Job opportunity: Neuro Rehabilitation Nurse

Posted in Special Feature on 12th Feb 2017

 

Job Title: Neuro Rehabilitation Nurse (NHS), Neuropsychiatry Team (LU) Band 5

Main area: Neuropsychiatry

Grade: Band 5

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Job ref: 334-RMN-692288-MD

Site: Bethlem Royal Hospital

Town: Beckenham, London

Salary: £25,681 – £33,057 pa inc Outer HCAs

Closing Date: 22/05/2017 23:59

We deliver specialist neuro rehabilitation services to provide assessment, investigation and treatment for patients with: a neurological disorder, a mental illness or other neuropsychiatric conditions.

You will gain a deeper understanding of Neurological illness and as a direct result of acquired brain injury and how it often influences a patient’s behaviour for example from head injury, hypoxia or a cerebrovascular accident and young onset dementia including Huntington’s disease.

Your goals as the neuro-rehabilitation nurse will assist individuals with disability and/or chronic illness to attain and maintain maximum function and independence. Your excellent skills as a neuro – rehabilitation nurse means you will contribute to and implement treatment strategies that are based on scientific nursing theory related promoting physical, psychosocial, and neurological wellbeing.

As the nurse in charge you will have the ability to manage complex situations and supervise HCAs and students. You will be a strong advocate for patients, while providing a therapeutic environment for their continued rehabilitation.

You know how to build a therapeutic and meaningful relationship with a patient who comes to you with significant physical and psychological difficulties but with your active involvement in both the planning and delivery of their care means the patient will have improved outcomes.

We want you to maintain your knowledge and skills as part of this role we offer specialist training in managing and supporting this patient group.

We invite you to visit our ward to see the great work that the team that you will join is doing. We welcome applications from qualified RMNs, RNLDs or newly qualified students qualifying in 6 months.

If successful at shortlisting stage you will be invited to an assessment on the Friday, 16th June 2017 at the ORTUS learning and events centre.

Ward Name & Location: Lishman Unit, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Beckenham (Croydon)

Patient Age Range: From 18 years

Patient Gender: Mixed ward