Full Time – 2020-08-05 10:55:48
Our client are a brand new mental health service that has recently opened in Ringwood. They are seeking talented nurses to join there growing team. * To deliver a high standard of evidence based inpatient nursing care in partnership with the wider clinical team, the service users and their family members/carers. * To act as a primary nurse in the assessment of needs and organising and delivery of care. * To co-ordinate shifts and provide supervision for support workers and nurses in training. * To work within a team of nurses and other professionals who are committed to the delivery of a quality service. * To adopt a flexible approach to hours of duty, in order to meet the needs of the service over a 24-hour period. * To take charge of a designated ward area and deputise for the ward manager/deputy ward manager as appropriate. * To be an active participant in the multi-disciplinary team, formulating care plans and utilising appropriate assessments and evaluations. * To represent the ward manager and/or care team, at appropriate forums and disseminate information as required. * To represent the clinical team perspective at multidisciplinary meetings and clinical reviews of patient care. * To undertake assessments of individuals and their families and carers as appropriate admitted to inpatient care, including service users presenting with high risk. * To develop care plans and discharge plans in collaboration with the service user and their families and carers * In conjunction with the multidisciplinary team, complete regular risk assessments and manage risks accordingly. * To regularly review risk factors and work in conjunction with the MDT to modify care plans. * To act as a Primary Nurse and Named Nurse for inpatients. * To ensure that clinical practice is evidence based and consistent with nursing guidelines, relevant NICE guidelines and employer policies and procedures. * To provide supervision of support workers and nurses in training where appropriate. * To maintain and contribute to standards of professional care, ethics, policies and procedures.