As a Mental Health Nurse, you will be responsible for planning and providing support and medical and nursing care to people who have a range of mental health issues. Mental health nurses support people with issues ranging from anxiety and depression to personality and eating disorders.
When you’re a nurse, no two days are the same. You’ll work with different people every day, improving the lives of patients and advancing medical innovation and care. As a trained healthcare professional, you’ll lead teams and take on senior positions of responsibility. That’s why nurses are one of the most important parts of our health services.
As a mental health nurse, you’ll plan and deliver treatment for patients with a range of mental health conditions.
People coming into the profession want to be hands on, Mental Health Nurses are not restricted to sessions or formal appointments – they are seeking to hold the hope, to influence recovery wherever the person, their family and social networks are.
You can with the NHS or go private. Mental Health Nurses are registered to the NMC as a RMN - Registered Mental health Nurse