My job is all about helping
people with mental health problems while they remain
in the community. The essence of the role is to help
them to function successfully in the world and to live
Additionally, my job involves
management of other nursing staff and liaison with multi-disciplinary
team members such as social services and voluntary/statutory
I also have to supervise other
staff and identify their training needs, offer advice
and make recommendations to other departments and disciplines.
Top management also rely on
the feedback that I can give along with my colleagues
to identify service gaps and make recommendations for
reducing those gaps for the patients' benefit.