Our clients in South West London are urgently seeking to recruit a Locum Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse to join their Adult Acute Inpatient Assessment Service.
Shift Pattern: 37.5 hours per week working shifts.
The post holder will be responsible for assessment of care need and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care.
The post holder will also be a member of the Home Treatment Team, working shifts with the team as required within a rota system.
The post holder is expected to carry out all relevant forms of care and will regularly take charge of award or equivalent sphere of nursing in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility.
The post holder is expected to supervise junior staff and will be expected to take responsibility as the key nurse for a defined group of patients and may act as an associate nurse in the absence of a colleague.
The post holder works with minimum supervision in the assessment of all relevant care needs and in the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care.
The post holder is expected to participate fully in audit and quality assurance initiatives, with particular emphasis on a 'customer first approach'.
The post holder is expected to act as a role model.