The role of a Mental Health Nurse
Mental health nurses provide support and nursing care to people with a range of mental health issues, you are responsible for planning their care and rehabilitation. You will work with a wider team of healthcare professionals including Doctors, Psychiatrists and Therapists to ensure a personal care plan is in place for your patients. You may work in a range of settings including hospitals, prisons, specialist units, day care centres or people's homes.
The duties of a Mental Health Nurse
- building relationships with, reassuring, listening and talking to patients
- care requirement assessments and planning
- combating stigma and helping patients and their families deal with it
- administering medication
- reviewing care plans and monitoring progress
- giving advice and arranging support for patients, relatives and carers
- liaising with doctors, social workers and other professionals
- writing and updating patient records
- encouraging patients to take part in therapeutic activities such as art and role play
Skills and experience required to be a Mental Health Nurse
- Good health and fitness
- The ability to empathise with people
- Good understanding of the theories of mental health and illness
- Excellent teamwork skills
- Verbal and written communication skills
Braintree, Essex is located 10 miles northeast of Chelmsford and 15 miles west of Colchester and has a population of over 37,000 people. The district has four market towns Braintree, Coggeshall, Halstead and Witham. The area has it's own designer clothing outlet Freeport (Braintree Village) and a number of leisure destinations including Great Notley Country Park, Cineworld and Braintree Leisure Centre.
Registered General Nurse
£20 - 24 Per Hour
Swanstaff Chelmsford needs you now more than ever. We are looking forexperienced Registered General NursesinBraintreeto work at our prestigious client in the local area. Our candidates are the #HiddenHeros and we need more of them. You will become part of a team who are passionate about keepingpeople safe. Job title:Registered General Nurse Location:Braintree Rate of pay:£20.00 - £24.00 per hour The role of a Registered General Nurse: assessing and planning nursing care requirements providing preand post-operation care monitoring and administering medication and intravenous infusions taking patient samples, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures writing records supervising junior staff organising workloads providing emotional support to patients and relatives The requirements of a Registered General Nurse: 6 months previous experience in this role A valid Nurse pin A valid DBS A kind, caring and compassionate nature The benefits of working for Swanstaff: Weekly pay 24/7 support from a dedicated Swanstaff consultant On-going work Flexible work patterns Refer a Friend scheme - earn up to £200! If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Tyler Anderson!
£8.72 - 12 Per Hour
Due to the increasing demand for Health and Social care staff during the Covid-19 epidemic, Swanstaff Chelmsfordarerecruiting Healthcare Assistants for a number of Care homes in and around Braintree. Healthcare Assistants play a vital role in ensuring that residents of care and residential homes receive their usual levels of care and assistance, whilst following all guidelines to help prevent the spread of infection. You can work flexibly and we have Morning, Afternoon, Night and Long day shifts available. Job title:Healthcare Assistant Location:Braintree Rate of pay:£8.72 - £12.00 per hour Responsibilities of a Healthcare Assistant will include: Ensuring patients receive individualisedcare outlined in their personal care plans. Keeping departments clean and tidy & following all infection control procedures. Taking and recording basic observations. Helping patients to eat and to move about, if they have mobility problems. Listening and talking to patients, providing emotional support. Ensure patients keep a good level of personal hygiene & dignity. Key Skills and Experience of a Healthcare Assistant: You will have at least 6 months recent healthcare experience in the UK. You will have a current DBS on the update service or we will apply for one on your behalf. You will be dedicated to providing the highest standards of care at all times. Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Flexible working patterns Weekly Pay PAYE contract – Pension, Holiday Pay & NI deductions Free update training Refer a friend scheme If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Tyler Anderson!