Registered Mental Health Nurse – NHS Scotland – Dunfermline

NHS Scotland

The opportunity has arisen for individuals who are motivated and passionate about dementia and older adult mental health care to join our multi-disciplinary team. You will work alongside members of the multi-disciplinary team to deliver both psychological and clinical assessment, care and treatment day to day. As part of your role you will have an understanding of the complex relationship between the physical and psychological health and how this well being experienced and its impacts upon the persons physical and psychological wellbeing, safety and day to day functioning. A working knowledge of the legal frameworks utilised within this patient group is desirable with further training and development available. In line with local and national Dementia Strategies exciting dementia friendly developments are underway within the ward and opportunities for skills development are becoming available to develop and continue the high standard of quality care and outcomes.
You will be expected to work autonomously and flexibly within the team, providing support and mentorship to junior staff members including student nurses. Rotation across all shift patterns inclusive of night duty is an expectation of this role to provide continuity of care.

For informal enquiries and informal visits welcomed please contact either Karen Glennon Senior Charge Nurse Ward 4 QMH: [email protected] or Jamie Hinley Senior Charge Nurse Ward 1 QMH: [email protected]

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK) or Irish National, you are required to confirm your right to work in your application.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​NHS Scotland 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 Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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