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Senior Staff Nurse - Essex

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Nursing
  • Location: Essex
  • Salary: Up to £35,500 + £1,250 London Fringe + Enhancements

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Working at St Andrew’s Healthcare

Empower your nursing career at St Andrew's Healthcare within a unique mental health charity aspiring to deliver truly world-class care. Our focus is transforming lives through ground breaking treatment and rehabilitation, with surpluses re-invested in our outstanding facilities. You’ll find a welcoming, inclusive culture here, inspired by the shared values of our team.

We pride ourselves as being a centre of excellence for both men and women with a personality disorder and/or mental health issues in a low secure and locked environment.

Your role will be to individualise the care we provide to our service users by understanding and listening to them. Being a Senior Staff Nurse you will be the lead on a shift so knowledge and understanding is a must.

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.

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Pension
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Enhanced maternity cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications

Apply now for this amazing opportunity