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
Ipswich is a large town in Suffolk with a population of 137,500. Set on the River Orwell, its waterfront is lined with cafes, galleries and shops, and the 19th-century Old Custom House which reflects the towns maritime history.
If you are looking for something to do in Ipswich you could take a cruise along the river Orwell, visit Christchurch Mansion to view the historical artwork on display or spend your time shopping in the town where you will find an array of independent retailers as well as high street staples.
There are over 9500 businesses offering employment opportunities in Ipswich. The largest employment sector in Ipswich is Health and Social Care, closely followed by Wholesale and Retail trades.
£21500 - 23500 Per Annum
We are recruiting on behalf of a small independent residential home in Ipswich with only 27 residents looking for a Head Chef to run their brigade of 4 kitchen staff. Job Title: DBS Head Chef Location: Ipswich Salary: £21,500 - £23,500 DOE The role of a Head Chef: Working as a Head Chef for our client you will be managing every aspect of catering within the location, delivering a quality catering service in line with health, safety and hygiene requirements. Leading the catering team and managing performance. Maintaining compliance with food hygiene and health & safety standards. Controlling kitchen stock, equipment and resources within budget. The right applicant will have done a similar role in a similar environement with a minimum of 12 months management experience. You will need to hold an in date Enhanced DBS and Level 2 / 3 Food Hygiene Certificate. This role is 37.5 hours per week on a rota with the team, to commence end of June 2021. Interviews will be held in the next couple of weeks for those who need to provide notice. What do you need to think about before applying? We couldn’t achieve what we do without our amazing teams. We believe in our people and want to ensure you feel appreciated and supported at every step of your journey with us. For this reason, we offer an excellent range of benefits as listed below. Competitive pay rates, Weekly paid FREE training 24 hour support Flexible hours Refer a Friend Scheme-get up to £200 for referring a carer or nurse to us If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Rosie McMullen! Give us a call on 01322 618100
£11 - 14 Per Hour
Due to increasing demand from our clients in Suffolk, Norfolk & Essex, we are looking to recruit additional DBS Chef’s with experience of working within care homes. Job Title: DBS Chef Location: Suffolk, Norfolk & Essex Salary: £11.00 - £14.00 per hour The role of a DBS Chef: Working as a Chef within our client’s team, you will be required to assist with the daily food preperation and cooking of all meals to a high standard, some assisting with preparing food trolleys and delivering to the wards may be required. Keeping all areas clean following all mandatory COSHH and HACPP guidelines. Working hours are usually 0730 – 1800 and will require weekend working. Working 8 hour shifts. The requirements of a DBS Chef: A minimum of 6 months previous experience Food Hygiene Certificate level 2 or 3 dated within the last 3 years DBS dated within the last 12 months or on the update service (if you do not have one, one can be applied for) What do you need to think about before applying? We couldn’t achieve what we do without our amazing teams. We believe in our people and want to ensure you feel appreciated and supported at every step of your journey with us. For this reason, we offer an excellent range of benefits as listed below. Competitive pay rates, Weekly paid FREE training 24 hour support Flexible hours Refer a Friend Scheme-get up to £200 for referring a carer or nurse to us If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Rosie McMullen! Give us a call on 01322 618100