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Qualified Nurses Nights - Church Ward - Neuro ABI

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Nursing
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £38,721 Plus Enhancements

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Exciting opportunities for qualified Mental Health, Learning Disability Nurses to join our team.

Location: Northampton


Salary: From £38,721 per annum plus enhancements (depending on experience)
Hours: Full Time (37.5 per week) – Nights

At St Andrew’s you can enjoy a special sense of pride and belonging – by helping transform the lives of patients, while shaping the future you want for yourself.  We are one of the UK’s leading mental healthcare charities with an excellent and well-deserved reputation as a provider of specialist mental healthcare.

About the Ward:-

Church Ward is a new ward opening within the Neuropsychiatry division. A male admission ward for Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation. Our purpose on Church will be to support the stabilisation of behaviour and mental state, complete assessment of needs, begin early stages of rehabilitation and sign posting to services that will support the patient through their recovery. Our aim is to engage patients in their rehabilitation and deliver exceptional individualised patient care. You will be a key member of a multi-disciplinary team working with RAID, Positive Behaviour Support plans and the Neurobehavioral approach, to truly make a difference to our patient’s lives and their family. 

Our commitment to holistic care, safety, recovery and innovative therapies and treatment makes St Andrew is the perfect place to take your career to a new level.  Join us and you will be part of a team with a shared focus on people not profits, with all surpluses re-invested to benefit our patients.

You will play a vital role, as a valued member of our well-established multi- disciplinary team, be responsible and accountable for the delivery of high quality, patient-focused care within our division.  

About you

You will have in depth experience of working with our patients in a mental health service. Being a strong team player, you will be able to build and maintain effective relationships across clinical teams. You will have good interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport with patients.

You will also be highly resilient, able to work under pressure and have good problem solving skills. You will have an active or soon to be active NMC registration.

Some of the main duties of a Senior Staff Nurse are to:

  • Plan, organise and deploy staff according to competencies and workload in order to meet patient needs.
  • Develop, implement, review and promote the importance of effective outcome focused care plans to meet individual preferences and needs, attending and contributing to ward rounds.
  • Effectively communicate with all MDT members, taking positive risks to manage the care environment and reduce the use of restrictive practices.
  • Build and monitor ongoing relationships with patients, their families and carers to encourage trust, whilst listening to and interpreting their needs and concerns.
  • Ensure all patient records, records of risk and interventions that have been taken, are up to date and accurate.
  • Use refection and supervision to learn from events and generate opportunities to improve patient outcomes.
  • Receive and provide clinical supervision.
  • Support the division to deliver specific outcome measures.
  • Complete required ward audits in line with the Clinical Governance strategy.

Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day

Rewards

We offer an excellent benefits package including: Pension; Sickness policy on par with the NHS; Access to the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts schemes; 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays), increasing to 41 after 10 years' service; Life cover; Our newly launched Electric Car scheme; Cycle to work scheme; Healthcare cash plan; Free parking; Paid DBS application; Access to free vocational qualifications.