Mental Health Nurse | Guernsey

25000.00 - 33000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP33000/annum
07 Apr 2017
22 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Mental Health Nurse (Band 5)


GBP25,246 - GBP32,974 per annum.

As a Mental Health Nurse you will be working within a team based in Guernsey. As the post holder of this role, you will receive a competitive package of GBP25,246 - GBP32,974 per annum.

About the role:

* Are you a Registered Mental Health Nurse with experience of caring for older adults within the community? Do you have patience in abundance and are a caring and good humoured individual?
* As an integral part of our Community Mental Health team you will work closely with our Consultant and Associate Psychiatrist colleagues providing care and support to adults aged primarily over the age of 65.
* With your own caseload and working as part of the team, you will help support and provide services to the memory clinic service on island assisting with specialist testing leading to potential diagnoses of dementia.
* Guernsey is an island community which operates an integrated health and social care service to islanders.

Requirements of a Mental Health Nurse:

* Excellent communication skills which are adaptable depending upon service users cognitive abilities Able to demonstrate a good understanding of older adults experiencing mental health problems Ability to assist with complex assessments related to activities of daily living
* Ability to assist to plan, review and evaluate complex plans of care
* Identify own learning needs and agree reasonable objectives to attaining these
* Participate in the annual appraisal and revalidation cycle
* Participate in supervision and case review
* Be able to use Microsoft word/excel and with training utilise the TRAK electronic health care record system
* Must have full driving license

Can you see yourself working in Guernsey?

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