Are you a Registered Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurse looking for a supportive and dynamic place to work?
Then Tourmaline House could be the place for you.
Exciting opportunities for Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurses have risen in our Rehabilitation Ward (Tourmaline house at Ardenleigh ) .
We are currently seeking to recruit highly motivated, hardworking and compassionate staff nurses with a passion for Rehabilitation and skills development of patients. Nurses on Tourmaline work with in multi-disciplinary approach within Learning for Living Framework. Applicants must be Registered Mental Health or Learning disability Nurse and able to work in a challenging, dynamic and recovery focused environment
Tourmaline House is part if the pilot Blended Women Service within a Medium secure service environment. We provide care for people women who are experiencing a range of complex mental illness within a rehabilitation environment. We work in collaboration with Anawim and the FRIST team in supporting the Rehabilitation and Discharge Pathway of our service users.
You will need to demonstrate a range of skills including effective communication, empathy, self-awareness, clinical skills, and understanding of the Mental Health Act, risk assessment, compassion and critical self-reflection within a least restrictive environment.
Our Nurses provide a dynamic, pro-active and recovery focused ward aimed at providing a good quality of care in a safe and comfortable environment for our services users. We provide this service within the framework of the Essential Standards of Quality and Safety outlined by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our nurses are expected to embed the principles of Trauma Informed Care in managing therapeutic relationships with our services users. On Tourmaline, we encourage service user led interventions and promote active service user involvement in managing the ward environment and care delivery.
We work on a foundation of honesty and openness, and use our skills and experience to support our service users through their recovery journey(s) whilst working towards their safe discharge to the community.
In return, we will offer you a 6 months Preceptorship Programme for newly qualified nurses, Practice assessor and supervision training, regular management and clinical supervision, continues professional development and a supportive team to nurture your skills and talent. You will also be a valued member of the multi-disciplinary team working in collaboration with our service users, their families, and other professionals, internal and external multi-agencies. Our nurses are supported by active management presence on the ward/ site and support from other disciplines within the MDT.
Come and Join us