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Staff Nurse

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Staff Nurse at Summers View, a dynamic Rehab unit specialising in complex mental health needs.

Summersview is a 10 bed mental health rehabilitation unit. The team specialises in supporting people with enduring psychosis through their recovery journey, helping them to reach their optimum & their goals.

The unit has a full MDT which strives to deliver high quality compassionate care that promotes independence and recovery for people with Mental Health needs.


Main duties of the job

You will be able to demonstrate excellent assessment and risk management plans, be able to demonstrate your ability to work as a team player, promote the rights of individuals to receive care that addresses their need in the community. Therefore, good communication skills are essential to the role, the role demands the ability to problem solve and find creative means of addressing individual's needs. An opportunity for a mental health nurse to work in a pragmatic way to maintain patient's safety in the community.

About us

Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we'd like you to be part of it. To excel you will be an enthusiastic, caring and compassionate registered professional who is looking to work within a Trust that is ambitious to perform well and has been told by the Care Quality Commission that it is the fastest improving Mental Health Trust in the Country. Whether you are about to qualify, newly qualified or an experienced practitioner, we want to meet you and discuss the possibility of you joining this great Team.

Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.' Our teams pride themselves on compassion, team work and resilience. The Trust supports you by offering a flexible shift system including twilight shifts and compressed hours to support working families and our staff parking is free on all our main sites.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The unit will offer a full induction package with a supernumerary period. Training and competencies within the specialities and on-going support and professional development will be tailored to meet your individual needs individual CPD advice is available from our Practice Education Team. The CPD offer includes the option to rotate within the Trust to widen your breadth of experience, skills and knowledge.

On joining the Trust you will have access to our Preceptorship Programme to enable a smooth transition into your new role.

We are keen to show you any of our services and provide an opportunity to meet some team members, if you would like to arrange an informal visit prior to making an application please call Sandra Wright details below. Otherwise please submit your application and we guarantee an interview for all Qualified practitioners with relevant mental health experience.

In return we offer

A competitive progressive salary plus enhancements for unsociable hours and flexible working hours.

We cover the cost of your DBS Check (�44)

Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development (weekly CPD planned which includes topics such as working successfully with personality disorder what are the functions of self-harm coproducing WRAP plans with service users dementia care awareness and interventions to name a few)

Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts

Individual Personal Development Plan and Career Progression

Excellent pension scheme available

27- 33 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays (pro rata)

These are unique opportunities across all areas within the Directorate with some areas offering rotational posts if this is of interest.

Person Specification



  • Valid nursing (RMN/RGN/RNLD) registered qualification



  • Demonstrate the ability to carry out all care needs without direct supervision

Employer details

Employer name

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust


Summers View



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