An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mental Health Nurse to apply for a Band 6 position within the inpatient wards. We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic nurse to join the team.
The post is 37.5 hours per week and involves working a rotational shift system including night duties.
You will be responsible for delivering high quality clinical care to service users and their families and carers. You will participate in therapeutic group work programmes as well as taking the lead where appropriate. You will be required to administer medication and assess each individuals' care needs in order to develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care. You will also be required to support student nurses on placement.Main duties of the job
As a Band 6 you will be expected to supervise members of the ward team. Strong leadership characteristics should be evident. There will also be opportunity for leadership development.
For more information please contact:
Jacinta Welsby (Laurel ward manager)
01743 210000About us
By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by:
? Supporting your career development and progression.? Excellent NHS Pension scheme? Generous maternity, paternity, adoption leave? Options for flexible working? Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity topurchase additional annual leave.? Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources? If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients.? Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured andmaintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate? Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reducedby the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paidat business rates? Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k? Free car parking at all trust sites? Free flu vaccination every year? Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to�250 (if the criteria is met)10% golden hello on appointment (5% 1st month and 5% on month 12)
Relocation packages available up to �8,000 (terms and conditions apply)
We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
As a Registered Mental Health Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering high quality clinical service to service users and their families and carers. You will participate in therapeutic group work programmes as well as taking the lead where appropriate. You will be required to administer medication and assess each individuals care needs in order to develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care. You will also be required to support student nurses on placement.
Redwoods Centre is situated in the rural town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The hospital offers mental health care and treatment across a variety of different age ranges and presentation. The current wards we are recruiting to are:
- Laurel Ward is a mixed gender, Acute inpatient ward made up of 16 beds.
Each of the ward teamsare multi-disciplinary, including Psychologists, Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Support Workers, Consultant Psychiatrists, to name just a few.
You may already live in Shropshire or are considering relocation to an idyllic semi-rural location.
If you would like to arrange an informal visit to one of our friendly teams / sites or would like further information, we would love to hear from you.Person SpecificationNMC RegistrationEssential Practice assessorEssential LeadershipDesirable ExperienceDesirable
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience of providing care and interventions within a health setting including specialist mental health settings
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation TrustAddress
The Redwoods centre
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