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Mental Health Nurse Job

Location UK, West Midlands, Worcestershire
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Pastoral Care/Schools
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  88352
Created 04 August 2020

Greycoat Lumleys are seeking an Adolescent Mental Health Nurse (Term Time Only) for an Independent School in Worcestershire

This role will require the successful candidate to support pupils in a residential boarding environment with emotional or mental health needs. The person will provide a range of high-quality care appropriate to the child or young person's needs which will include; mental state assessment, risk assessment and management, family and social assessment, consultation and interventions.  

Duties:

  • Carry out assessment and develop a plan for intervention in collaboration with the child, young person and parents/careers and communicating this to all relevant professionals
  • Ensure that the perspective of children, young people and families is incorporated into all aspects of assessment and treatment
  • To actively participate in regular clinical supervision
  • To attend and contribute to multi-disciplinary team meetings, multi-agency and professional meetings as required
  • To keep accurate records of all care provided to patients
  • Work with teaching staff and the DSL to identify and act to safeguard pupils at risk of harm
  • Uphold medical confidentially in line with legal duty of confidentially to pupils and maintain medical records accurately
  • Contribute to the delivery of School emergency plans including a response to mental health issues
  • Maintain and improve professional knowledge to keep up to date with professional, clinical and nursing issues relevant to work in schools
  • Contribution to the provision of health care education to the pupils if required

 

Start: September 2020

Hours: 40 hours per week during term time

Salary: Competitive (depending on experience) 

Job Number: 88352

Responsible Consultant: Katie – katie@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

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