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Senior Staff Nurse RMN - Pendlebury House

Job Introduction

Pendlebury House is part of Turning–Point, a leading Health and Social Care Organization and a Registered Charity. We are located in a community setting in Swinton, Manchester. Pendlebury House is an independent hospital and offers packages of rehabilitation to informal and detained SUs under the MHA, treatment and care to 10 male SUs who experience severe and enduring mental health needs. We aspire to work in true partnership with our SUs. We encourage everyone to reach their full potential, whilst working towards personal recovery goals. Ultimately our aim is to reintroduce and maintain daily living skills alongside the psycho-social interventions necessary to equip people to live more independently in the Community.

We are now looking for a committed, experienced and enthusiastic Senior Nurse to join our team. There is a robust MDT in place, including, Nurses, support staff, OTs, an Assistant Psychologist and a Project Worker.

Role Responsibility

Playing a key role in the multi–disciplinary team, you will be expected to liaise regularly with the CMHT and lead on evidence based frameworks and treatments, including adherence to NICE guidance. For the suitably qualified and experienced individual, the professional challenges will be significant and varied.

Reporting to the Clinical Team Leader, you will key work individuals and develop care packages and risk management plans, with an emphasis on discharge planning. You will ensure a ‘Recovery focused’ pathway is embedded in the daily routine. Working closely with the Clinical Team Leader you will ensure all aspects of Clinical Governance are adhered to ensuring the consistent provision of high quality person centered Care in a Recovery focused independent Rehabilitation hospital.

On a day–to–day basis you will lead the shift and supervise, guide and mentor staff, you will engage in all audits including, Clinical Audits, Health and Safety and SU involvement and participate regularly in MDT reviews.

You will be expected to deputies in the Clinical Team Leaders absence and take part in an ‘On–Call’ system.

The Ideal Candidate

You will have a strong knowledge and skill set of working with a SU group suffering from severe and enduring mental health problems, including dual diagnosis and a strong knowledge of the Mental Health Act.

Excellent time management skills, communication and organizational skills are essential, as well as good IT knowledge and skills. Acting as a professional role model, you will receive supervision from the Clinical Team Leader, take part in Clinical Supervision and offer supervision and appraisal to a small number of staff at Pendlebury House.

You will be required to work 37 hours per week, and take part in shift work and night duty on a rotational basis.

About us

As a leading health and social care provider with more than 300 locations across England, we take real pride in the services we offer.

Across the varied regions, sectors and settings we operate within, our organisation is held together by a shared vision – and our people are connected by the same values. These include belief in potential, confidence in communication, embracing positive change and always treating each other as individuals.

We run all of our services on a not-for-profit basis; instead, we invest every penny back into our services and people. We never stop believing in change for the better, and we work constantly to improve the lives of the people we support.

Our people bring our vision to life. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support others to fulfilling their potential, here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job – we offer you a career.

What benefits will I receive?

Of course, we know it's not about the money. But that doesn't mean we don't reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive Learning and Development opportunities - we are Investors in People Silver accredited
  • 31 days holiday, increasing with each year of service until 33 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays
  • Flexible benefit options including, bike to work schemes and season ticket loans
  • Competitive Pension and Life Assurance scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme and access to online Health and Wellbeing support
  • Flexible working patterns to support work/life balance
  • Access to a wide range of discounts including Cinema, Groceries and Gym.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closing date. 

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