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NHS Professionals

About the role

You will be responsible for providing a safe, effective, efficient care environment for patients in a variety of settings including alcohol and drug disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders, learning disabilities, anxiety/panic attacks, bi-polar, OCD.

In both community and inpatient settings, Mental Health Nurses provide treatment and care in partnership with other health and care professionals in multi-disciplinary teams (MDTs). These typically include psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, dieticians, pharmacists, therapists and others. Interventions may be pharmacological, psychological, educational, social or occupational and specifically tailored to the needs of an individual.

People accessing mental health services are often referred to as clients, service users or patients and they are actively engaged in co-producing their own plan of care. Families and carers are also an integral part of the development of a recovery plan and discharge planning.

Specific duties include:

Assessing and talking to patients about their problems and discussing the best way to plan and deliver their care
Building relationships with patients to encourage trust, while listening to and interpreting their needs and concerns
Ensuring the correct administration of medication, including injections, and monitoring the results of treatment
Responding to distressed patients in a non-threatening manner and attempt to understand the source of their discomfort
Helping patients manage their emotions through de-escalation techniques
Preparing and participating in group and/or one-to-one therapy sessions, both individually and with other health professionals
Providing evidence-based individual therapy, such as cognitive behaviour therapy for depression and anxiety
NHS Professionals International provides individually tailored support to ensure you have the best possible experience coming to live and work in the UK and the British Isles and complete your Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) exam. Once you have passed your OSCE, you will become a Band 5 Mental Health Nurse.

To apply for this post, you will have/be:

Registered as a Mental Health Nurse and undertaking Mental Health Nursing duties in your country of residence. You will have at least 10 months paid experience
You will need to have successfully completed and achieved a pass mark in English from either OET (level B in reading, speaking, listening, and writing C+) or alternately IELTS Academic (level 7 in reading, speaking, and listening and level 6.5 in writing)
Able to demonstrate strong skills and the ability to indicate a caring and compassionate demeanour
What we are offering

In return for your hard work and commitment, NHS Professionals International programme offers you some fantastic benefits:

Free flight to the UK
Free initial accommodation
Free transport to your accommodation from the airport
Visa & Certificate of Sponsorship
Reimbursement towards your IELTS or OET*
27 days paid annual leave – rising to 33 days play 8 public bank holidays
Extra payments for evenings – nights and weekends
First choice of overtime – up to an additional 20 hours a week
Access to generous NHS Pension Scheme
Free fully structured training programme – aimed at achieving the OSCE
OSCE fee paid*

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