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Mental Health Nurse

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LEADERS IN ACUTE MENTAL HEALTH NURSING - Brand new psychiatric intensive care unit opening June 2016

Job Title: RMN
Salary: £30,000+
Location: Birmingham - B17

Our client, is a leading private Hospital and a specialist provider of complex mental health services, providing clinical excellence in our eating disorders, adolescent, and rehabilitation units. A new Acute unit will be opening in April 2016, with a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) opening in June 2016.

The Acute unit will be caring for 18 - 25 year old's who have critical needs. Our aim will be to work quickly to assess their needs and give them the care they need to enable them to go back into the community. The new PICU will be a service for patients who have a severe mental illness and are in the acute phase of that illness. The service also treats patients who have a dual diagnosis and have a complex presentation.

RMNs are urgently needed to be recruited for these units:

•You will be an experienced RMN who is flexible, enthusiastic, self-motivated and interested in working within a modern, forward thinking and effective specialist service. You will be a key member of our multi-disciplinary teams, adopting a pro-active and therapeutic approach to care management with a supportive and healing environment.

•The successful candidate will undertake and manage direct patient care, having participated fully in the assessment, planning and evaluation of care needs. Undertaking the delivery of care, including individual and group sessions to agreed quality standards as prescribed by internal procedure and health legislation. You should be prepared to work in an environment that can be very demanding and unpredictable.

•You will have the ability to oversee work of junior colleagues and staff, whilst maintaining the care, security and maintenance of equipment, drugs and other consumables on the ward/department.

•You will have shared responsibility for the confidentiality, security and accuracy of patient records, data and information and ensure good quality patient documentation, which meets regulatory guidelines and statutory requirements.

What is on offer:

•A competitive salary (negotiable and dependent upon experience)

•£1000 annual loyalty bonus

•50% NMC Contribution

•Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

•Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

•Birthday Holiday - their Birthday as an extra days annual leave

•Online benefits and cashback rewards

•Cycle to work scheme

•Just drive scheme

•SMART Childcare Vouchers

•SMART Pension option

The absolute minimum we require from the candidate is:

•RMN Qualified

•NMC (Nursing & Midwifery Council Registered)

•Ideally experience of working in a PICU and/or acute setting with a background or interest in CAMHS. You will have a passion for working within this area

•Knowledge of the Mental Health Act

•Patient centric & commitment to delivering high quality care

•Fine-tuned decision making skills

•Excellent organisational capability

•Effective communication skills

•Flexibility and a strong "can do" attitude

If this sounds like your next dream job, call me now and quote J1758 or apply online. Call Jenni for more details. 0208 2547514

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