Registered Mental Health Nurse
Job Reference: J11-A-21-37929Employer: NHS Professionals - Flexible WorkersLocation: SheffieldSalary: £15.66ph -£25.05ph
Temporary Pay Uplift* *Please note: the pay rates advertised are a temporary uplift and is only applicable until 30/03/2022. The current rates of pay will be reviewed at a later stage and may be extended with notification. The usual pay rates are Days £14.08 Nights/ Weekends £18.30 Sunday/Bank Holidays £22.53, and any shift worked after 30/03/2022 will be paid at the usual rate.
Could you bring your Mental Health experience as a Registered Mental Health Nurse to support patients at Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust?
Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust is one of only three dedicated children's hospital trusts in the UK. It provides integrated healthcare for children and young people, including community and mental health care and acute and specialist services. They see children from 0-16 in most cases and in some cases up to 18.
At Sheffield Children's, they provide a full range of services for residents of Sheffield and South Yorkshire and specialised services for patients from across the United Kingdom. Demand for their services is growing, and we are increasingly delivering healthcare to patients over a wider geographical area as our reputation for providing outstanding specialist care grows. They have some of the best medical and surgical services for children in the country.
What will be your primary responsibilities?
The role will involve, but not be limited to you performing the following:
- Ensure that all clinical records or documents completed are accurate and legible and that the requirements under data protection and confidentiality are maintained.
- Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care/treatment plans for children, young people and their families.
- To work collaboratively with colleagues for the benefit of children, young people and families.
- To ensure that due regard is given to children, young people and families' customs, values and spiritual beliefs.
- To act in a facilitative manner that promotes children, young people and families dignity, independence and choice.
- To act in the role of both Care Coordinator and/or Named Nurse for identified children and young people for a small caseload.
- Always contribute to the maintenance of a child and family-friendly environment.
- Contribute to the maintenance of a safe clinical and workplace environment by assessing risks throughout a shift
- Where required, provide escort to children and young people, e.g. as part of therapeutic leave / specific interventions, transfers and day trips.
- Where identified and agreed by the post holder provide transport via driving the Unit minibus (subject to completion and passing of the prescribed minibus test)
- Participate in, provide and utilise clinical supervision to enhance practice
To apply for this post, you will have:
- Have a minimum of 6 months paid experience at Band 5 level in Mental Health Nursing within the last 2 years.
- Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices.
- To have RMN / RN (Mental Health) or RNLD / RN (Learning Disabilities) registration and use this knowledge in the daily care of children, young people and families.
- To liaise with and report issues, concerns or untoward incidents to the nurse in charge, deputy / Unit Manager, CAMHS Tier 4 Senior Nurse Manager or the on-call CAMHS Manager.
- Be proficient in the delivery of care to patients.
- Ensure safe administration of drugs following NMC and CHS policies.
- Ensure accurate records are kept following CHS policy and NMC guidelines.
- Carry out nursing procedures and techniques following agreed policies and standards.
- Undertake regular mandatory training.
In return for your hard work and commitment, NHS Professionals (NHSP) offers you some fantastic benefits: -
- Competitive pay rates
- First choice of shifts or placements at your Trust- access before they are made available to agency
- Varied working options to suit your lifestyle- access to the Bank gives you options of ad hoc shifts or fixed term placements - take control of when and how you want to work
- Training and development opportunities
- Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
- Manage your shifts and timesheets on the go- access your "My Bank" shift portal anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
- Essential support when you need it - 24/7 365 days -Call us anytime
- Stakeholder pension scheme available
Who are NHS Professionals?
We are owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), running England's largest NHS staff bank. We specialise in flexible working, giving our members greater access to shifts, in line with their qualifications and training. Every year we help thousands of dedicated candidates and highly skilled NHS workers enjoy better career opportunities, access to more shifts and a healthier work-life balance, giving more choice and control to our members.
By joining us today, you can start looking forward to a choice of flexible Bank shifts across any of our client trusts in England, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in a number of wards or areas.