Location
The Dene, Gatehouse Lane, Goddards Green, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 9LE
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Bank
Salary
£18.79 - £20.90 per hour
Hours
Bank
Job Advert - Division Information

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

 

 

Job Advert Location Description

The Dene Hospital is a specialist Hospital providing secure services for men and women with mental illness and/or personality disorder including both medium and low secure care environments. The hospital also has two High Dependency Units one male and one female We work with the most difficult patients and support them through their care pathway back into the community.  We have a strong care pathway via our medium secure, low secure and our new inpatient service for women with high dependency needs (HDU).

Set in 11 acres of beautiful Sussex countryside, it has extensive educational, occupational and sporting facilities, including a sports hall, tennis court, swimming pool and gymnasium, along with various communal recreation areas. There’s also a library, a purpose built art room and workshop, and two practice kitchens.

We are renowned for our work with women using a DBT approach to address their care needs. 

Our clinical programmes focus on:

  • Rehabilitation on-site and in the community and include programmes specifically focused on treating offending and challenging behaviours, minimising the risk to self and others
  • Building skills to increase independence to promote people stepping down to care in the least restrictive setting appropriate to their health

 

We have also have an overall rating of Good from the CQC ( January 2017)

Job Advert Role Description

The role:

As a Bank Registered Mental Health Nurse at The Dene you will be working within a team that includes a range of professionals. You will assist and support staff in the management of the ward and will make an effective contribution to providing high quality care to our patients.

This Bank role would suit someone who would like flexibility in their working pattern, allowing them to take shifts around other commitments and receive weekly pay.

Our Bank role involves:

  •  Developing therapeutic relationships to optimise patient engagement
  •  Following all codes of conduct, standards and legislation, respecting the rights  of others and promoting ethical practice
  •  Contributing to patient assessments, compiling a plan of care alongside the  individual, and monitoring patient progress
  •  To accept personal and shared responsibility for the maintenance of quality  nursing care, for all patients as part of a multidisciplinary team approach within  a forensic setting.
  •  You may also need to lead shifts as well as mentoring and supporting student  nurses and other members of the team

To be successful in this role you will need to be committed to Personal Learning and Development, Evidence and Values Based Practice and Patient Centred Care. You will need to have excellent team working skills and be highly self-motivated with a flexible approach.

Qualifications:

  •  RMN / RNLD / RMNH

Experience:

  • Pre-Registration - complete / Preceptorship

Some of the benefits we offer are:

  • Competitive Hourly rate
  • Free meals whilst on duty
  • Free onsite parking
  • Comprehensive onsite Training Induction and Annual refresher
  • Weekly Pay in Arrears
  • Flexible working
Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description
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