Staff Nurse

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We offer an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic, dynamic and committed registered mental health nurses to work as part of Adult Secure Services at Oswin Medium Secure Personality Disorder Service at St Nicholas Hospital in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Please be aware the service is relocating to Northgate Hospital, Morpeth in the coming months. We have available staff nurse posts on Oswin MSU, an 11 bedded Medium Secure Ward which focuses on the recovery and rehabilitation of patients transferred from HMP.

Secure Care Services are part of Central Locality and are developing a number of exciting new services over the coming months that enables the continued growth in preparation for the CEDAR new build at Northgate hospital in Morpeth, Northumberland.

We are looking for a motivated, hard-working and enthusiastic Registered Mental Health Nurses with excellent values to support adults in a busy Medium Secure Ward. You must have excellent communication skills, be reliable, punctual and work well within a team, whilst being adaptable to changing situations. You will need to be able to work calmly and efficiently within a busy and intensive environment dealing with unpredictable situations whilst remaining focused on providing a person centred approach to care and treatment.

Main duties of the job

The service has a holistic, therapeutic approach which encourages engagement and co-production. There will be robust MDT process in place enabling the pathway to be person centred, focussing on hope and rehabilitation supporting patients to have a voice.

About us

We aim to attract and retain a diverse, talented and committed workforce, who are caring and compassionate, and therefore able to meet the demands of the modern NHS now and in the future. In return we can offer a dynamic working environment in which to build a career.

You will have access to training opportunities both facilitated by the trust and the Offender Personality Disorder pathway.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find attached job description for full details.

Advertising date : 12th September 2023

Closing date : 26th September 2023

We welcome your application.

Person Specification

Education and Qualification


  • Professional Nursing qualification e.g.RMN/RNMH/ RNLD
  • Continued professional development

Knowledge and Experience


  • Experience of working with service users with complex mental health/learning disability needs
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Mental Health/ Learning Disabilities needs

Skills and Competencies


  • Good interpersonal and Communication skills
  • Collaborative working
  • Time Management
  • Risk Assessment/ Management

Employer details

Employer name

CNTW NHS Foundation Trust


Northgate Hospital


NE61 3BP

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