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Senior Staff Nurse

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
27 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for Band 6 Senior Staff Nurses for our Mental Health Inpatient Ward in Longreach House, Redruth.

This ward is a 15 bedded unit with a multi-disciplinary team providing a safe place for older adults who are suffering with mental health difficulties for patients in Cornwall. It provides an exciting opportunity to support our older patients to receive high quality care in the County.

Cove Ward will provide care, treatment and support to over older adults experiencing mental illness following an admission. Facilities available include access to a gym, supported kitchen, activity space and a garden.

You could be part of this multi-disciplinary team, working to bring innovative, quality solutions to support older people with mental health conditions. You could work with our specialist team to look for future models and service developments to change care across Cornwall and Isles of Scilly in line with the 5 year forward view.

Main duties of the job

We now have a vacancy for a Senior Staff Nurse to work alongside the Ward Manager and wider team in making this new ward in the west of Cornwall a success.

Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate how they would work to provide a refreshed innovative, creative, dynamic and evidenced based service model within this environment.

An attractive relocation package may be available.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification



  • Current professional registration - NMC, HCPC
  • Professional qualification - RMN, RGN, OT, SW, SLT etc
  • Post graduate specialist training to degree level in relevant subject area
  • Supervisor/assessor qualification or working towards



  • Supervisory experience and/or qualification
  • Current experience of working in an inpatient environment post qualification
  • Experience of working with patients with complex and challenging needs

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Cove Ward, Longreach House


TR15 3ER

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