It’s my job to promote recovery and support people dealing with mental health issues. It’s not always possible, but my aim is to help them have more involvement and control over their condition.
Excellent interpersonal communication
Other roles mental health nursing could lead to:
Substance misuse nurse
Forensic mental health nurse
Early intervention nurse
Dementia care nurse
Children and young people's mental health nurse
Community mental health nurse
What training do I need to become a mental health nurse?
A Mental Health Nursing degree and to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Funding packages are available for eligible nursing and midwifery degree students including a non-means tested and non-repayable bursary which will rise to £10k per year, from 2020/21. For more info, visit Student Awards Agency Scotland and check out our handy guide.
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