully supported using person-centred care approaches.
- Providing leadership and support for support staff and act as a champion for residents’ safety and dignity.
- Maintaining skills and knowledge and ensure that care is delivered according to latest guidelines and best practice evidence available.
- Ensuring the ongoing safety of service users, residents, staff and visitors through systematic assessment, monitoring and reviewing processes.
- Ensuring that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are maintained and effectively used.
- Acting as a role model for good clinical and care governance practice.
- Taking charge of the unit regularly and, in the absence of the management team, accepting responsibility for the smooth and effective running of the unit.
- Helping to maintain the security of the building and its environment.
As an employee of PIC, the post holder has a duty under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, to:
- Take reasonable care of the health and safety of themselves and all other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work.
- Co-operate with their employer to ensure compliance with Health and Safety legislation and the Health and Safety policies and procedures of the organization, not intentionally or recklessly interfere with, or misuse, anything provided in the interests of health, safety, or welfare, in pursuance of any of the relevant statutory provisions.
- Comply with the PIC's Infection Prevention and Control Policies, in order to prevent and/or control the spread of infection throughout the Home and wider healthcare community.
- The post holder must at all times respect the confidentiality of information in line with the requirements of the Data Protection Act and the company’s ISO27001 accreditation. This includes, if required to do so, obtain, process and/or use information held on a computer in a fair and lawful way, to hold data only for the specified registered purposes and to use or disclose data only to authorised persons or organisations as instructed.
To be successful as Registered Mental Nurse, you’ll need:
- NMC Registered Nurse (RMN or RGN)
- Evidence of personal and professional development
- Understanding of care planning processes and have experience of writing care plans
- Experience of working with service users with various mental health needs
- Good organisational skills
- Good supervisory skills
- Good communication skills both written and verbal
- Ability to contribute to, monitor and implement changes that improvement service delivery and outcomes for residents
- Ability to plan allocate and delegate work appropriately
- Ability to be flexible with regard to working hours
- To build effective and credible relationships both internally and externally
- To work collaboratively with others sharing ideas and information at all times
- To effectively build trust with a consistent approach between actions and words
- Ability to raise standards through innovation and new ideas
- To take responsibility for issues and resolve them.
- Ability to cope in difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
- Ability to build rapport and positively influence others
- Ability to inspire professionalism
- Degree or post graduate diploma
- Leadership experience
- IT literate
About our benefits
In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
- A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
- Private Medical Insurance Scheme
- Life Assurance
- Free meals while on duty
- Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services
- Continuous learning and development
- Childcare vouchers
- Career development
- Personal health insurance
- Voluntary Benefits
All positions within Partnerships in Care (PiC) are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Unless specifically commissioned in advance PiC will not consider Applications submitted by or through agencies.
PiC is an equal opportunities employer.
Please read the job description and person specification carefully and ensure that you demonstrate the knowledge, skills and experience required to carry out the role.
Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
We aim to write to all applicants informing them of the outcome of their application, but if we have not contacted you after four weeks from the closing date please assume your application was unsuccessful.
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