Registered Mental Health Nurse - RMN/RGN

16.50 - 16.50 GBP Hourly + GBP16.50/hour annual loyalty bonus of GBP1,000
19 Jun 2017
12 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Uplands Independent Hospital is a Rehabilitation and Recovery service which is situated in Fareham where our multidisciplinary team offer high quality recovery focused care to adults with a range of mental health needs.

We are seeking to recruit highly experienced, motivated and flexible RMN's to join our rehabilitation and recovery hospital in Fareham, who share our vision for high quality Mental Health recovery services and who want to make a difference.

An hourly rate of GBP16.50ph and an annual loyalty bonus of GBP1,000 is issued at the end of each 1 years and 2 years' service.

In your role as an RMN you will support the Deputy Manager Clinical Lead and Deputy Manager Quality and Governance to deliver a high quality person centred recovery approach in line with CareTech Community Services Personalisation Strategy and Uplands Independent Hospital Service Improvement Plan.
You will act as a keyworker, assess, plan, implement and evaluate care planning & risk assessment/risk management safety plans on a monthly basis with residents on admission and at appropriate intervals, providing support to residents with daily living, following support plans and working within the Recovery Model.
You will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team in a hospital setting, ensuring the delivery of holistic, recovery care to all residents, through the supervision of staff at lower grades and in the implementation of the Care Programme Approach.
Adopt a flexible approach to hours of duty in order to meet the needs of the service over the twenty-four-hour period and work flexibly regarding shift changes according to the needs of the hospital.

Vacancies include full time and part time

Why CareTech?
• We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
• We provide superb FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care
• We have a proven progression path - most of those who started as Support Workers are now Residential Managers
• We offer competitive rates of pay, along with an impressive benefits package including an employee assistance helpline, flexible additional holiday purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, special retail discount vouchers, stakeholder pension scheme and much more!
• We offer apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to get into the sector

• Recovery can be a reality for everyone with Mental Health problems.
• Focus on individual need, not diagnosis
• Risks should be understood, but managed positively
• Service users have a right to live in a decent, safe, caring environment with support to engage in and with their local community
• Pathways to more independent living should be an integral part of support planning

Key role and responsibilities;
• Ensure all interventions are documented clearly and comprehensively
• Ensure that the Recovery Star and/or any other models as identified is completed on admission and throughout the recovery process
• Communicate with other members of the multi d team to effectively utilise resources to help meet identified resident's needs
• Ensure the correct administering & documentation of medicines in accordance with the organisation policy, legal requirements and NMC standards for medicines management
• Collaborate with other members of the Multi-Disciplinary team in ensuring a safe environment is maintained for residents, visitors and staff
• Contribute to the prevention & management of abusive, aggressive and challenging behaviour in line with least restrictive practice
• Participate in supervision, annual appraisal and competency assessments in order to reflect on and develop own practice
• Maintain PIN via the revalidation process
• To be responsible for upholding resident's rights under the Mental Health Act 1983 and ensure the requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983 are known, understood and adhered to, including section 17 leave.
Ensuring Mental Health Act paperwork is scrutinised and regularly checked. Provide residents with relevant information and documentation relating to leave entitlements and their rights under the Mental Health Act. Ensure residents are helped to get legal representation where appropriate and/or support from advocacy agencies
• Promote and ensure the good reputation of the hospital. To act as a positive role model, maintaining professionalism and to demonstrate a positive attitude to residents, their families, visitors and others
• Report and document any incident and escalate in line with incident reporting procedure
• Actively participate in reviewing and learning from incidents at the hospital
• Be aware of and work within Safeguarding Adults policies, be able to recognise the signs of abuse and report and document concerns to the deputy managers and/or hospital registered manager and MDT
• Contribute to the management of the hospital by working collaboratively with colleagues and developing and maintaining professional working relationships
• Competently and confidently present and discuss information regarding residents care and treatment at ward rounds
• Competently and confidently write quality reports and present information regarding residents care and treatment at CPAs, mental health act tribunals and hospital managers' hearings and any other professional meetings
• Aware of budgetary considerations which may impact on resident care
• Ensure that the resident's rights and dignity are maintained at all times
• Understand how to escalate concerns regards care and treatment and how the whistleblowing policy complements this
• Escorting residents to various destinations as required
• Willing and helpful to support and provide cover to shifts at short notice under direction of senior staff
• Ensure high levels of hygiene and infection control systems are maintained
• Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health & safety
• Maintain resident, staff, service and organisation confidentiality at all times
• Take responsibility for attending all statutory and mandatory training as stipulated including completion of e-learning
• To ensure compliance with internal and external standards and codes of conduct
• To report any hazards and defects, with the building or equipment, to deputy, hospital registered manager, or the maintenance lead

Previous experience working within a Mental Health setting is essential.
Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to starting with us.

Successful candidates will be contacted within 7 working days.