Nursing Personnel are recruiting nursing agency mental health nurses for RMN and CPN jobs across the UK. We are an NHS approved nursing agency on all nursing NHS Framework Agreements. This means Nursing Personnel can offer you continuity of work when and where you need it.
As a mental health nurse RMN or CPN, you’ll help patients recover from or to come to terms with their conditions in order to improve their quality of life
You’ll plan and provide care and will encourage them to get more involved with their condition and to gain control over it.
RMNs can specialise in working with certain groups, such as children or older people, or in a specific area such as eating disorders, psychosis, personality disorders, drugs and alcohol, depression and anxiety, or obsessive compulsive disorder.
RMN work is often carried out in multidisciplinary teams, liaising with psychiatrists, psychologists, occupational therapists, GPs, social workers and other health professionals.
As a mental health nurse RMN or CPN, you’ll need to:
assess and talk to patients about their problems and discuss the best way to plan and deliver their care
build relationships with patients to encourage trust, while listening to and interpreting their needs and concerns
ensure the correct administration of medication, including injections, and monitor the results of treatment
respond to distressed patients in a non-threatening manner and attempt to understand the source of their discomfort
help patients manage their emotions through de-escalation techniques
prepare and participate in group and/or one-to-one therapy sessions, both individually and with other health professionals
provide evidence-based individual therapy, such as cognitive behaviour therapy for depression and anxiety
If you work in the community as a CPN you may also need to:
visit patients in their home to monitor progress and carry out risk assessments with regard to their safety and welfare
liaise with patients, relatives and fellow professionals in the community treatment team and attend regular meetings to review and monitor patients’ care plans
identify whether/when patients are at risk of harming themselves or others
Nurses must meet the below:
Nurses must be registered with the NMC
At least 6 months clinical experience in a mental health environment or department.
Have right to work in the UK
Nursing Personnel are recruiting A&E nurses for A&E nurse jobs the following locations