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
Nestled just within the M25 in Kent, Dartford proves a great area to both work and live and has a population of over 107,000 people
With excellent transport links to London, Bluewater Shopping Centre and Ebbsfleet International train station on it's doorstep, Dartford is a busy town boasting several Business Parks and business distribution centres. Companies such as Laing O'Rourke, Tesla and Mazda all have central offices located in the Town.
Registered General Nurse (RGN)
£18 - 26 Per Hour
Are you an experienced Registered Nurse looking for your nextrole? Swanstaff Swanley are currently looking for someone like you to work for our client inDartford. Job title:Registered General Nurse Location:Dartford Rate of pay:£18.00 - £26.00 per hour The role of a Registered General Nurse: assessing and planningnursingcare requirements. providing pre- and 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. You will need to have the following experience and attributes: Experience of supervising a team of carers Medication management experience A caring nature to ensure high quality care for residents A passion for helping residents An excellent role model for other members of staff A flexible approach towards shifts Driving licence an advantage but not essential If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Lacey from the Swanley team! Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.
HGV Class 2 Driver
£25441 Per Annum + Bonus
Class 2 Drivers! As temperatures riseallow me to heat up your job prospects with a hot new role that I have available in the Dartford area! Newly qualified Class 2 Driver? No problem, my client is willing to look at applications from new passes... If you’re looking for an opportunity to enhance your experience within a vastly-expanding and hugely-successful organisation then I need to hear from you today! Perhaps you are looking to move away from early starts or need the mornings to yourself? If you answered “yes!” then I need to hear from you today. I am currently support a market-leading freight forwarder in recruiting a professional and experienced HGV Class 2 Driver to cover their late shift on a permanent basis. As the successful candidate you will complete a set route daily, working on a Monday – Friday basis, 5.00am – 14.30pm In return for your hard work, you will earn a fantastic basic salary along with bonuses of up to £375per month based on attendance and the maintenance of uniform/trucks. Job Title: HGV Class 2 Driver (Cat C) Location: Dartford Salary: £25,441per annum + bonuses The Role of a HGV Class 2 Driver (Cat C): Complete a fixed route from Dartford on a daily basis Build rapport with internal warehouse teams and customers Act as an ambassador for the business Ensure that company health and safety requirements are met Maintain vehicle to an extremely high standard Communicate with office teams to keep them informed of delays Ensure that all required paperwork is completed and returned to the necessary team Comply with tachograph regulations Be a safe and courteous road user Requirements of a HGV Class 2 Driver (Cat C): HGV Class 2 Licence is essential Full CPC and Digital Tachograph Cards are essential Strong communication and relationship building skills Flexible approach to overtime requirements The ability to complete the same route on a daily basis Able to commit to afternoon/evening working hours Well-presented and confident in acting as the “face” of the business Full UK Driving Licence with no more than 3 points EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company
Support Services Manager
£38000 - 42000 Per Annum
Support Services Manager Who are Swanstaff Recruitment? An established recruitment agency providing temporary and permanent staffing within the Healthcare, Commercial and Driving and Industrial sectors on a National scale. We also have a second business counterpart, Swanfamily that works on behalf of Local Authorities and Social Services to provide families that have been separated due to safeguarding issues supervised contact sessions with each other. We are an award-winning company, who are proud of our achievements, such as placing in the Sunday Times Top 100 to work for, not once but twice! What can we offer you? We aren’t like other agencies – we do things differently. Ongoing training and support; including a clear career development pathway 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) * Private Dental care Money back on Eye care and Prescriptions Discounts via Perkbox - gym memberships, utility bills, cinema tickets, flights Company socials; in the past 2 years we’ve travelled to Dublin, Ibiza, Amsterdam, Vegas and LA! The part you’ll be playing; As Support Services Manager for Swanstaff Recruitment/Swanfamily you’ll lead and develop our people-orientated and operational strategies, for what is a uniquely dynamic and fun Recruitment Agency. It is a truly unique role that will involve you will providing leading advice on Legal and Compliance issues one day and carrying out some Talent Acquisition the next! You will also be of Operational assistance to Swan Family, we have 10 Children and Families Contact Centres across the UK and we’re always looking to expand our service, this role will involve taking a lead on Project Management of new centre openings and leading from the front when developing a new site for the business. You’ll provide advice to the CEO and SMT on HR and Contractual issues, HR policies & Legal issues. People are our business & the centre of everything we do, not just our staff but our clients and temporary staff workers too. So, you’ll be a skilled communicator & diplomat with exceptional interpersonal skills, who is able to speak to individuals from all walks of life. You’ll be an all-rounder! Working extremely closely with our CEO you will be able to work on multiple projects and manage a varied work load all in one go! All of this will be whilst managing a team of 5 who will act as Assistants to you. You’ll also be incredibly ambitious; you’ll need to keep up the pace when it comes to our strategic growth plans. In addition, you’ll be flexible and adaptable, the kind of person who solves a problem and says, ‘What’s next’? Am I right for this role? You’ll be degree educated Office Management experience would be ideal for the role Project Management experience is integral Talent Acquisition experience is desirable Executive Assistant experience You’ll have at least 5 years’ experience managing varied teams for a medium to large business. You’ll have experience managing numerous properties and a fleet of vehicles You will be involved with managing diverse and multiple projects at any given time. You’ll be an innovative thinker, keen to implement unique Staff Engagement, Health and Wellbeing strategies. You’ll be commercially astute, with the ability think from a strategic business AND employee perspective. Basic Salary: £38,000 - £42,000 D.O.E Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 08:30 – 17:30 Located: Dartford Reporting to: CEO Think you will be best placed in our Support Services team (in work and socially)? Here are some things you should know before you apply; We are huge on hiring personality, ambition and attitude – can you bring your A game to interview? We enjoy activities such as sports day at our Quarterly, whole company meetings, and we take it seriously! We are a competitive bunch...see you at the long jump! We really enjoy a social get together, whether it is at our Christmas parties or summer events, you will find us having bumper cars wars or trying to beat each other at our Swanstaff casino! *20 days holiday when you commence employment, after the successful completion of your probation you will be given an extra 5 days holiday. After 2 years’ service holiday increases to 28 days plus bank holidays.