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Staff Nurse

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 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

A vacancy has arisen for a Staff Nurse to work within Beadnell Ward Mother and Baby Unit at St Georges Park, Morpeth.

Applicants for the post will be highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals. They will need to possess excellent communication skills and be able to contribute to the existing multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to develop and increase their knowledge and skills in this highly unique and specialist service

The unit provides assessment, care and treatment to pregnant and postnatal woman suffering from serious and acute mental illness, supporting their recovery and the enablement of motherhood.

Staff Nurses are given the opportunity to develop and increase their knowledge of perinatal mental illness. This will be achieved through training and a robust supportive supervision system.

Applicants for the post will be individuals who wish to work in this specialist field of nursing. They will be required to work across a 24 hour shift pattern and demonstrate a flexible attitude towards providing a needs led service.

Be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal and organisationalskills.

Be an active team player and have the ability to work on own initiative.

On commencement, you will receive induction to our services and mandatory training including PMVA and ILS.

Please note - this vacancy will close once an appropriate number of applications have been received.

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 note to apply for this role you must have the right to work in the UK. CNTW NHS Foundation Trust will not provide sponsorship for this role.

Please find attached job description for full details.

Advertising date : 14th November 2023

Closing date : 28th November 2023

We welcome your application.

Person Specification

Education and Qualification


  • Professional Nursing qualification e.g.RMN/RNMH/ RNLD
  • Continued professional development
  • Post registration clinical experience
  • Successfully completed the OSCE exam

Knowledge and Experience


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

Skills and Competencies


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

Employer details

Employer name

CNTW NHS Foundation Trust


St Georges Park Hospital


NE61 2NU

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