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About the job
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Charge Nurse to join amiable Hospital that is based in North London.
The 20 bedded mental health hospital specialises in rehabilitation for males with bipolar/maniac depression, challenging behaviour and mental health conditions.
The successful nurse will receive a competitive salary of �32,000 per annum with fantastic additional benefits, such as; career development, life assurance, free meals on duty and private dental cover.
As a Deputy Charge Nurse your role will be to work within a team of professional providing high quality care within a secure forensic setting.
You will be expected to:
� Act as a primary nurse for a designated group of patients
� Ensure all patients have a comprehensive evidence-based risk management plan
� Participate in pre-admission assessment of referred patients
� Act as a mentor and ensure the development of junior nurses and other team members
� Act as a clinical supervisor and ensure that all staff participate in clinical supervision
� Monitor, evaluate and ensure effective use of resources within a set budget
� Deputise in the absence of the Ward Manager
� Support junior staff in their contribution to therapeutic interventions as agreed by the interdisciplinary team
� Manage medication
To be considered for this role you must be RMN qualified with experience in a senior role and within a similar setting.
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