Our clients in Surrey and Borders are urgently seeking to recruit a Locum Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurses to join their Older Adults Acute Mental Health Ward.
Hours: 12 hour shifts consisting of 7am to 8pm, 7pm to 8am, 3 day shifts and 3 night shifts per week, must be willing to work day and night shifts.
To lead the team on the ward (where designated nurse in charge) to ensure nursing interventions and actions are delivered in a timely manner on a daily basis to a high standard.
Taking and giving handover
Daily allocation of resources
Start of day reporting
Monitoring tasks for quality and completion
Escalation of issues to the appropriate person
Assist in ensuring effective discharge planning from point of admission
Referral to social services for each new admission (where no existing care manager)
Allocation of a CPN for each new admission (where no existing CPN)
Timely ordering of TTO’s
Notifying GP and CPN on discharge
Timely provision of actions required under the Mental Health Act/ Mental Capacity Act.
Receiving section papers
Provision of S132 rights
Assisting patients to appeal their sections