Band 5 Staff Nurse - Learning Disabilities
Job Reference: 820-1425772-LD-A
Salary: £23,023 to £29,608 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen for NMC registered learning disability or mental health nurses to join our experienced and supportive team within the In Patient Services. We have various bases across the city including Kingswood Drive, Kings Norton and Riverside Lodge in Small Heath among others. We offer a high standard of nursing care, assessment, monitoring and review at all of our Trust sites. Our service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year and our nursing staff work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights.
In all roles we want to hear from enthusiastic, motivated, pro-active and caring professionals who feel as strongly as we do about our trust values: caring, open, respectful, responsible and inclusive.
They are challenging and fulfilling roles with multi-disciplinary teamwork at its core. We ask that you are dedicated to providing quality person centred care and can demonstrate a sound clinical knowledge base. You should be able to demonstrate that you are a team player with excellent communication skills both orally and written. Communication should be open, friendly, positive and caring. Therapeutic relationships are essential to optimise patient engagement.
The successful post holder will assist with the day to day running of the clinical area and will offer support, advice and supervision to junior staff. You will need to prioritise workload and to manage effectively with crises. Candidates need to show knowledge of following all codes of conduct, standards and legislation, respecting the rights of others and promoting ethical practice. You need contribute to patient assessments, compiling a plan of care alongside the individual, and monitoring patient progress.
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