Registered Psychiatric Nurse (C0308)

  • Dublin
  • Merchants Quay Ireland
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Title: Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Women’s Services – MQIResponsible for: Provision of Psychiatric Nursing Services in MQI Women’s Services – Jane’s PlaceObjective: To promote mental health recovery and the enhancement of the quality of life for service users. To work as part of the team in delivering a quality mental health service for women living in homelessness. This is a wonderful opportunity for a mental health nurse to be part of an established clinical team developing a unique service aimed at improving the lives and mental health of people experiencing homelessness and addiction.  It is an opportunity to work alongside the wider Merchants Quay team, both clinical and non-clinical, and other professionals working within the sector to develop much needed recovery focused support programs for this vulnerable group of people in Irish society.  This role does offer flexible working hours.Main responsibilities:  Work as part of the Merchants Quay Ireland team to develop and implement mental health services and programs for clients within this unique service. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individualized client, person-centered care programsAct as an advocate for clients, provide information to empower them in decision making, goalsetting and problem solving in order to optimize their chance of recovery.Develop and implement a recovery based program to support clients into long term mental health recovery and out of homelessness (WRAP – Wellness, Recovery Action Plan)Participate in the development of protocols and guidelines, and the setting of professional nursing standards.Contribute to, implement, monitor and review the development of risk assessments  for clientsHave a working knowledge of The Mental Health Act as it applies to the role as well as an understanding of The National Drug Strategy.Provide education and information to clients and their families as required.Developing, in consultation with clients, flexible and achievable care plans which are person-centered and adhere to agreed guidelines.Onward referral for service users as required and relevant to their identified goalsRelevant administrative work such as up to date case notes, and monthly reporting.The above job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post of Registered Psychiatric Nurse. Qualifications:The candidate must be registered in the Psychiatric Division of the Register of Nurses and Midwives maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board Ireland (NMBI)Desirable:Understanding of the issues faced by clients living in homelessness with mental health and/or addiction issues.Experience of managing a caseload of service users with complex needs.  Salary: Competitive salary for the right candidate and depending on relevant experienceHours: 39 hours full-time hours. Will consider part time hours for the right candidate.Days: Monday to FridayLocation: Merchants Quay Ireland Women’s Service.  What does Merchants Quay Ireland offer as an employer?  Fulfilling and challenging workPaid Family Leave, where applicable (Maternity, Paternity, Adoptive, Force Majeure  and Compassionate Leave)Competitive SalariesEmployee Assistance Program(EAP)Sick Pay SchemeEducational Assistance (Study and Examination Leave, Scholarship Foundation)Death In Service (from commencement of employment)Minimum 23 days Annual LeaveDefined Contribution Pension Scheme (after 6 months)Flexible Working Arrangements If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form attached to this ad and email to with a copy of your up-to-date CV attached by 5pm, 28th July 2023. Please ensure to include the following title in the subject line of your email ‘Application for Registered Psychiatric Nurse Women’s Services – C0308'. Applications that do not have this title may fail to be shortlisted.  Management reserve the right to amend or change this job description as required. This Position is subject to Garda Clearance. Merchants Quay Ireland is an equal opportunity employer