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Staff Nurse - RMN/RNMH (Older People Community)

6 month Fixed term or Secondment opportunity!

We are looking for a Staff Nurse (RMN/RNMH) who is motivated and dedicated to work within the current team or someone who want's to up skill themselves with the knowledge around dementia and delivering psycho-educational groups to those with an organic and functional illness.

The successful candidate will be fully supported with their training, upskilling them into the post - you will have an experienced team member to support and guide you and opportunity to shadow and learn on the job.

Although this is a full time position working Monday-Friday, 08.30-16.30, we will consider applications for 3 or 4 days a week. Please speak to us to find out what we can offer.

We are a small team and passionate about the service we deliver. As a part of this team, you would contribute to the continued development and promotion of the Day Service.

You will join our established team to deliver a professional service to individuals, primarily over the age of 65, who have an organic or functional mental health condition.

Please seek approval from your employer/line manager before making a secondment application

Main duties of the job

If you are keen to deliver psycho-educational sessions in a variety of groups, for those with an organic or functional illness, be proactive, assertive and work closely in line with the community mental health framework and dementia pathway, then this job may be ideal for you.

This post will allow you to be flexible and adaptable to suit your style of working to deliver sessions that are evidence-based.

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD' overall, commenting on how our colleagues treated patients with compassion and kindness and felt positive and proud about working for the trust.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years' service
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBT+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please review the Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click ON APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account

This post is based over two sites in Ilkeston and Derby working with older adults predominately over the age of 65 with organic and functional illnesses.

As a Staff Nurse, you will be working alongside other Staff Nurses, Lead Nurses, OTs, Nursing Assistants and Admin, receiving and providing guidance and supervision as required.

Person Specification



  • RMN / RNMH



  • Knowledge and experience within older adult care - organic and functional
  • Assessment skills


  • Experience of group work
  • Relevant, post-qualification experience

Employer details

Employer name

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Midway/Dovedale Day Services

London Road

Derby and Ilkeston


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