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Nurse - ward hospital based Mental Health

Job Description

Job Description

Job title Staff Nurse, Hospital ward based
Hours: Full time 42 hours a week
Salary: £32,000
Location: London SW15

Main Purpose
To undertake and manage direct patient care, having participated fully in the assessment, planning
and evaluation of care needs. Undertake the delivery of care, including individual and group
sessions, to agreed quality standards as prescribed by internal procedures and health legislation.

Key Accountabilities

Adopt a systemic, individual approach to all patient care plans and communicate the
outcomes to the clinical team both verbally and in writing, ensuring all CPA and risk
assessment documentation is kept up to date.
Ensure effective communication of any concerns relating to patient care.
Deputise in the absence of the Ward Manager and their Deputy to manage the staffing and
clinical needs of the ward as required.
Support and supervise new or junior staff.
Assist and support regional management in developing and implementing new services.
Manage the assessment, implementation and evaluation of individual patient care plans while
promoting a professional working environment to ensure a high standard of patient care.

Knowledge & Skills
First level registration.

Shared responsibility for the confidentiality, security and accuracy of patient records, data and information. Ensuring good quality patient documentation, which meets the Regulatory
guidelines and statutory requirements.

Working environment
The problems faced by patients may present difficult and challenging situations, which may
heighten the physical, sensory and emotional demands of the role.

For further information on this position, please apply online or phone Jenni, 0208 254 7514, quoting J1980 as a reference.

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