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Charge Nurse

Reference

PRI29251

Location

Burton Park, Warwick Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0RD

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£33,000 per annum, dependent on experience

Hours

37.5 hour per week

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

ABOUT US

Burton Park is part of the Priory Brain Injury care pathway, which boasts extensive Brain Injury Services offered across 13 sites throughout the UK.

 

Priory Brain Injury Services (PBIS) provide highly specialised treatment programmes for people with acquired brain injury (ABI) grounded on national guidance and research; from acute medical rehabilitation and neurobehavioural rehabilitation through to long-term continuing care.

 

The diversity of our services allows a seamless care pathway for our patients as their rehabilitation needs change. Priory's Brain Injury Services is focused on using data to inform best practice, individualise care plans and measure patient outcomes

 

PBIS has been successfully delivering neurobehavioural rehabilitation and making a positive difference to people’s lives since 1985 to people with ABI, whose challenging behaviour prevents attainment of their maximum rehabilitation potential and personal autonomy.

 

Burton Park is a 50 bedded inpatient specialist neuro-rehabilitation service for treating and discharging people with complex neuropsychiatric needs.  The site is split across 3 units:

 

•  Warwick Lodge is currently undergoing a full refurbishment and is due to open in June 2018. It will specialise in providing support and care for people living with Huntington’s Disease.

•  Cleves Lodge specialise in ABI (including slow stream rehabilitation) and neurobehavioural disability

•  Dalby Unit - Female only unit, specialising in ABI or Progressive Neurological Conditions

 

Burton Park employs the full multidisciplinary range of services to provide rehabilitation and/or stabilisation of mood and behaviour. We provide individual treatment programmes with time-lined goals and objectives to support the resident to achieve optimum rehabilitation or behaviour stabilisation, to achieve their potential and to work towards successful, sustainable discharge.

Job Advert Role Description

The role holder will require at least 3 years, or equivalent experience post-registration and experience in Mental Health or Learning Disability services, as well as:-

• First level Registered Nurse

• Trained Mentor

• Clinical Supervision experience essential, training desirable

• Evidence of Continued Professional Development and intent to maintain and develop Continued professional development and leadership

• Good computer skills

 

The role of the Deputy Ward Manager is to provide senior nursing leadership to the ward nursing team in support of the Ward Manager.  They will have a degree of clinical experience and leadership that provides expertise and confidence to the nursing team and ward overall. They will be required to work a regular shift pattern over a 7 day period, and this will include supernumery time of 20% of their contracted hours to undertake their deputy role, as delegated by the Ward Manager 1 day a week protected time for their deputy Ward Manager duties and have supervisory responsibilities for an agreed group of staff.

 

You will also be required to apply relevant policies and statutory requirements within the ward and hospital framework of governance and communicates requirements to the wider team.

Ensures that risk is assessed and managed across the immediate and wider working environment and that statutory requirements are met.

Respects and applies the requirements of equality and diversity, promoting and role modelling these across the team.

Identify deficits in skill mix and safe staffling levels and be expected to address these.

Implements, monitors and evaluates therapeutic interventions within an overall care programme, enabling people with mental health and or learning disability needs to develop coping strategies.

Actively supports and contributes to effective Multi Disciplinary Working

Engages in collaborative problem solving, supporting and encouraging clients to take ownership of issues, identify problems and to develop solutions to them based on their own needs and preferences.

Contributes to the process of collaboratively assessing and acting on risks of harm, danger and abuse. • Is named nurse for a small group of patients, acting as Associate nurse for colleagues when on duty, and is a regular shift leader.

Provides  Clinical Supervision to a group of defined nursing staff

Undertakes Lead roles for the ward, as agreed with the Ward manager

Deputises for the Ward manager as required.

Adheres to all National, Company and local standards, policies and procedures.

 

Division DBS info

We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/

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.

Closing Date

24/07/2019