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Deputy Charge Nurse

  • Location:

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Vetro Nursing, Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Nursing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £34610 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gareth Price

  • Contact email:

    gareth@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J856

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-17

  • Startdate:

    2020-06-18

  • Consultant:

    Gareth Price

I have a fantastic new Deputy Charge Nurse opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse (RMN/RNLD) to join the team at a service in Edgbaston that provides support to adults with learning disabilities and complex needs. The team can also support individuals who have associated mental and physical health needs, as well as those with complex behaviours.  Along with fantastic benefits and career development opportunities, the salary for this full-time role will be £34,610 per annum.
About the Role:
You will be working 40 hours per week, including on call. Service users may be moving on from a hospital setting or may require a service which can support them more than a residential placement. It may be that they are leaving a residential or home setting and require a little support during a difficult period in their life, or they could be on a pathway to a place of their own.
Responsibilities:
Take lead responsibility in undertaking regular care audits.
Provide clinical leadership, coaching & mentoring for the development of services.
Have working relationships with the nursing and multi-disciplinary teams, and play an important role in the lives of the people you support.
Ensure that all Staff contribute and are accountable for the efficient running of the service and the creation of an atmosphere conducive to the best interests of the residents.
Under NMC guidelines, ensure that individual care plans are complete & maintained.
Administer medicines within healthcare procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines.
Requirements:
You will be an experienced RMN/RNLD with a valid NMC Pin and at least 2 years experience.
You will be open, compassionate, resilient and honest.
Capability to maintain documentation and undertake audits.
You will be well informed of the Mental Health Act 1983 & have an understanding of latest nursing practices.
Ability to deputise in a clinical lead role.
You will be focused on patient recovery to monitor, manage & reduce risk.
You will help to empower & support service user independence.
The ability to deputise in a clinical lead role.
An interest in leadership, research and assessment.
Experience working in a Learning Disability service.
Benefits:
RCNi membership.
NHS and employee discount scheme.
50% paid NMC registration renewal.
Free meals on duty.
Pension scheme.
Company paid Life Assurance scheme

**If this opportunity is of interest please apply with an up to date CV**