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Registered Mental Nurse

Role: Registered Mental Nurse

Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

Package: £34,000 – £45,000

Working week: Night Shifts

Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) (Band 5 equivalent) to join an inpatient hospital working with a mixed group of patients with psychosis and other personality disorders.

Particularly interested in Registered Mental Health Nurses who have experience of Mentalization Based Therapy (MBT) and / or of working with patients who have a diagnosis of personality disorder.

Responsibilities:

Be involved in the implementation and maintenance of the hospitals quality assurance programme
Assist in the assessment of the effectiveness of care and nursing implementation and delivery
Work in cooperation with members of multi-disciplinary health teams to maximise opportunities for patient therapeutic care
Ensure that patients rights are protected
Encourage a model of self-care and patient rehabilitation
Evaluate care plans
Evaluate standards of care and nursing competence
Ensuring a high standard in the application of clinical nursing / care procedures and treatments
Administering prescribed medications in accordance with local and NMC guidelines
Building trust and developing relationships to ensure patients involvement in all aspects of their treatment
Developing, implementing, reviewing care plans, ensuring that any changes and / or observations in the patients condition / needs are adhered to within the scope of the CPA
Ensuring a whole care treatment package is applied to each patient, including their mental, physical and emotional wellbeing
When requested, to prepare for, participate in and attend ward rounds, CPAs and other multi-disciplinary meetingsExperience:

Professional Mental Health Nursing qualification
Good education with competent written and verbal English
Registered with the NMC
Evidence of continuous professional development
Proven intervention skills for a wide range of behavioural and emotional problems
Demonstrable experience of working in a healthcare /inpatient / rehabilitation environment
Demonstrable experience of working with patients with severe and enduring mental ill health and / or challenging behaviour
Experience of / willingness to participate in group activities, therapeutic, educative and social
Knowledge of equal opportunities policies and cultural awareness
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