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Date Added: Sat 22/08/2020

Clinical Nurse Lead

Borehamwood, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: 48000 - Benefits:

A fantastic opportunity is available for a suitably qualified and experienced RMN to join a well-established mental health hospital on the North London/Herts border in the capacity of Clinical Nurse ; Based in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, the successful candidate will join the care team earning a salary in the region of £48,000 per annum, pro rata, working over a mixture of 3 and 4 x hour shifts per week to include weekends and occasional nights, depending on service need.
Vision MH Ltd specialises in providing the highest quality of service to people with mental health problems.
The hospital service has 31 in-patient beds, designated High Dependency/restricted access rehabilitation.
They provide care and treatment for the full spectrum of mental health illness with all patients being funded by the ; Vision MH is an amazing organisation that prioritises their staff and personal growth.
Their staff are offered ample opportunities for training and development, with the ethos of promoting from within.
The primary duties of the role include: To facilitate effective patient referrals and ensure that with reports are prepared to a high standard and within set time limits.
On admission, to ensure all necessary documentation is available To ensure all social and health needs of patients are assessed and maintained, and risks ; To act as primary nurse to designated patents To report any ill-health amongst patents and make requests for the professional medical visits where necessary To administer prescribed medicines and maintain records as per guidelines To investigate and respond to all complaints and serious incidents liaising with external agencies, families and patients in conjunction with the Registered Manager and to produce outcome ; To liaise with the Mental Health Act Administrator regarding status of detained patients To liaise with the CPA Coordinator to ensure the CPA process and timescales are adhered to and reports are of the highest quality prior to dissemination To take responsibility for line management supervision, appraisals, sickness & absence reviews and to produce performance management frameworks for designated nurses & other staff members To ensure duty rotas are produced within set time limits and that all bank and overtime rotas are exhausted prior to using any agency staff To effectively coordinate, manage and run the operations of the hospital, providing clear guidance and support to the qualified nursing and support team while engaging and working with the wider hospital MDT To attend meetings and forums, representing the hospital at various levels To develop and maintain positive relationships with external agencies that have contact with Cornerstone House To be 'on-call' for emergencies which may arise within the hospital and to cover shifts if all other avenues have been exhausted To effectively manage the activities and operations of the hospital within company budgeting frameworks, policies, procedures and within a set budget To be considered for this position you must understand the need to work flexibly and creatively.
You must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and be committed to a patient-centred ethos.
In addition, the following key skills and experience are ; Able to demonstrate an aptitude for team working and develop an understanding of patients Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills Strong organisational and time-keeping skills Friendly, passionate, patient and helpful Practical and proactive approach Benefits: All staff also have access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and the Herts Rewards discount ; There are ample opportunities for training, staff development and ; We currently have employees being funded for an RMN position and a Music Therapist, whilst others are being developed into clinical ; The organisation offers a supportive, team-oriented work environment, and has an ethos of promoting from within.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit your CV and cover letter detailing your skills and experience.
All appointments to the hospital service are subject to registration with the Vetting and Barring scheme and the receipt of a Disclosure at the appropriate level which is acceptable to the company.
The hospital service is an equal opportunities employer.
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