Registered Mental Health Nurse

Barts Health NHS Trust
£14.81 to £23.69 an hour
Closing date
20 Jun 2023

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Part Time
Mental Health Nurse Band 5 Newham University Hospital Barts Health NHS Trust

Barts Health NHS Trust are looking for a Registered Mental Health Nurse to join the committed team within their dynamic and renowned Newham University Hospital.

Main duties of the job

This is a fantastic chance for a qualified mental health nurse to undertake a challenging role within one of Londons leading centres for healthcare. If you are looking to evolve your skills within a specialist, focused environment, with a team who are devoted to supporting some of the most complex mental health issues, then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

About us

Barts Trust offer a range of specialist services and state-of-the-art facilities across their five London hospitals, providing quality healthcare to over 2.5 million people. Newham Hospital provide an impressive range of services, including emergency care, surgery, childrens health, womens health, maternity services, specialist medicine, long-term care, and a dedicated stroke unit. They run an impressive acute specialist service for mental healthcare, Newham Centre for Mental Health, to provide care for mental health crises and less critical admissions in a 24-hour, seven days a week, supporting, and safe environment. Newham Hospital also offer a range of other clinical services to help those struggling with their mental health, ensuring that all care is individualised, tailored to each patients unique needs, and promotes recovery and inclusion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • assessing and planning nursing care requirements
  • organising workloads
  • building relationships with, reassuring, and listening to and talking to patients
  • combating stigma and helping patients and their families manage it
  • administering medication
  • agreeing and reviewing care plans and monitoring progress
  • giving advice and arranging support for patients, relatives and carers
  • liaising with doctors, social workers and other professionals
  • assessing treatment success at case conferences and meetings
  • writing and updating patient records

Person Specification



  • Degree in Nursing

Additional Criteria


  • NMC Registration


  • Robust clinical knowledge, strong initiative, and a proactive approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Honesty and integrity, and a very caring patient-centred approach



  • At least 6 months NHS experience in that last 3 years, and experience working within mental healthcare department

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Newham University Hospital

Glen Road


E13 8SL

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