Registered Mental Health Nurse - Ashford

A position has become available for a community psychiatric nurse working on site in our hospital client in Ashford, Kent. 

The successful candidate must be a qualified and compassionate community psychiatric nurse and be able to provide mental health support to patients attending the Emergency Department, or when admitted as an inpatient to one of the wards.

You will work closely with our clients staff to ensure that all patients experiencing mental health problems are cared for and supported appropriately whilst under the care of the hospital, alongside any physical health problems too.

Our client is currently looking for a community psychiatric nurse who is available for either day shifts: 08:00 – 16:00 or evening shifts: 15:00 – 23:00, with immediate start post recruitment.

Community Psychiatric Nurse essential skills:

  • The ability to observe, assess and respond appropriately to patient needs
  • Prepare and maintain patient records
  • Implement care plans and risk assessments
  • Ensure the correct administration and monitoring of medication
  • The ability to implement and share best practice of local policy across multi agency platforms
  • The ability to build and maintain relationships with patients and their families
  • To keep calm under pressure and when dealing with challenging or confrontational behaviour;
  • Good organisation and problem-solving skills
  • Effective team work skills with the ability to support and communicate appropriately between multiple agency platforms

Meditemp requires you to have:

  • Minimum 6 months relevant experience as a CPN
  • NMC registration
  • Occupational Health in line with the dept. of health
  • Eligibility to work within the UK
  • Control and Restraint training (valid within last 12 months)
  • Valid driver’s licence

Why choose Meditemp:

  • Mandatory and PMVA training available
  • Round the clock booking service
  • National temporary and long-term vacancies
  • Free uniform
  • Referral scheme of up to £250
  • Weekly payroll

Established since 2015 Meditemp have been specialising in mental health staffing nationwide within both the NHS and private sector.

For more information or to apply please contact Meditemp on 01233 632148 or email: info@meditemp.co.uk

Meditemp is acting as an employment agency on behalf of our client in relation to this vacancy.

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