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Staff Nurse

  • Job reference: SN2BP
  • Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Hi, we are recruiting for a Staff Nurse at a Locked Rehab Unit for adults over the age of 18, in Blackpool! This is a permanent, full time position based around a 2 week rolling rota (Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday) (Week 2: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday). We are looking for someone comfortable working both days and nights, with all shifts being 12 hours long. To be successful for this role, you must be a qualified RMN or RNLD.

We can offer £18.00ph for this position.

Your role will be to provide a high-quality mental health nursing service for patients with SMI to advise on physical healthcare including diet, weight gain, exercise, lifestyle, sexual health and side-effect monitoring. You will also Undertake the clinical audit programme, as agreed, by determining the patient group, obtaining all necessary clinical and health economic data, reporting back on activity versus objectives and quality of outcomes in accordance with laid down procedures. Any changes in medication which may result from the audit programme must be as a result of a decision by the relevant psychiatrist. Ensure an audit tool is completed and updated on a weekly basis. An much more!

We are looking for someone with the following skills and attributes;

*Able to communicate highly complex and sensitive information
*Demonstrate a high level of self-awareness in relation to strengths, weaknesses and personal qualities
*Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
*Evidence of innovation
*Negotiation and conflict management skills
*Management of patients with complex needs
*Accountability of own role and other roles in a nurse-led service
*Local and National health policy
*Clinical governance issues
*Understanding of the Leading Change, Adding Value Framework for Nursing
*Familiar with the Nursing and Midwifery Council code of professional conduct
*Submit accurately required reports in agreed timescales
*Significant post registration experience
*Dealing with patients with SMI
*In-patient Mental Health working
*Nurse-led management of minor illness, minor ailments and injuries
*Nurse-led triage
*Experience of undertaking clinical audits
*Non-medical prescribing

If interested in the role, please email your up to date CV to, or apply through this advert. The contact number is 01772208962 - Thankyou!