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Charge Nurse

  • up to £35,000
  • Gosport, Hampshire
  • Jupiter Recruitment
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Brand new job opening for RMN OR RNLD Charge Nurse to work with UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down services for people with mental illness, personality disorders, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and brain injuries. As a Charge Nurse you will be working within a transdisciplinary team that includes a range of professionals. You will be central to providing high quality care.

The successful candidate will be offered an excellent salary up to £35,000 per annum plus other great benefits.

The hospital is looking for Charge Nurse who can provide a high profile, visible clinical leadership to the ward nursing team. The ideal candidate will promote and safeguard the well-being and interests of all patients, employees and visitors.

Charge Nurse role involves:

• Ensuring that the care of the service users meets their mental, physical, spiritual, psychological and social needs

• Ensuring the ward environment is clean and meets infection control guidelines

• Attending relevant PiC development and strategy meetings

• Leading with the Mental Health Act Manager on the preparation for assessment and inspections

• Ensuring that levels of security and restriction reflect the needs of the service users and aspirations of the service

To be successful as a Charge Nurse, you’ll need:

Skills/Knowledge

• Personal learning and development

• Evidence based practice

• Values based practice

• Patient centred care

• Team player

• Self-motivated

This post applies to registered nurses who have:

• 3 years post qualification

• Experience of acute and/or forensic mental health services

• Experience (substantive or acting) at deputy charge nurse/team leader level

• Experience within a forensic setting within a leadership/management capacity

• Relevant sufficient post registration experience

• Relevant experience in a similar environment

Reference ID: 1200

For more information call Lily Harris 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to [email protected]

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Posted on: 30/06/2020 13:49
  • Reference: 1200