Mental Health Nurse

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Job Description

The hospital provides therapeutic and socially inclusive programmes as per care plan. The role involves working alongside local voluntary schemes and Colleges.

The role of the Mental Health Nurse will involve:

Utilising skills as a dual qualified / trained nurse
Support and monitor those with ongoing physical health problems alongside their mental health needs
Assisting groups about elimination of inappropriate patterns of coping along with problem solving
Close working relationships with clinical teams who provide referrals
Ensuring that people in the client’s care can return to their home areas in a timely manner
Providing an agreed pathway with clear, therapeutic objectives through secure care
Knowledge of the Care Programme Approach (CPA) process to minimise length of in-patient stay in secure care
Working on a roster system providing support 24/7
The environment is modern and finished to a high standard promoting a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere for people in the businesses care

Experience required to be considered for this role will include:

Current NMC Registration
6 months Post Registration experience
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  • Salary: 30000 - 38000
  • Location:Leeds
  • Type:Permanent
  • Category:Healthcare
  • Ref.no:JO-2004-448822_3