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Registered Mental Health Nurse

  • Full time
  • £35,500
  • On site: Alford
  • Closing 7th July 2024

  • Advertised from 14th June 2024
  • Permanent


Opening in Autumn 2024, we are seeking an exceptional individual to support the opening of a brand new Care Inspectorate registered residential rehabilitation service in West Aberdeenshire. You'll be supported by a charitable organisation with extensive experience in launching and managing top-tier registered care services.

Aligned with our vision of empowering individuals impacted by substance use and associated needs, we're collaborating with national and local partners to deliver safe and effective residential care services. Your role will be pivotal in ensuring that every individual we support receives the highest quality of care and guidance.

About You

Are you ready to make a profound impact on people's lives? We're seeking an extraordinary person to support the success of our new residential rehab service. Your experience should include:

  • Registered nurse with at least 3years post qualification experience, current and valid registration with the NMC and a legal right to work in the UK
  • A clear understanding of the need for and ability to deliver high quality person-centred recovery services
  • Demonstrable experience or interest in the addiction field
  • A willingness to learn recovery principles and how these can be supported by clinicians
  • A burning passion for creating positive change and improving lives

Your Rewards

  • Starting salary of £35,500 with opportunity to access potential yearly salary increase
  • 25 days annual leave (rising yearly + bank holidays), benefits package, and continuous training opportunities
  • Access to employee assistance programs and wellbeing activities
  • The chance to be part of a collaborative team dedicated to making a difference
  • Potential relocation package if you are not in the area - get in touch to discuss

The Role

  • Monday to Friday role
  • To deliver responsive mental health interventions within the residential service and formulate appropriate aftercare plans and support; identifying individual, family and service needs through capacity assessments, monitoring tools, risk assessment and management plans (RAMPs) and ongoing recovery planning tools
  • To support the therapeutic team with recovery planning processes, including assessing, planning and implementing various interventions whilst managing clients’ mental health needs. Contributing to and taking a lead role alongside managers in clinical meetings and handovers.
  • To pro-actively consult and then assist in designing programmes responsive to individual and group needs in conjunction with the organisations Clinical Interventions Team. Offering a varied programme for example nutrition, sleep, anxiety management, exercise, behavioural and health & wellbeing interventions etc
  • To develop therapeutic alliances with clients to support their individual recovery journeys, offering health promotion, harm reduction advice, screening and discharge planning
  • Contribute to the service delivering a trauma informed care approach; with trauma resolution interventions
  • To respond to clinical and medical emergencies, managing crisis as first line intervention and assessing risk and safeguarding concerns

The Service

Our state-of-the-art facility will offer 27 beds for individuals seeking transformative recovery journeys. With a focus on nature and the environment, and with 1.2 acres of land on site, our Recovery through Nature projects will provide a holistic approach to healing. Plus, staff amenities such as onsite bedrooms and a brand-new gym ensure a supportive and enriching work environment.

About Phoenix Futures

Join a legacy of over 50 years in providing rehabilitation services. At Phoenix Futures, we're committed to rebuilding capacity in the residential rehab sector across England and Scotland. Your dedication will contribute to our mission of delivering hope and transformation to individuals and families affected by addiction. We believe in being the best, we are passionate about recovery, and we value our history.

Read more about our history and guiding principles on our website here

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