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Charge Nurse

Reference

PRI29028

Location

St John's House, St John's House, Lion Road, Palgrave, IP22 1BA

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£40,127.99

Hours

37.5

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

 

Job Advert Location Description

Our service is based on the Norfolk/Suffolk border and provides a range of assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and specialist residential services to over 90 adults with a learning disability in a range of different environments suited to their individual needs including medium, low secure and rehabilitation.

In addition to a learning disability, many of our patients have complex needs including forensic histories, mental illness, ASC and Personality Disorders.  Most patients are detained under the Mental Health Act 1983.

 

Job Advert Role Description

 Charge Nurse Role requires

•           Leading and overseeing all operational activities on ward

•           Providing a high standard of care to people with mental illness and personality disorder

•           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

•           Mentoring and supporting student nurses and other members of the team

 

To be successful as a CN, you’ll need:

 

•           A relevant nursing qualification and registration

•           At least 3 years post registration experience.

•           Excellent team working skills, a high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach - our units operate 24 hours 7 days a week, and our nursing staff work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights.

•           A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice

•           The drive to continually push your own personal learning and development

Closing Date

27/06/2019