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Bank Staff Nurse

Job Description

Partnerships in Care is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down services for people with mental illness, personality disorders, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and brain injuries. We have over 30 hospitals, and close to 4,000 employees with over 28 years of experience in our sector.

Our Bank Staff Nurse role involves:

  • Providing a quality of care to each individual that is of a high standard, being sensitive to individual abilities, respecting privacy and catering for social, emotional, religious and cultural needs whilst encouraging a comprehensive programme of ordinary living with an emphasis on self-help skills.
  • Participating in the assessment of changing care needs and in the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care in line with agreed policies and procedures.
  • Participating in the key worker system.
  • Discussing and agreeing on care programmes with other community services.
  • Fostering good relations and lines of communication with other disciplines/services/agencies involved with individuals’ care.
  • Keeping abreast of developments and current trends when caring for people who have a Learning Disability/Mental Health Problem/behaviours that challenge.
  • Ensuring that the NMC standards for drug administration, storage and handling of medication are adhered to.
  • Developing, maintaining and enhancing relationships between parents, relatives and friends of the service users and staff at the home.
  • Promoting access to an independent advocacy for the individual.

To be successful as a Bank Staff Nurse, you will need:

  • A First Level Nurse Qualification: Learning Disability, Mental Health or General
  • Relevant experience.

In return for your services we offer:

  • Free meals while on duty
  • Free car parking
  • Weekly Pay in arrears

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.

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