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Registered Nurse Team Leader Fishponds, Bristol (Graeme)

Graeme Close
14.51 per hour

Job Ref: EG25

37.5 hours per week

Graeme Close is a 16 bedded Residential Recovery Pathway service. The house is well integrated within the Fishponds community and we support people with a wide range of on-going mental health support needs.

We are seeking to appoint a Registered Mental Health Nurse with the knowledge or experiences of practicing with a Recovery Pathway approach to help the residents in their journey.

You will be expected to support the residents in a person centred way, promoting the Trust values and vision. Good communication skills are essential, as well as recent experience of support planning and strengths-based risk assessment and management.

Previous experience of supporting people with mental health difficulties and leading team working is essential.

The successful candidate should demonstrate person centred working practices including assessment and support planning and monitoring of mental health needs.

Continuing personal and professional development is important as you will be required to work as part of a committed team and take part in a training and development schedule.

You will need to be flexible with the shifts you can work which include some waking nights.

Essential Skills:

• Registered Nurse qualification and active NMC pin number
• Strong leadership skills promoting good care practice
• Be able to deputise in the manager’s absence
• Flexible, motivated, innovative, creative, enthusiastic, committed to delivering a high quality service which places service users at the heart of the practice
• Good communication skills
• Supervision of junior staff
• IT skills
• Team-working

What we can offer in return:

• Company pension scheme
• Child care vouchers
• Cycle to work scheme
• Employer funded health benefit plan, worth up to £1,010 a year
• Free on-site parking.

For an informal discussion about the job role please contact Elva Bennett, Home Manager, on 0117 9652696

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Recruitment to this post is on-going and shortlisting will take place regularly.

Milestones Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all the individuals that it supports, it expects the same commitment from all employees.
If successful at interview an enhanced DBS check will take place. (Formerly CRB)
A criminal record is not necessarily a barrier to recruitment.
Committed to Equality and Diversity for all Registered Charity No. 294377.

Closing Date: 28 February 2019  

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