Registered Nurse Mental Health - Hawthorns Care Centre

SR8 5UP, Peterlee
Competitive Rates
01 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
RGN/Mental Health/Hawthorns

Barchester Healthcare is looking for an outstanding Registered Nurse (Mental Health) to provide and supervise the delivery of high quality mental health and nursing care to our residents.

Barchester is all about doing things a little bit differently. If you join us as Registered Nurse (Mental Health) get ready for something new. Our unique approach to the care sector sets us apart, so to make things happen our people need to be a little bit different too.

This is a fantastic time to join Barchester Healthcare, as we roll out one of the best rewards packages in the care sector. We offer a competitive salary and impressive benefits; not least an outstanding profit share scheme, unrivalled in this sector, designed to recognise the excellent performance of you and your team.

You will be also be given every opportunity for continuing professional development. There is always opportunity for career development at Barchester.

Reporting to the Unit Nurse Manager/ Deputy General Manager (clinical)/ General Manager, you will be expected to provide an environment that is conducive to the mental health needs of our residents and ensure they are treated with dignity.

You will need to hold a current NMC registration as a Registered Nurse (Mental Health) and provide evidence of continuing professional development. Ideally, you will have a nursing degree, or be willing to undertake education to degree level. A teaching or mentor/ supervision qualification would be an advantage.

You must have up to date knowledge of clinical practices and a strong understanding relevant regulatory care compliance. You must also have an awareness of the clinical policy framework, DoLS/ MCA and Royal Pharmaceutical guidelines.

You must have experience of producing well developed care plans, undertaking risk assessments and clinical team working. Experience within an older person setting and supporting newly qualified nurses would be beneficial.

Our residents, patients and their families expect great services. So whether it’s in one of our purpose-built care homes or independent hospitals, you need to be focused on continually improving the quality of life for the people in your care, to achieve our ambition of Barchester as the leading provider of care and hospital services.

Barchester Healthcare has over 200 purpose-built care homes across all areas of the UK and seven private hospitals in the North East specialising in mental health. We are the only care company to have been voted in the Sunday Times Top 25 Big Companies to work for 6 times.

If you have the unique qualities required for this exciting role and want to work with an organisation that provides the type of care you’d expect for your loved ones, we would welcome your application.