• Part Time
  • London NW3
  • 18.80 £ / Hour

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

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  • £18.80 an hour

Job type

  • Part-time

Shift and schedule

  • Weekend availability
  • Night shift
  • Day shift


London NW3

Full job description

Here at The Royal Free Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust we are passionate about delivering the highest quality care to all our patients. In order to help us achieve this, we are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and committed band 5 registered mental health nurses to join our temporary staffing bank.

As a trust bank mental health nurse you will be able to choose a flexible working pattern to suit your work life balance in a variety of clinical settings working as part of a committed multidisciplinary team.

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust with some of the best clinical outcomes in the country.

Working shifts as a bank registered mental health nurse across wards and departments as part of the multidisciplinary team, in a variety of clinical settings to deliver the highest quality care to our patients, in line with our trust values

As an accountable registered mental health nurse you will be responsible for delivering excellent care to allocated patients providing mental health care and support, for each clinical area you work on.

Clinical duties, across a range of clinical settings, include providing one to one enhanced care for patients requiring support and supervision including patients waiting mental health assessment, psychosis, dementia and delirium care.

Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community. This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

Everyone is welcome at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. We’re proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME, gender equality, staff carers and people with disabilities and lived experiences to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

We offer a variety of bank shifts both days, nights and weekends across all our sites with competitive hourly rates. Our long day and night shift are paid at 11.5 hours.

The post holder is responsible for assessing, planning and implementing
patient care, whilst ensuring that the Trust’s World class Care values are

Maintain a safe environment in the ward/department with particular
reference to infection control and the safety and welfare of patients,
visitors and other staff members

Provide 1:1 specialist care to individual patients (when required)
Maintain care records and other relevant documentation adhering to
NMC/Trust record keeping legislation, guidelines and policy

Maintain patient confidentiality

Prioritise own workload and meet set deadlines

Maintain best practice, ensuring compliance with evidence based practice and research

Communicate effectively with the multi-disciplinary team, patients and their carers

Maintain skills, knowledge and competencies adhering to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct, and the Trust’s policies and procedures

To apply for this job please visit www.royalfree.nhs.uk.