The role of Mental Health Nurse | Adult Nurse is to provide services with the aim of empowering your clients to achieve their goals and maximise their independence. This role is responsible for providing both individuals and organisations with work-focussed health-services including access to high quality, evidence based and cost-effective health solutions to support performance & improve staff turnover.
A stipulation of this role is ongoing registration with the NMC, a national body that supports healthcare professionals to deliver the highest standard of care and ensures safety and integrity.
Key areas of Accountability
- Employability & Skills
- House Associations
- Corporate Occupational Health
The primary focus of the role is client outcomes, with an expectation that the clinician will work with clients from all walks of life, with a broad range of abilities, from the age of 16 years old and above.
The clinician will have the ability to work face-to-face, via digital video, or over the telephone. Client contact is estimated at approximately 75-80% of the working week for this role.
Primary Responsibilities: Clinical Skills
- Provision of clinically informative, holistic intake assessments.
- Provision of critical incident assessments.
- Delivery of evidence based, practical and tailored therapeutic interventions for individuals or groups to improve functional capability.
- Able to engage and effectively manage clients from 16 years old to older adults.
Primary Responsibilities: Report Writing
- Provision of timely, accurate and quality reports as required.
- Provide professionally written, reasonable and necessary recommendations within HCPC scope of practice as required.
- Provide regular feedback to service provider’s staff on client’s progress.
- Conduct monthly allied health case review meetings with the line manager / partner / stakeholder where appropriate.
- Collaborate and provide training to our service provider partners.
- Liaise with local health professionals and services as required.
- Regularly review outcomes and functional improvements to ensure efficacy of intervention.
- Implement strategies to ensure the continued engagement of clients.
- Compliance with the HCPC Code of Ethics and professional requirements.
- Maintaining milestones set and commitment to Continuing Professional Development.
- Compliance with employment contract, company policies and procedures.
- Manage responsibility for own business obligations, e.g. invoicing & billing.
- Competence in using case management system for reporting, time management and billing.
- Engage in research and quality improvement activities at the request of the National Manager
- National Manager (Weekly)
- CEO (as required)
- Stakeholders / Partners (Daily or as appropriate)
- Local allied health professionals and support services (as required)
Qualification & Essential Criteria
- Degree/equivalent in nursing (mental health nursing or adult nursing) NMC Registration (Current).
- Enhanced criminal record bureau check (Disclosure & Barring Check) – Working with vulnerable adults, youth and children.
- Eligibility to work in U.K. (unrestricted).
- Unrestricted UK Drivers Licence and access to own vehicle.
- Ability to use Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
- Ability to use Social Media and manage social media groups.
- Ability to make presentations to groups and professionals.
- Ability to lone work/remote work. as part of a team as well as autonomously.
- Passion for helping a diverse range of clients.
- Strong communication skills – verbal and written.
- Awareness and practice of legislation affecting nursing practice and health care.
- At least 2 years’ nursing and/or mental health experience in clinical settings
- Past experience working within Disability or Employability Sectors.