Registered Mental Health Nurse

  • East of England
  • plus benefits
  • Permanent
  • Band 5

Posted June 18, 2024

Position: Registered Mental Health Nurse

Band: Band 5

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Job type: Permanent

Start date: ASAP

Salary: £34,900 per annum plus benefits

Job description

Athona’s Nursing division has a fantastic opportunity for someone to join an outstanding private hospital in the position of a Registered Mental Health Nurse in a permanent role. This position will be in Hemel Hempstead working within the Multi-disciplinary team.

Key Duties:

  • Deliver prescribed care to a defined group within an agreed framework.
  • Assess, plan and deliver, with the patient and their carer/family, nursing care which takes account of patient choice and wishes and acting as the patients named nurse.
  • Accurately observe and engage with patients in order to assess their need and evaluate their progress.
  • Monitor and review Nursing Care plans.
  • Evaluate and respond to changes in patient condition and needs.
  • Deal proactively and effectively with suggestions and complaints from patients and their families / carers.
  • Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the Multi-Disciplinary team
  • Participate in regular clinical and non-clinical meetings and attend other meetings as requested
  • Prioritise nursing duties and delegate appropriately and effectively within the shift co-ordination Framework, working as nurse in charge as required, ensuring as far as reasonably practicable a safe environment.
  • Maintain a continued level of personal professional development in accordance to preceptorship and revalidation.
  • Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with patients, colleagues and visitors responding promptly and courteously to requests, enquiries and suggestions.
  • Helps to promote and to maintain an environment conducive to meeting the needs of the patient / relatives and carers
  • Participate in clinical supervision and reflective practice at least Monthly.
  • Undertake the role of “Preceptor” to newly qualified staff.
  • Work in accordance with safeguarding adult and children policies and requirements.
  • Ensure the requirements of the Mental Health, Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Standards are met.
  • Adhere to Medicines Management policies at all times.

The successful candidate will have:

  • The right to work in the UK
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Full NMC registration/ have a valid Pin
  • Minimum 6 months UK experience
  • Reference that cover last 3 years of employment
  • Passport
  • Copy of degree certificate
  • 2x proofs of address

Why Athona:

Athona is one of the UKs leading on-framework healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and Trusts nationwide. After almost two decades in the business, we pride ourselves on taking great care and detail in every candidate that we place, and we believe that there is an art to being a good recruiter. This is what we call ‘The Art of Recruitment.’

  • Exclusive access to new vacancies
  • The best possible salary, and all negotiations taken care of on your behalf
  • Stringent onboarding process
  • Fixed-term contracts for candidates that are not on the specialist register
  • All options will be made available to you
  • Receive up to £200 for every permanent allied health professional you recommend
  • Exclusive discount codes

If this job sounds of interest to you, get in touch by applying today. If this role isn’t quite the right fit, get in touch to discuss your requirements and register your CV.

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