101399 Senior Charge Nurse Patient Coordination in reading

Job description

The use of the term “Senior” or “Junior” in this post refers only to the level of experience and responsibility required for this post rather than age.   As such, applications from people of all ages are welcomed, subject to meeting the relevant criteria.

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

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**Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the vacancy early once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage**   

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. 

​​​​​​​To work as an autonomous mental health nursing practitioner within the CAMHS team and provide a comprehensive patient coordination service for Children and Adolescents (Inpatient) across the mental health Multidisciplinary Care Teams in the Royal Children’s and Young Peoples Hospital.

The post holder will be responsible for maximising service provision, liaising with other Mental Health Care Service providers and ensuring the safe and effective delivery of clinical practice whilst ensuring local and national guidelines and targets are adhered to and met.

To ensure that there is efficient and effective bed usage throughout the Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service facilitating safe and timely emergency and urgent admissions, ensuring optimum patient flow, repatriation of patients boarding in/from other areas along with safe discharging of patients.

The post holder will support the clinical teams with Admission, Discharges, Transfers, Patients going on Pass. ​​​​​​​

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact Eileen Clark, Clinical Nurse Manager, 07973659772

Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Published at
Profession type
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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