• Yorkshire and Humber
  • Permanent
  • Band 5
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • 28,786 - 28,786 per annum

Mental Health Nurse

Based in York

Salary up to £28,786 plus £3000 welcome bonus

About:

The Clinic is a specialist Eating Disorder unit providing in and out-patient services to young people aged 8-18. With a reputation for excellent service provision we have had significant success through the dedication, innovation, and determination of our talented and close team of professionals.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to highly specialist assessment of eating disorders in young people.
  • Establish therapeutic relationships with patients.
  • Assist in the development, co-facilitation and staffing of therapeutic groups.
  • Maintain appropriate, supportive and respectful relationships with carers and family members
  • Contribute to appropriate multi-disciplinary meetings.
  • Manage the implementation of therapeutic meal provision.
  • Be responsible for the safe storage and administration of medicines and clinical equipment

Must have these skills:

  • RMN, and /or Registered Children’s nurse
  • Skills in clinical risk assessment.
  • Knowledge of Mental Health Act and Children Act.
  • Knowledge of NICE guidelines for the treatment of eating disorders.
  • Knowledge of Junior Marzipan guidelines for the treatment of eating disorders

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Enhanced Private Medical Insurance with BUPA including access to a private GP service, free screening & the inclusion of pre-existing conditions.
  • Eye care scheme with Specsavers
  • Online benefits portal with high street and online shopping discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity pay

Athona Recruitment’s nursing division is an award-winning, on-framework agency that specialises in finding permanent and temporary employment for nurses. We have a dedicated team of consultants that help recruit nurses into NHS hospitals, care homes, private hospitals and clinics across the country. Whether you’re based in the UK or overseas, we can help you find a nursing position that’s right for you.

  • Job Reference: RH MHY 05