Registered Mental Health Nurse / RMN / RNLD - Manchester

£21,940 - £37,488/Year
16 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Partnerships in Care (PiC) became the first healthcare provider to get whole hospital recognition for the RAID® Centre of Excellence Award from the Association of Psychological Therapies (APT) in 2011 when The Spinney and Kemple View received the award.   It recognised the success of our reinforcement of positive behaviour, prevention of challenging behaviour and successful interventions in a secure care setting.  Our purpose-built medium and low secure wards and rehabilitation unit give a range of care settings on one site. Patients can chair their own Care Programme Approach meetings and from time of admission are involved in setting their own discharge-orientated goals. Many of our patients are placed with us for a period of stabilisation after which they are able to step down in terms of security level.  Kate Bailey, Head of Psychology, PiC North West said:  "We take an empowering approach, using our Recovery Model of care towards successful outcomes for our patients and our commissioners."   Services Medium, Low, Locked and PICU services for men with Personality Disorder and/or Mental Illness   Patient Group Men with acute mental disorder who specialist support not readily available such as Intensive Assessment and Treatment Service (IATS)   Hospital Facilities The Spinney is set in an 11 acre site with extensive woodland and landscaped areas. Facilities include a fully equipped gymnasium, education room, art and pottery workshops, health and fitness suite, computer suites and swimming pool   Awards National Service User Achievement Awards 2014 - patients at The Spinney won top prize in the Service, Policy or Environmental Improvement Category for their training workshop for patients on 'How to Chair Your Own CPA Meeting'. For the second year, patients with musical talent brought their own handwritten and performed songs to the national audience - this year with a Rap number called 'Stigma'; last year with the song 'No decision about me'  Patient art projects: The Spinney won 16 Koestler Art Awards in 2013 (including four silver, three bronze, two highly commended and seven commended awards) and 22 awards in 2012 RAID Centre of Excellence - among the first UK hospitals to win this award PiC Greenfingers Competition -  The Spinney's Patient Council 's Drop In Centre Garden project which created an attractive seating area with table and parasol won a PiC Greenfingers Award     Our Registered Mental Nurse role involves: 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 At a more senior level, you'll also need to lead shifts as well as mentoring and supporting student nurses and other members of the team Qualifications/Experience   To be successful as Registered Mental Nurse, you'll need: A relevant nursing qualification and registration - RMN 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 About our benefits           In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:  25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment) A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) Private Medical Insurance Scheme Life Assurance Free meals while on duty Free car parking Carefirst - Employee Assistance Services Continuous learning and development Childcare vouchers Career development Personal health insurance An employee assistance programme Partnerships in Care is one of the UK's leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK.