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We are currently seeking a Charge Nurse (RMN) to join our Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities PICU/Acute Service at The Huntercombe Hospital Roehampton (CQC Rated - Good),4 miles from Richmond and 9 miles fromcentral London.
The Huntercombe Hospital Roehampton – London SW15
The hospital is a 39 bedded purpose-built psychiatric intensive care unit. The hospital provides a secure and safe, gender-specific environment for adults who have suffered an acute deterioration or relapse in their mental wellbeing.
We specialise in providing intensive and bespoke, individualised treatment plans working collaboratively with patients and their families or carers and employ staff in a variety of different roles providing ongoing support, comprehensive training, learning and development opportunities.
The hospital is located just off the A306 in Roehampton, 4 miles from Richmond and 9 miles from central London. The nearest main line train station is Putney or Barnes with good transport links to the hospital.
Our Staff Nurses are highly respected and they shape how we deliver care. Our ‘Conversation into Action’ programme actively encourages everyone to get involved and drive change for the better.
Huntercombe can offer you a rewarding career where you will be valued as a key member of our team and every day you’ll be able to make a difference to the lives of our patients and residents, supporting and encouraging them to achieve their goals and ambitions.
When you join The Huntercombe Group as a Charge Nurse (RMN), you will be part of a company that is understanding, strives towards excellence, is innovative, reliable and accessible and above all puts people first.
Most patients and residents are referred via NHS and local authorities. We play an integral part in contributing to new models of care outlined in the Five Year Forward View.
- To work according to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and relevant professional guidelines as a named nurse or key worker for a defined group of patients.
- To provide clinical leadership to a designated nursing team and ensure the provision of high quality.
- To provide a high quality individualised standard of care to a defined group of patients, relatives and carers.
- Ensure the effective supervision and development of staff .
- To work and act as a key member of the team, supporting each patient with achieving their planned outcomes.
- To act as the primary nurse in the assessment of needs and organising of care.
- To take charge of a designated clinical area.
- To adopt a flexible approach to hours of duty, in order to meet the needs of the service over a 24 hour period.
- To be the clinical expert within the speciality
- To act as an advocate to the child or adult ensuring the provision of appropriate information and support services.
- To be an active participant in the multidisciplinary team, formulating care plans and utilising appropriate assessments.
- In conjunction with the MDT, assess and manage risks identified through assessment of patients.
- To regularly review risk factors and work in conjunction with the MDT to modify care plans as appropriate.
- To act as the primary nurse for inpatient stay.
- To ensure that clinical practice is evidenced based and consistent with relevant NICE guidelines and the organisations policies and procedures
- To undertake clinical supervision to further develop competence and clinical practice.
- To act as a mentor/preceptor to students/support workers as appropriate.
- To supervise junior staff in carrying out their care plans.
- To liaise effectively with all stakeholders in the care process, including carers and relatives, aspiring to provide an effective, seamless and integrated service to patients.
- To maintain and update relevant knowledge and skills, maintain a professional portfolio and participate in further training as appropriate, in order to enhance quality of care for patients and carers.
- To comply with the Huntercombe Group Health and Safety Policies and Protocols in order to contribute to safe working practices.
- To protect vulnerable adults / children from internal/external elements and act as a Patient Advocate.
In return we offer you:
A generous bonus payment - *Terms & Conditions apply
A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
Generous annual leave entitlement
Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
2 weeks paid paternity leave
Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
A fantastic preceptorship programme
Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
A range of staff discounts
Reimbursement for NMC registration fees
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) including PICU Gold Standard Training as recommended by NAPICU
Support for revalidation
Support for BSc and MSc
Professional support through Nurses forum
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Relocation allowance of up to £8000.00
We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.
An enhanced DBS (England) or PVG/Disclosure Scotland (Scotland) Disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company.
If you like what you have read, are dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident ‘CAN DO’ approach in all you do, please click Apply now.
Posting Date: 4th January 2020
Closing Date: 3rd February 2021