Partnerships in Care is 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 in our sector and highly skilled and experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments.
We have an exciting opportunity for dynamic and innovative individuals who are keen to make a difference to people’s lives to join Lakeside View – our brand new service in Willenhall for women with mental health needs.
Bank Workers will be able to work across our West Midlands sites which include locked rehabilitation services and community houses, supporting men and women with learning disabilities and mental health issues.
Our Bank Staff Nurse role involves:
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
To be successful as Bank Staff Nurse, you’ll need:
Good organisational skills
Good supervisory skills
Good communication skills both written and verbal
The ability to contribute to, monitor and implement changes that improve service delivery and outcomes for residents
The ability to plan, allocate and delegate work appropriately
To be able to understand Recovery Action Plans
Experience of working with service users with various mental health needs
A working knowledge of the Mental Health Act
A working knowledge of Recovery and Recovery Star
NMC Registered Nurse (RMN)
Evidence of personal and professional development
The ability to be flexible with regard to working hours
To be able to build effective and credible relationships both internally and externally
Work collaboratively with others sharing ideas and information at all times
Effectively build trust with a consistent approach between actions and words
Have the ability to raise standards through innovation and new ideas
Take responsibility for issues and resolve them.
To be able to cope in difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
To be able to build rapport and positively influence others
To be able to inspire professionalism
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.
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.
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