Mental Health Nurse

Job Ref: mids-HMP-Feathx2
Occupation: Nurses
Specialty: Mental Health
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 21 September 2022
  • Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK Wolverhampton West Midlands GBR WV10 7PY
  • Specialist Mental Health
  • £18 - £42 per Hour
  • HOUR
  • Band 6
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Client Name: Midlands Partenrship Foundation Trust

Role: Mental Health Nurse

Rates: Role is offering Band 7 rates for Band 6 work

Shifts: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.


  • Access to Care4Carers - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.
  • Competitive pay rates
  • First sight of agency nursing shifts across multiple trusts
  • Next-day payroll
  • Block bookings in your favourite locations
  • Excellent support from your own dedicated consultant
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 service - we're available when you need us

Responsible for:

Provision of mental health interventions to Service Users within the prison establishment across wellbeing, primary and secondary mental health.

This will involve being responsible for managing their own caseload, including assessments, care planning, delivering interventions and reviewing care of patients located within the prison with a mental illness, within the framework of the multi-disciplinary team and Care Programme Approach.

Post holders are expected to work as an integral member of the multi-disciplinary, multi-agency team to provide advice and support to primary health care based within the prison and to liaise with, and provide advice and support to statutory and non-statutory agencies.

To provide specialist mental health interventions to service users in the prison.

Key duties and responsibilities - Clinical:

Responsible for the management of own caseload, this will include the assessment, monitoring and provision of specialist nursing interventions to individual prisoners with secondary mental health needs. In addition the post holder is responsible for arranging aftercare as required and ensuring care is co-ordinated with other services if necessary.

To provide a range of interventions across the integrated offender health model this includes primary care and wellbeing interventions where appropriate. To support and liaise with substance misuse team, primary care team and to deliver wellbeing interventions.

Act upon referrals from Prison based Primary Care staff, and external teams. Referrals are allocated through the weekly team meeting. The post holder will provide assessment, implementation and development of care programmes for individuals on their caseload.

To be aware of polices relating to vulnerable adults and mental capacity and to be able to work within this framework.

To be able to work within the Mental Health Act 1983 with a robust knowledge of how it is deployed within the criminal justice service

Be familiar with and ensure implementation of all local, regional and national policies, procedures and guidelines pertinent to all staff within area of responsibility and comply with their contents in the pursuit of the highest standards of patient care.

To ensure confidentiality is maintained at all times including all dissemination of information and records.

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