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Staff Nurse - Mental Health Inpatients

Based within North East Mental Health Inpatient Wards. As an integral member of the multi-disciplinary team you will work in partnership demonstrating compassionate caring behaviours to fulfill the key functions of the inpatient ward/department. In particular you will be responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care programmes using a strength based recovery focused approach that proactively involves the person. You will be required to take charge of the ward/department in the absence of the senior nurse/charge nurse's. You will carry out all relevant forms of nursing care pertinent to the individual needs of people within the defined patient group. You will work in partnership with patients and carers using values based practice to formulate and deliver person centered care promoting and supporting mental well being and prevention of relapse. You will administer prescribed medication/treatments in compliance with NHS Greater Glasgow & Clydes Policy; monitoring effectiveness of prescribed treatments; monitoring and effective management of unwanted side effects. It is essential that you are a Registered Mental Health Nurse and that you are educated to or actively working towards minimum degree level/ or equivalent experience. The shift pattern for this post is continental, rotational shifts. There are full time and part time positions available with this vacancy As holding current full professional registration is an essential requirement for the post, candidates who do not complete the professional registration section of the application form or who do not hold current full registration may not be considered for shortlisting.

Informal Contact

Hazel Thomson, Inpatient Operational Nurse Manager on

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Staff Nurse - Mental Health Inpatients

Glasgow, UK

Published on 9 Aug 2019