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Registered Nurses in Mental Health Practice are key to quality outcomes and experience of people who draw on care and support.

They work across different sectors and settings supporting people with mental health difficulties but are also a good source of information for individuals with complex needs where their mental health may be impacted by the nature of their condition. Every person who is supported in social care will struggle with their mental health from time to time and an understanding and awareness of mental health is key to supporting people when they do. 

Take a look at the different job roles and paths people are taking to start and develop their nursing careers in adult social care.


Roles of interest

Jacqui - Compliance Manager 

Setting: A group of residential and nursing care homes for people with dementia.
I have overall professional oversight of the CQC compliance of the homes. On a day-to-day basis this might mean reviewing care plans for newly admitted residents, completing audits or working towards the new CQC assessment...
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Jacqui profile

Share your nursing career journey with us!

We would love to know what inspired you to start a career in adult social care nursing, if you would like to share your journey with us complete  and email it to SocialCareNursing@skillsforcare.org.uk


Other resources and useful links

Registered nurses - Recognising the responsibilities and contribution of registered nurses within social care