Recovery Lead Nurse

Staff Nurse
Posted 5 months ago

Job Title:               Recovery Lead Nurse

Location:              Across three services:

  • Dartmouth House Inpatient Long Term Complex Care Mental Health Recovery Unit
  • Montague Court Inpatient Long Term Complex Care Mental Health Recovery Unit
  • Orchard House Mental Health Community Recovery Home

Hours:                   Full-time

Job Type:             Substantive

As part of a continued programme of service improvement ensuring best practice and effective clinical leadership, Options for Care has decided to offer an exceptional opportunity for an enthusiastic, organised and knowledgeable nurse practitioner. The experienced individual has the opportunity to support the multi-disciplinary team in delivery of quality evidence-based advice, support and care for service users and their carers within the mental health recovery pathway.

We are looking for a dynamic and confident individual with a genuine passion for supporting the recovery journey of people who have severe and enduring mental health diagnoses. You will role-model best practice, offer nursing advice and input into the oversight, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care within agreed parameters. You must have knowledge and experience of working in mental health rehabilitation and recovery services with good awareness of the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act and other local, national policies and legislation which govern service provision. You must be confident to advise and lead colleagues and support the management team in the facilitation, promotion and supervision of clinical practices and audit.

The successful candidate will have significant post registration experience with a history of engaging with internal and external stakeholders. You must have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and document accurately. You must be able to provide a lead nursing voice and advise and assist the multi-disciplinary team in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of relationship-focused evidence-based care, including health promotion for the service user/group. You must have knowledge of mental health recovery and assessment tools and be confident in supporting complex physical health needs and interventions.

Management supervision will be provided by the Operations Director.

For further information regarding the role, please contact Lee Johnson on 0121 523 5573

Closing Date: Friday 7th June 2019                               Interview Date: TBC

Expressions of interest should be submitted to enclosing an up to date CV or completing an Options for Care application form.

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