Registered Mental Health Nurse - Birmingham

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Position – RGN/RMN - Neuro-Rehab -  Birmingham 
Ref – ST015SEN
Location: Birmingham
Salary –£25,000- 29,000
Hours – Full Time- 38.5 hrs - Permanent

To build upon the sites success and continue their growth my client is looking for experienced nurses to join their specialist neurological rehabilitation team in Birmingham.  My clients Birmingham centre provides intensive assessment and rehabilitation for a spectrum of neurological conditions including acquired brain injury, spinal injury and stroke, alongside longer-term support for individuals with progressive neurological conditions such as Huntington’s disease, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease and Parkinson’s disease. 

The role my clients nurses play is pivotal to their site through the provision of specialised nursing support for individuals with ongoing nursing needs resulting from diabetes, epilepsy, open wounds, stoma or requiring PEG feeding. 

Responsibilities: 
Exercise general and professional supervision of nursing and care staff on shift.
Lead and work with nursing and care staff to ensure a high standard of care for residents and guests.
Assist with recruitment and selection in the absence of the Clinical Services Manager/ Senior Staff Nurse.
Oversee induction and performance reviews of staff and assist with staff training as required.
Monitor performance and assist in identifying training and development needs in accordance with laid down requirements.
Supervise nursing and care activities according to pre-set care plans.
Ensure the updating and adaptation of rotas as necessary to ensure adequate cover in the nursing and care team, keeping within allocated staff establishment hours.

Professional: 
Carry out procedures for assessment of residents’ and guests’ needs and ensuring care plans are implemented and monitored, so as to meet their physical and emotional requirements.
Carry out all procedures relating to the administration of medication when required, as specified by the current legislation and NMC and registration guidelines.
Carry out all procedures relating to the personal care and nutritional needs of residents and guests, dealing with emergencies as they arise.
Be aware of the emotional and pastoral/spiritual needs of staff, residents, guests and their relatives, and provide support and guidance as appropriate.

Essential: 
RGN
Registered member of NMC
Ability to make important decisions affecting the health and welfare of the residents and guests.
Ability to make decisions, in line with policy and guidance, regarding the day-to-day operation of the centre in the absence of the senior management team.
Professional post-qualification experience – at least one year
Communication skills
Staff management

Desirable: 
Neuro Disability experience
Neuro Rehabilitation experience
Organisational skills
Budget management skills
Neuro Disability experience
IT literacy in Microsoft office

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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