211959833 – Mental Health Nurse Band6 – Permanent

Job Description

Category: Medical/Pharmaceutical/Scientific

Full Time – 2020-07-28 9:12:27
The post holder will undertake the planning and delivery of direct patient care with appropriate supervision, ensuring continuity of practice and working within a multi-disciplinary and multiagency environment. Managing a caseload and the provision of Mental Health Care services to people with mental health care needs. Support and advising to other health care professionals. To support aspects of service development. Provide an appropriate learning environment for relevant UEA students. To be responsible for accurate mental health clustering of all patients on admission, discharge and at review. To ensure all mental health clustering information is passed onto other Trust teams or services on transfer of patients. To ensure the accuracy and quality of mental health clustering activity within the team. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Your personal supervisor will help you to develop skills to carry out the following duties and responsibilities. Management Responsible for the line management of identified members of the service. To support the development of effective mental health care pathways within the service. Support to service evaluation and audit systems. Support review/development of service wide policies and protocols. Support the establishment of partnerships and networks with key stakeholders. Deputise for Line Manager as required. Clinical To be accountable for own professional actions. Participate in mental health promotion. Provide the appropriate interventions to patients with mental illness (incorporating NICE Guidelines). Provide training and support for colleagues, including non-statutory and statutory agencies. Generic 2016 Effective personal planning and organisation of daily work load. Flexible working and manage own working time effectively and accordingly to service demands. Practice autonomously in making clinical judgements, identifying alternative courses of action, managing and providing a high quality of care. Maintain respectful, effective professional interpersonal relationships with others. To attend all mandatory training as required by the Trust and to undertake further training and updating as required to carry out the role. Initiate, create and maintain therapeutic relationships with patients and carers, ensuring that practice is patient centred. Promote the involvement of service users and carers in the development of the care pathway. Ensuring that all patients are given full explanation of their care pathway/treatment options and no decision is taken forward without their consent. Regularly be involved in various research studies. Professional To adhere to local and professionally prescribed codes of ethical conduct and practice (e.g. confidentiality). Maintain a professional portfolio, which demonstrates development in reflective practice. Have arrangements in place for individual supervision as per Trust policy. Ensure recorded contact data are accurately and timely as per Business Processes. Adhere to all policies, procedures, guidelines and standards set by Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust and relevant professional body. Maintain and update knowledge relating to the current Mental Health Act 1983/2007 and any relevant guidance thereof, and sharing all relevant information to Primary Care colleagues as necessary. Identifying personal learning and training needs through PDP, appraisal and personal development plans on an annual basis. Support and develop the principles of joint partnership working and to be pro-acting in fostering positive interagency relationships and information sharing. Provide cover in the absence of colleagues in the team and assume the responsibility normally undertaken by them during their period of absence. Act as a Mentor to students to ensure that annual updates are undertaken and evidence for Triennial review is provided. Generic 2016 Be responsible for student placements and learning outcomes, with regular contact with the link tutor to discuss student issues as they arise. Undergo training to act as a sign of Mentor for Student Nurses, ensuring that the Triennial review is completed to fulfill the requirements of the sign off role. Ensure that personal appearance, practice and manner conform to the standards and expectations of the Trust. To comply with all Trust Policies, Guidelines and Protocols with particular regard to community services.