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Staff Nurse- Rampton Hospital

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum (+7,000 High Secure Allowance)
Closing date
19 Dec 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Rampton Hospital is one of three high secure hospitals in England and Wales, with three national services. With long term support and relationship building at the forefront of what we do, if you want to make a difference to our patients lives this is the role for you.

STAFF NURSE- RAMPTON HOSPITAL- �35,407-�41,581 per annum (inclusive of high secure allowance)

We are seeking to recruit Registered Band 5 Nurses, Mental Health and Learning Disability Nurses, to join our fantastic multi-disciplinary teams within the hospital, continuing to offer assessment, risk management, care, and treatment to aid recovery and step down to lesser conditions of security.

Main duties of the job

We are the only hospital in the country to provide high secure care to patients who are women, who are deaf or who have Learning Disabilities, alongside our Mental Health and Personality Disorder treatment pathways.

Rampton Hospital has 24 wards offering comprehensive assessment and recovery focussed individualised care and treatment packages for patients who experience a mental health disorder, personality disorder or learning disabilities combined with a history of offending behaviour.

We are looking for nurses to join our teams, in a challenging but rewarding role, to help reduce risk and make a difference to the lives of our patients.

Therefore, applicants will need to
  • the ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • deliver high quality nursing care with a compassionate and caring attitude within a High Secure setting
  • be committed and motivated to providing innovative care
  • promote and maintain high standards of care through excellent communication, motivation, supervision and role modelling

We want to help our staff reach their full potential and are committed to providing the support, skills and development needed to succeed. This includes a supportive and strong health and well-being team, a developing staff voice group and a robust preceptorship package.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

Do you want to make a difference?Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day.

Benefits of working at Rampton Hospital:
  • A Trust allowance of �7,000 per annum will be paid in addition to your salary.
  • Relocation support is provided of up to �8,000 to help with buying or renting your new home.
  • Annual leave of 27 days plus bank holidays (this will increase up to 33 days depending on NHS service and in accordance with A4C terms and conditions)
  • Pension scheme
  • Excellent preceptorship package - and first year of professional registration fees will be paid
  • Flexible working
  • Superb Health and Well-Being team to access to support your transition into Rampton
  • Robust induction and training
  • Free car parking - with a limited number of electric points if charging required
  • Lots of green space around the hospital aiding mental wellbeing
  • Access to gym and swimming pool and gym classes at certain times
  • Close to A1 for ease of commuting

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Your role as a Registered Nurse would include:
  • Planning, implementing, promoting and evaluating safe, creative and effective treatment plans in collaboration with the patients diverse needs, their carers and other professionals.
  • Interventions will be evidence based and designed to reduce stress and anxiety, manage risk and aid recovery.
  • Maintaining accurate, timely and relevant clinical records both written and computerised. To maintain the safe custody of healthcare records.
  • Responsible for the safe monitoring, management and administration of medication as required by Trust policy.
  • Being aware of and apply the principles of Infection Prevention and Control and to comply with policy, procedure and guidance.
  • Obtaining and interpreting physical Healthcare observations
  • Demonstrating and being responsible for the safe application of relevant, up-to-date legislation including the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty, safeguarding etc

This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

Person Specification



  • Registered Qualification in RNMH/ RMN/RNLD with the NMC or a third year nursing student expected to Qualify.
  • Maintains current registration with the NMC


  • Demonstrate continued professional development to maintain professional registration



  • Willingness to undertake new clinical practices, education and training that will enhance service delivery


  • Evidence of recent post registration training



  • Understand current mental health legislation
  • Experience of working with people with a mental health issues, or personality disorders
  • Demonstrates satisfactory clinical expertise for the banding.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments
  • Knowledge of the nursing 6 c's


  • Awareness of national and local issues impacting of nursing care



  • Good oral and written communication
  • Evidence of good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Rampton Hospital


DN22 0HT

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