Nursing posts in Adult Mental Health and Social Care (FOI)
Nursing posts in Adult Mental Health and Social Care (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 19 January 2023.
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I would like to find out more about the nursing posts in Adult Mental Health and Adult Social Care. In particular:
How many nursing posts are occupied in a) adult mental health and b) adult social care broken down by grade. e.g., grade 4, grade 5, etc.
How many nursing posts are currently vacant in a) adult mental health and b) adult social care broken down by grade. e.g., grade 4, grade 5, etc.?
For nursing posts that are grade 7 or above, can you detail the exact post titles in adult mental health and adult social care. Can you confirm the start dates of staff in these posts, who were on the interview panels and the grades of these posts? Can you share the job descriptions for each post and date of job evaluation? Can you confirm that all staff in these posts meet all the essential criteria as per the JD and evaluated grade?
Can you confirm how many staff completed on island nurse training in 2021 and 2022. How many of these have gone to work in a) adult mental health and b) adult social care?
How many complaints have there been about nurses in adult mental health and adult social care in 2021 and 2022?
The figures provided in response to questions A ad B are taken from the Finance Establishment Data for October 2022, as the data held on record upon receipt of this request.
The table below shows the Full Time Equivalent (FTE) nursing post occupancy in Adult Mental Health and Adult Social Care. Where numbers are small, disclosure control has been applied to protect the privacy of individuals and numbers fewer than five are represented as ‘<5’. Article 25 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 has been applied.
|Care Group||Grade||In Post FTE|
It is important to note that there a number of other posts within the Adult Mental Health and Social Care structure that are occupied by nurses, but due to the role being available to a range of professionals from various professional backgrounds they are not classified as nursing posts (for example, a Community Team Manager role requires a professional clinical qualification, but could be a nurse, Occupational Therapist or social worker).
The table below shows Full Time Equivalent (FTE) nursing post vacancies in Adult Mental Health and Adult Social Care.
|Care Group||Grade||Vacant FTE|
The table below details the job title and grade for Adult Mental Health and Adult Social Care nursing posts at grade 7 or above.
|Advanced Clinical Practitioner Alcohol and Drugs||NM07|
|Community Liaison Nurse Lead||NM07|
|Head of Service – Community Mental Health ||NM08|
|Head of Inpatient Services – Mental Health ||NM08|
|Learning Disabilities Manager||NM08|
|Nurse Team Leader||NM07|
|Ward Manager - Orchard House||NM07|
|Ward Manager - Beech Ward||NM07|
|Ward Manager - Cedar Ward||NM07|
|Team Leader - Nursing - Residential Care||NM07|
Please see below job descriptions, as requested.
The Lead Nurse job description relates to the Head of Service roles. The title ‘Lead Nurse’ has been replaced by ‘Head of Service’.
There is no specific job description for Ward Manager of the wards listed in the table. A job description for an equivalent role and pay grade of Senior Sister / Charge Hand in Theatres has been provided.
It should be noted that some of the roles listed are paid at Civil Service (CS) grades when they are not clinical nursing practice roles.
Determination of staff meeting the essential criteria detailed within the relevant job description is made upon application to the role, by interview panels, and by line managers through ongoing supervision and professional assessment.
Details of start date for each post-holder have not been provided, as this constitutes each employee’s personal information. Article 25 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 has been applied.
Details of interview panels are not routinely held for longer than 12 months, so are not available for all posts detailed in the table above. Article 3 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law applies in this respect.
For appointments which took place in the past 12 months, the following records are held for those involved in recruitment and selection:
Head of Inpatient Services – Mental Health
- Andy Weir, Director of Mental Health and Adult Social Care
- Associate Chief Nurse
- Associate Director of Human Resources
Ward Manager- Cedar Ward
- Acting Head of Inpatient Services – Mental Health
- Ward Manager – Beech Ward
- Human Resources Business Partner
Government of Jersey employees below the level of Tier 1 and 2 (equivalent to Director levels) are protected from identification for the purposes of Freedom of Information disclosure, and therefore, Article 25 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 applies. The roles held by all individuals involved have been supplied.
19 student nurses graduated in 2021 and 12 student nurses graduated in 2022. All graduates have been appointed to roles in their field of practice. None of these appointments have been in Adult Mental Health or Adult Social Care.
There have been 12 complaints about or including nursing staff in Adult Mental Health or Adult Social Care since January 2021.
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