mental health nurse in carlisle

28 November 2018
sarah martin, randstad care
job type
£ 35 per hour
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carlisle, north west
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 35 per hour
All bands
reference number
sarah martin, randstad care
0191 233 1381
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job description

If you are an experienced mental health nurse looking for an opportunity to develop your career this may be a great role for you. We are looking for a mental health nurse who is passionate and dedicated to take on a role working in a CAMHS crisis team based in Carlisle. This role would involve you playing a vital part in the care of a young person who is in a state of crisis due to difficulties in their mental health. You would be required to help insure the children and young people receive the best quality care they deserve whilst in a state of crisis, whilst also implementing the correct after treatment by creating a suitable care plan. Day to day tasks in this role would include: supporting services, providing risk assessments, creating care plans and making referrals.

If you feel your attributes would be suitable for this role please read more information below. The ideal candidate would be a band 6 with experience in working with children and young people.

This role is to cover a vacancy within the team and is expected to run for at least 3-4 months, with possibility of extension. This role is to work between 30-37.5hrs per week over 4-5 days (Monday to Friday) there is the option to work shifts on a more flexible basis.

Working as a mental health nurse for Randstad you will get fantastic benefits including:

* Weekly payroll and a slick online timesheet portal

* Competitive pay rates of up to £35 per hour

* A well established work app that allows you to manage your shifts, accepting and rejecting shifts at the click of a button

* Unique access too many of Randstad's fantastic employee benefits, an app offering you exclusive discounts on restaurants, shops, holidays and more!

* In house training that counts towards NMC revalidation

As a mental health nurse working in a CAMHs crisis team your duties would include:

- Carrying out mental health assessments on children and young people new to the service, in a state of crisis

- Creating and implementing care plans for those that have met the criteria to receive treatment from the service, usually talking therapies

- Working closely with parents, guardians, schools and colleges to carry out health education and ensure all aspects of the child or young persons care are adequate
- Liaising with local authority teams including looked-after children teams (LAC), adoption and fostering teams

- Managing a caseload of young people aged 18 and under, who have a mental health need

- Discharging service users from a caseload, when appropriate

- Referring clients onto other services if needed, i.e. private and voluntary services, charities, crisis services etc.

Minim requirements for this role are:
- A degree in Mental Health Nursing
- Valid NMC Pin
- Experience working with children and young people

As a potential candidate you will be registered with NMC and have a qualification as a Mental Health Nurse. If you meet this criteria then we'd love to hear from you!

Randstad Care is a specialist nursing recruitment agency. Our specialist Nursing consultants work with NHS and private sector teams across England. Whether you are looking for an interim post close to home, or nationally, we are able to assist you with a dedicated point of contact to provide support and guidance.

Do you know a Nurse looking for a new role? If so, We offer a fantastic refer a friend scheme, where you could receive £300 in vouchers for every nurse you refer to us who we place, subject to Ts and Cs.

If you wish to apply for this role or would like to discuss any of the other opportunities we have then please contact Sarah on: 0191 233 1381 or click Apply below.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


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