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
The county of Herts has a population of over 1.2 Million people and an Unemployment rate lower than the national average at 3.6%, with towns including Hatfield, St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, Waltham Cross, Stevenage and Letchworth Garden City all having great transport links to central London. Herts also borders London Boroughs including Enfield, Barnet and Harrow.
The county has a lot to offer residents and visitors, including a Snow Centre, Warner Brothers Studio Tours including Harry Potter Tour and miles of open countryside for outdoor pursuits in areas such as Tring.
Registered General Nurse
£16 - 26 Per Hour
Are you looking for a new role in the Waltham Cross area? We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Nurse! Check it out... Job title: Registered General Nurse Location: Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire Rate of pay: £16.00 - £26.00 per hour The role of a Registered General Nurse: Assessing and planning nursing care 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. Providing emotional support to patients and relatives. Tutoring student nurses. 24-hour shift work can be a requirement of the job. The requirements of a Registered General Nurse: 6 months previous experience in this role. A valid DBS. A kind, caring and compassionate nature. The benefits of working for Swanstaff: Weekly pay. Temp of the Month scheme. Swanstaff Ambassador scheme. Refer a Friend scheme. 24/7 support from our consultants. If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to email@example.com and call the team on 01992 641987 for more information!
Male Support Worker
£8.21 - 8.70 Per Hour
Do you have passion working with clients suffering with Mental health and complex needs? Do you feel you can make a difference in someone's life and bring a smile to their life? Our Client has experienced unprecedented growth in the past few years evolving into to a leading care provider creating real opportunities for those interested in the Healthcare sector. They are looking for a Male Support Worker to work alongside them at their service. *This is a permanent role Job Title: Male Support Worker Location: Hertfordshire Rate of Pay: £8.21 - £8.70 Hours: 40.5 hrs a week with the opportunity to work overtime. The daily duties of a Support Worker: Our client are expanding their team and looking for genuinely caring and hands on individuals. They are seeking dynamic individuals with strong multi-tasking skills to join their dedicated team. You will need have a real passion for supporting clients with Learning Disabilities, Autism and Complex needs. Necessities of a Support Worker: You need to have experience working as a Support Worker You will ideally already have experience working with Adults with learning disabilities You will ideally have experience working with challenging behaviours You will be passionate about providing excellent support You will be kind, compassionate, take responsibility for your own actions and be keen to acquire new knowledge You will need to be very hands on You will have 6 months healthcare experience You will need to have or be willing to apply for an enhanced DBS It is an advantage if you have an NVQ in health & Social Care Training provided and you need to be willing to work towards NVQ in Health and social care After 12 weeks you will be offered 28 days Holiday per year If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and call Millie on 01992 641987 for more information! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer. 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!