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Job Reference: 46885

Mental Health Nurse

  • Knutsford, Cheshire, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Lee Hudson
  • £30 - £30

The role:

As a Mental Health Nurse you will be working within a prison, providing high standard care to the in-patients. You will need to be able to think on your feet and handle situations under pressure. You will have many responsibilities, for the patients, providing all types of support where necessary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce outstanding written reports based on your nursing assessments and observations.
  • Work closely with the management team to develop the service, audit, and improve quality.
  • Administer prescribed medicines with Healthcare procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines.
  • To maintain clear and accurate records of discussions, assessments made, interventions, treatment and medicines delivered in accordance with Prison and NMC Guidelines.
  • Be constantly alert to changes in patients’ conditions and the implications in terms of care.
  • Provide treatment and care for prisoners with enduring mental health needs.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Must be a Registered Nurse.

Prison clearance.

Valid NMC pin.

  • Experience: Candidates must have a minimum of 1 year’s post-qualification experience.
  • Compliance: Proof to live and work in the UK. Up to date DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: Locum, full time and part time

Working with Seven Criminal Justice:

Working with Seven Criminal Justice:

We have been helping criminal justice professionals find exciting new roles for almost a decade, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with over 300 five-star reviews, multiple awards and amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK criminal justice, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please visit our website where our amazing candidate support team will be more than happy to help.

The role:

As a Mental Health Nurse you will be working within a prison, providing high standard care to the in-patients. You will need to be able to think on your feet and handle situations under pressure. You will have many responsibilities, for the patients, providing all types of support where necessary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce outstanding written reports based on your nursing assessments and observations.
  • Work closely with the management team to develop the service, audit, and improve quality.
  • Administer prescribed medicines with Healthcare procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines.
  • To maintain clear and accurate records of discussions, assessments made, interventions, treatment and medicines delivered in accordance with Prison and NMC Guidelines.
  • Be constantly alert to changes in patients’ conditions and the implications in terms of care.
  • Provide treatment and care for prisoners with enduring mental health needs.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Must be a Registered Nurse.

Prison clearance.

Valid NMC pin.

  • Experience: Candidates must have a minimum of 1 year’s post-qualification experience.
  • Compliance: Proof to live and work in the UK. Up to date DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: Locum, full time and part time

Working with Seven Criminal Justice:

Working with Seven Criminal Justice:

We have been helping criminal justice professionals find exciting new roles for almost a decade, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with over 300 five-star reviews, multiple awards and amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK criminal justice, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please visit our website where our amazing candidate support team will be more than happy to help.

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