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Staff Nurse

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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The Mental Health division of Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust comprises of three directorates; Adult Mental Health, Mental Health Services for Older People and Specialist Services. More than 2,800 dedicated staff provide vital and integral healthcare services for our patients in a variety of settings, ranging from community through to acute wards, covering a vast geographical area.

We're investing heavily in our staff, facilities and patient care. As we move into this new chapter, we need a strong, motivated and compassionate workforce to reflect our core values of Honesty, Compassion, Trust, Respect and Teamwork. There has never been a better time to join our growing team.

We have exciting opportunities across different specialities and services, with an emphasis on career development and progression. We want to help our staff reach their full potential, and are committed to providing the support, skills and development needed to succeed.

Main duties of the job

The IDD service provides specialist care for those aged over 18 with intellectual disabilities and neurodevelopmental conditions, focusing on those whose needs cannot be met by a mainstream provision. We work to improve the mental and physical wellbeing of our service users, providing treatment and support on less complex needs, specialist time-limited care to those with more complex difficulties, and intensive intervention and care coordination to those with the most severe and complex needs.

Within the IDD Service, we take a professional approach to meeting individual needs and ensuring that people receive the support they require to live a fulfilling life within their local community. Assessment and treatment is delivered by our Community Learning Disability Teams across Nottinghamshire. Where there has been an increase in risk or deterioration and the mental health issues cannot be managed in the community, then assessment and treatment is delivered in our inpatient Unit.
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.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

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. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description
Job responsibilities
RMN/RNLD Staff Nurse,Band 5
Orion Unit, Highbury Hospital, Nottingham, NG6 9DR
Permanent Contracts,Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Are you a Registered Staff Nurse who:
Is looking for a new opportunity to work in a team that will help develop you to achieve your goals to become the best you can be?
Wants a nursing career delivering great healthcare that you can take pride in and enjoy?
Would like a role where no two days are the same, with plenty to keep you engaged and motivated, but also a good amount of routine?
If so, then the Orion Unit at Highbury Hospital Intellectual Disabilities Service is the place to begin or continue your registered nursing career.

As a qualified member of our established Inpatient Assessment & Treatment Team, you will have opportunity to undertake an enjoyable and rewarding job, whilst develop specialist skills and make a real difference for some of the most vulnerable people in society.

If you want to come and visit our unit and meet the team, or have an informal chat about the role, please contact:- Orion Unit Reception on 0115 854 22 51

Person Specification
  • Professional Qualification (Mental Health/Learning Disabilities/General) to degree level or equivalent
  • Maintains current registration with NMC

  • Demonstrate continued professional development to maintain professional registration

  • Demonstrates satiffactory clinical expertise for the banding

  • Specialist and area specific experience

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Diplomatic, caring & sympathetic
  • Ability to be flexible and handle conflict issues
  • Good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care.
  • IT skills

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

  • Knowledge and understandingof current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments
  • Knowledge of the nursing 6 c's

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