Staff Nurse

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

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
It's an exciting time to join us here at Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (CNTW) as we continue to develop and invest in our services as well as our staff.

We are looking for caring, empathetic, enthusiastic and motivated individuals who have a passion to improve the lives of our patients. We have new opportunities for Registered Nurses and Doctors Trustwide across all of our inpatient services.

As a CNTW employee we will support you in your personal and career development. You'll have access to a great range of training opportunities through our in-house Academy including Coaching, Apprenticeships, and our Leadership Development Programme.

We are committed to improving the working lives and health and wellbeing of our staff and that's why we have our Thrive programme. Thrive is here to support your whole wellbeing which covers emotional, physical, psychological, financial, career and social aspects.

If you'd like to apply for one of our vacancies please complete your application. We look forward to hearing from you!

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a caring, compassionate and enthusiastic qualified Band 5 Staff Nurse (Registered Mental Health and Learning Disability Nurses) to work within the Neuro psychiatry inpatient service on Ward 2, Walkergate Park.

The regional service supports individuals who have neurological disorders for example: Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, MS, TBI and require specialist neuro psychiatry input. Presenting with a range of physical, cognitive, communication and emotional problems as well as challenging behaviours. We aim to provide a secure, and low stimulus environment that is suitable for people who require a full assessment of their needs including nursing, medical, psychology, OT, physio, SALT and dietetics.

Successful applicants must have a strong commitment to the delivery of high quality, safe patient care. Applicants should have an interest in working within Neurological care in a challenging but rewarding environment.

You will work in a highly supportive team and will be encouraged to access training opportunities to further develop your knowledge and skills.

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.

On commencement, you will receive a robust induction to our service, service specific training to equip you in the role you have applied for, as well as mandatory training including PMVA and ILS.

You will be well supported by the Team through regular Clinical and Managerial supervision, reflective practice and team debriefs, yearly appraisals to support both your personal and professional development.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo standard NHS pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Check.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find attached job description for full details.

Advertising date : 14th September 2023

Closing date : 28th 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


Walkergate Park

Benfield Road

Newcastle Upon Tyne


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