Registered Mental Health Nurse

Location : Rainham, Greater London, England
Job Ref : JA722
Consultant : James Alexander
Sector : Health, Medicine
Salary : £17.00 - 17.01 per hour

Description

JA722 – Registered Mental Health Nurse

Location – Rainham, Essex

Salary – £17 per hour

Work Type – Part-time 18 hours/week

Overview 

We are currently recruiting for a Registered Mental Health Nurse (18 hours per week) to join our clients team in Rainham to support adults with mild learning disabilities, mental health needs, schizophrenia, physical needs, and behaviours that challenge. Some people will also require support with a suprapubic catheter.

The successful candidate will be required to work 18 hours part time across the 7-day week between 8am – 5pm. Shifts are on a rota basis and would change weekly so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.

Due to the nature of this role, it is desirable for the successful applicant to hold a full valid UK driving licence.

The nursing needs of the people living at Glebe House are defined as.

Monitoring service users’ mental wellbeing and instigating the appropriate action to ensure that mental wellbeing is maintained.
Ensuring that the service users receive their depot injections.

Tasks associated with the nursing needs are.

  • Ordering medication.
  • Chasing up on any medication associated queries.
  • Checking received medication for accuracy.
  • Administering medication.
  • Carrying out weekly medication audits.
  • Carrying out along with the Service Manager and Assistant Service Manager Staff medication assessments.
  • Administering depot injections as per the MARS records.
  • Maintaining daily records on the mental wellbeing of people supported including the recording of any action taken.
  • Writing up CPA reports.
  • Attending CPA meetings and feeding back relevant issues to the team.
  • Attending relevant appointments with people supported in agreement with the shift leader.
  • Updating support plans and risk assessments with particular relevance to plans relating to mental wellbeing.
  • Nurses will still be required to undertake all other tasks as previously required including the daily support needs of people supported, being part of a key worker team, various banking tasks and working with the shift leader to ensure that the daily support happens as required.

As well as sharing our values of Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Pride, to join as a client you will need to be:

  • Reliable – the person you support, their family and your team will quickly learn that they can count on you.
  • Creative – you see alternative ways of getting things done effectively.
  • Determined – you do not give up when things get difficult.

Benefits We offer (T&C’s apply):

  • £17.00 per hour + benefits
  • Paid enhanced DBS
  • E-learning/Classroom training/Diplomas
  • Regular one to one supervision
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350
  • Increasing annual leave with length of service
  • Flexible working
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Maternity/paternity pay.
  • Employee Assistance Programme

This role may close earlier than stated due to interviews taking place on an ad-hoc basis.

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