Mental Health Nurse

Occupation: Nurses
Specialty: Mental Health
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 05 January 2023
  • Oxfordshire, UK Oxford Oxfordshire GBR OX3 7JX
  • Specialist Mental Health
  • £33.53 per Hour
  • HOUR
Medacs Healthcare

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Client Name: Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

Role: Mental Health Nurse

Rates: Up to £33.53


  • Competitive pay rates
  • First sight of agency nursing shifts across multiple trusts
  • Next-day payroll
  • Ad hoc - plan work around your schedule
  • Full induction and trust training given
  • Straightforward registration process
  • Dedicated recruitment consultant to support throughout your registration
  • 24/7/365 service - we're available when you need us
  • Revalidation support

Medacs Healthcare is looking for experienced, qualified Mental Health Nurses (RMN) to join multi-disciplinary teams across Oxfordshire. We would love to hear from experienced Mental Health Nurses to be responsible for the co-oridination and management of the ward and assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for patients whilst also supporting their families and carers.

We are looking for NMC registered Mental Health Nurses who have a minimum of six months NHS experience and can do both days and nights, we can offer you both ad hoc shifts and full time giving you control over when and how often you work.

You must have excellent communication skills, be reliable, punctual and work well in a team, whilst being adaptable to changing situations. You will need to be able to work calmly and efficiently within a busy and intensive environment dealing with unpredictable situations whilst remaining focused on providing a person-centred and recovery approach to care and treatment.

Culture and inclusion

Your happiness is really important to us. To make your time at work the best experience it can be, we support you throughout your registration and your nursing career with us.

General key skills

We are looking for Mental Health Nurses (RMN), with a genuine passion for improving people's lives and well-being and who can work calmly and efficiently in a busy and intensive environment. You will also have the following key skills:

  • A good understanding of mental health conditions, symptoms, and treatments
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • The ability to work as part of a wider team

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As an RMN with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, you will:

  • Playing a key role in the care and rehabilitation of mental health patients
  • Providing tailored, support plans in line with their specific diagnosis/prognosis
  • Arranging any ongoing, long-term support for after a patient leaves your care
  • Building trusting relationships with patients, putting them at ease
  • Listening and talking to patients, offering advice and reassurance
  • Working closely with other mental healthcare professionals to agree the most appropriate treatment plans for those in your care
  • Working with and advising relatives and carers on patient conditions, outlooks, treatment, and progress
  • Keeping medical records up to date
  • Regularly carrying out any standard physical health checks that may be required, such as monitoring patients' vital statistics, blood tests, etc.
  • Administering medication as appropriate
  • Talking through available therapies, support networks, social activities that may help to improve mental health and wellbeing
  • Managing workloads and shift patterns for yourself (and sometimes others)
  • Maintaining a positive attitude, even in difficult situations
  • Promoting mental health initiatives, reducing stigma associated with mental health
  • Staying up to date with mental health best practice and theory



  • Be an NMC registered nurse.
  • At least 2 years post-graduate experience.
  • 6 months recent NHS experience within the last 3 years.

Culture and inclusion

So, if you are an RMN and want to be a part of the outstanding team at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, speak to Jordan Coxon.

02/02/2023 15:15:47

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