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So, you’re eager to learn more about Older People’s Mental Health Nursing opportunities at DCHS?
Here are some of the reasons why we are unique;
You will assess patient care needs and develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care, both for a specific group of patients as the Named Nurse and/or in supporting the care of all patients on the ward. As a registered nurse, you will assist in the management and organisation of work as required; ensuring effective communication is maintained at all times, providing support for junior staff on the ward. You will play a key role in the supervision and assessment of all learners and unregistered staff, providing a teaching role and acting as a named supervisor.
You will support individuals with advanced dementia through assessment and treatment and will play a pivotal role in working with colleagues across the older people’s portfolio.
You will be responsible for both direct and indirect care delivery and will develop specialist treatment plans for patients in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team.
Derbyshire Community Health Services has been rated as an ‘outstanding’ Trust by the Care Quality Commission; we have achieved this by providing high quality patient care within an inclusive organisation that works together and shows care and compassion for each other.
Join us as one of the largest specialist community NHS providers in the country – one that is also among the very best NHS employers as voted by its own staff and by CQC. DCHS is a top performing NHS Trust that strives for innovation and improvement for the service and individuals that work within it.
As well as the usual NHS benefits available to our staff, here are just a few more:
Whilst this role can be challenging in nature it is a fantastic opportunity to support individuals to regain sense of self and their place in society
Some of the main responsibilities for this role are outlined below and the full job description is attached as a supporting document:
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You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge
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