Job Details: Depaul: Registered General / Psychiatric Nurse - Dublin Services


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Depaul: Registered General / Psychiatric Nurse - Dublin Services
[Depaul]

 

Depaul believes that everyone should have a place to call home and a
stake in their community. Our aim is to work with those who are
socially excluded and marginalised by providing a quality led service
in order to produce the best possible outcomes for those accessing our
services. We strive to empower our service users to make choices and
decisions about the way they live their lives. We work in partnership
with central and local government, housing associations and other
non-governmental organisations.

Depaul is an equal opportunities employer, we offer a standard **Apply
on the website** hour working week, generous leave entitlements and a
pension scheme. We support all staff with regular supervision and core
training.

DEPAUL WISHES TO RECRUIT TO THE FOLLOWING ROLE:

REGISTERED GENERAL/PSYCHIATRIC NURSE
ALL DUBLIN SERVICES – PRIMARY LOCATION SUNDIAL HOUSE

**Apply on the website** month Fixed Term Contract; Subject to Funding
Full time – **Apply on the website** hours, Mon-Fri **Apply on the
website** with some flexibility required.
Part time/flexible hours/job sharing will also be considered

SALARY €**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**,**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**.**APPLY ON
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1. ROLE:

The post holder will provide on-site nursing support to staff and
service users around health related issues and supervision of Health
Care Assistants.

2. KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

* Under the Health Initiative, maintaining a high standard of nursing
care at Sundial house and any other Depaul service that the
post-holder will be working in, by providing skilled nursing
assessment and intervention around Chronic Disease Management.
* To develop clinical expertise through nursing practice and
multidisciplinary working, to support individuals with complex health
needs
* To maintain a high standard of professional and ethical
responsibility. Working within the scope of nursing practice as
specified by NMBI to develop Clinical Governance and care standards
specific to the needs of the setting.
* To support the staff team around health related care planning and
maintaining a high standard of care including ongoing review, referral
and discharge planning, hospital liaison and management of GP clinic.
* To advocate, refer and co-ordinate appropriate mainstream health
services e.g. Primary care teams, community and specialist mental
health services, Allied health services and inpatient/outpatient
services.
* To support referral to treatment services including alcohol detox,
drug stabilisation, Intermediate Care/Respite and completion of
related paperwork in conjunction with keyworker and GP.
* To actively participate development and implementation of best
practice in line with Clinical Governance with regards to homeless
health service delivery.
* To prepare and update nursing specific care plans in conjunction
with the Clinical Nurse Manager and local management team. To oversee
and review personal care provision provided by Health Care Assistants.
* Commitment to continuing professional development, quality
standards and empowering others
* Promoting and assisting with Health Promotion, education and
Screening events: seasonal flu and vaccination programmes, Blood borne
virus/STI testing, TB screening and other National Screening Services
* Assisting and supporting service users to engage with community
and hospital based appointments including on site GP service where
required

THE ABOVE LIST IS NOT EXHAUSTIVE; ADDITIONAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
MAY BE ADDED OVER TIME AND FLEXIBILITY TO COVER FOR OTHER STAFF ROLES
IS REQUIRED FROM TIME TO TIME.

3. PERSON REQUIREMENTS:

* Have at least 1 years’ experience post registration working in
the community, primary care or residential setting desirable.
(ESSENTIAL)
* Have active registration with NMBI. (ESSENTIAL)
* Have a good standard of education. Have an understanding of harm
reduction and low threshold working.
* Have an understanding of health issues related to homelessness and
the complexities they may present.
* Understanding of risk management principles and infection control.
* Capable of responding calmly in a crisis and use your own
initiative to deal with incidents as they arise
* Be able to work as part of a team understanding the importance of
team communication.
* Have an understanding of Health and Safety and the health and
safety requirements within a residential setting working
* Have a knowledge and understanding of the vision, mission and
values of Depaul.

_As this is a Category A service for service users with a high level
of medical needs, there is a requirement to be fully vaccinated in
order to work here. Depaul has many other services which are not
categorised as Cat A where vaccination status is not a requirement,
please see our recruitment page here (insert link) for further details
if this role does not suit._

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ONLINE APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Please apply through our online application process which can be
found on our website – our full job description is also included


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Type: Permanent
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Category: Health

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