A Registered Mental Health Nurse, who possesses a wealth of experience in a variety of settings. In the NHS, worked in the Crisis Service with a focus on assessment and treatment of acutely mentally unwell and distressed individuals including mental health act assessments.
Worked jointly with the NHS and police service to establish and develop a street triage service with a focus on high quality patient service ensuring that the appropriate care pathway was followed. This included liaison between services to ensure the most appropriate treatment pathway for the patient.
Has worked directly for the police service in the occupational health unit as a mental health nurse which included assessment, treatment, recommendations, report writing, completion of annual psychological medicals and developing and delivering training for the police personnel.
In the private sector was employed as a deputy manager within a dementia unit of a care home. This included assessment of need, application for DOLs, management of staff such as supervisions. Currently working in the private sector as a Nurse Manager for a learning disability and autism hospital. In this post, manages four inpatient units including all staff management, participation in patient meetings including external, legal and internal meetings.