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The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities is looking for a dedicated and caring individual to join the company as a Staff Nurse (RMN/RNLD).
We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.
We are a CAMHS Tier 4 inpatient assessment service offering young people under our care an outcome driven programme led by a strong multidisciplinary team consisting of a Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Nurses, Speech & Language input, Social Worker, Teacher and Support Workers. We expect that our admissions will only be for several months at the end of which a planned discharge with community support is our preferred outcome.
Our location provides young people with a gradual and progressive access to the facilities in the local community, places of interest and entertainment in line with their personal care programmes (developing social interaction and integrated skills).
-To assist in providing high quality care and a safe and therapeutic environment for our young people.
-To take charge on a regular basis and to assist in the supervision and development of junior staff, Nurses, and Support Workers.
-To support the development of evidence based practice.
-Be responsible for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual patient programs of care with a focus on risk assessment and risk management strategies, ensuring that the requirements of the Care Programme Approach are met in a timely manner.
-Report any ill health amongst patients and make requests for RC/GP/Professional visits where necessary.
-Administer prescribed medicines and document the same in accordance with Cambian Healthcare procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines.
The ideal candidate will be fully conversant with the Mental Health Act 1983, understand the latest nursing practices, have knowledge of PSI and will also have some experience in an acute or assessment environment.
You will be a strong team player, confident and motivated and well organised. Patience and commitment are essential, but above all you’ll be someone with a genuine desire to help others.
Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.
How to Apply
To apply for this vacancy please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to speak with someone regarding this vacancy please contact Deborah Mawby on 01945871491, or email email@example.com
To find out more about us at Cambian visit www.cambiangroup.com
Closing Date: 4th March 2014
Please note that this vacancy may close if a large number of applications are received.