Mental Health Registered Nurses

Employer
NHS Professionals - Fl
Location
Manchester
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
5 Dec 2021

Job Details

*** Mental Health Registered Nurses - Greater Manchester***

Could you bring your valued Mental Health experience as a Registered Nurse to support patients across a choice of Trusts in Greater Manchester?

Here at NHS Professionals, we're with you. When you want to work. How you want to work. Supporting your lifestyle.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for experienced Registered Nurses in Mental Health to join the NHS Professionals staff bank, to support a wide range of flexible shifts covering days, nights, and weekends.

We are looking to support the following Trusts in Greater Manchester:
  • Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Popular shift patterns are available, such as 07.30 - 15.30 and 20.45 - 07.45, but our Trusts are open to different start/finish times and lines of work (e.g. short-shifts during school hours).

Pay Rates*:
Days: £14.21 per hour
Saturdays/Nights: £18.47 per hour
Sunday/Bank Hols: £22.73 per hour

*Pay rates may vary depending on Trust, experience, any incentives that are running, and are subject to change.

Supporting our NHS

Not only are we with you, but we're also helping to support our NHS. As winter draws ever closer, demand for additional support in our NHS is increasing. Everyone's efforts are truly appreciated, whether you can work a small number of shifts or longer-term block bookings, we have a wide range of shifts through the bank available to suit you.

What will be your main responsibilities?

The role may involve, but not be limited to you performing the following:
  • Assessing and talking to patients about their problems and discussing the best way to plan and deliver their care
  • Building relationships with patients to encourage trust, while listening to and interpreting their needs and concerns
  • Ensuring the correct administration of medication, including injections, and monitoring the results of treatment
  • Responding to distressed patients in a non-threatening manner and attempt to understand the source of their discomfort
  • Helping patients manage their emotions through de-escalation techniques
  • Preparing and participating in group and/or one-to-one therapy sessions, both individually and with other health professionals
  • Providing evidence-based individual therapy, such as cognitive behaviour therapy for depression and anxiety
  • Organising social events aimed at developing patients' social skills and helping to reduce their feelings of isolation
  • Preparing and maintaining patient records as well as producing care plans and risk assessments
  • Working with patients' families and carers, to help to educate them and the patient about their mental health
  • Assisting in the development of new staff, students, and colleagues
  • Working as an effective team member and promoting team and interdisciplinary relationships
  • Recognising limitations and escalating concerns

To apply for this post, you will/have:
  • A minimum of 6 months paid experience in a Mental Health area within the last 2 years
  • Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices
  • Undertake nursing assessment and evaluation to enable development of appropriate plans of care based on the needs of the individual
  • Be proficient in the delivery of care to patients
  • Ensure safe administration of drugs in accordance with NMC and CHS policies
  • Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines
  • Carry out nursing procedures and techniques in accordance with agreed policies and standards
  • Undertake regular mandatory training*

*Depending on the Trust, you may require variable additional certification and skills.

In return for your hard work and commitment, NHS Professionals (NHSP) offers you some fantastic benefits:
  • Competitive pay rates
  • First choice of shifts or placements at your Trust- access before they are made available to agency
  • Varied working options to suit your lifestyle- access to the Bank gives you options of ad hoc shifts or fixed term placements
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Manage your shifts and timesheets on the go- access your "My Bank" shift portal anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
  • Essential support when you need it - 24/7 365 days -Call us anytime
  • Stakeholder pension scheme available


Who are NHS Professionals?

We are owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), running England's largest NHS staff bank, with over 50 client Trusts. We specialise in flexible working, which means giving our members greater access to shifts, in line with their qualifications and training. Every year we help thousands of dedicated candidates and highly skilled NHS workers enjoy better career opportunities, access to more shifts and a healthier work-life balance, giving more choice and control to our members.

Right now, we have members across England registered on our bank from various roles, grades, and specialities, saving the NHS millions each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS to provide better patient care.

Apply

By joining us today, you can start looking forward to a choice of flexible Bank shifts across any of our client Trusts in England, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in a number of wards or areas.

Disclaimer

Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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