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Staff Nurse

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Kinver Centre, St Georges Hospital, Corporation Street, Stafford
£25,655 - 31,534
Closing date
2 Jul 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Specialist Eating Disorder In-patient Unit, Eating Disorders Service

Based at The Kinver Centre, Stafford

Band 5


Are you looking for a new challenge?

Do you want to further develop your skills and competencies as a Registered Nurse?

Do you want to be part of a dynamic forward thinking team?

Subject to experience and knowledge salary on appointment will be considered

Welcome to MPFT Payment available – £5,000**

** Welcome to MPFT Payment – up to half paid on commencement of role and remainder paid following 12 months of employment

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Staff Nurse (RMN) to join our Specialist Eating Disorder Service In-patient Unit, The Kinver Centre. The Kinver Centre consists of a dynamic MDT, providing innovative treatment to bring about long lasting change and recovery for patients with eating disorders. Specialist interventions include supporting with patient nutrition and managing the complexities of the impact of malnutrition on physical health. Training on this will be provided.

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, self-motivated and innovative individual with a genuine interest in working in the specialist field of eating disorders. This individual may have experience working within Eating Disorders Services or be keen to develop their skills in both physical health and specialist psychiatric care.

About the role

This is an exciting role. It will require you to work shift patterns that include rotation onto nights, weekends and bank holidays and is full of professional and personal reward. It will provide lots of variety from planning, implementing and evaluating the holistic care provided to our patients through to supporting them at meal times and throughout their stay within our In-patient Unit.

About you - Do you:

  • · Relish a role where no two days are ever the same?
  • · Thrive being part of a diverse and dynamic multi-disciplinary team?
  • · Aspire to achieving the best possible outcomes for patients?
  • · Are flexible and your approach is person-centred?
  • · Desire to develop and learn new skills and to use these to improve care to patients?
  • · Feel confident working in an environment that can, at times, be challenging.

If so, then this role is for you!

What we offer:

We offer a rewarding job which will support on-going professional development at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Supporting the wellbeing and work life balance of our team is extremely important to us as is ensuring your continued professional development. Upon appointment, we will provide you with a bespoke induction and training package so your integration to the team is seamless and smooth. We will provide eating disorder specific training and regular clinical supervision. We also offer a preceptorship programme for newly qualified Registered Nurses and, subject to experience, will consider salary on appointment.

In addition, we are a high achieving Trust and invested in our staff. Our Nursing Strategy regularly identifies development opportunities for the nursing workforce. Supporting this, the Eating Disorder service offers a clear career path to support our workforce to develop into senior roles both in Leadership and Management and Advanced Clinical Practice.

Our services comprise both Out-patient treatment from Staffordshire and Shropshire and the In-patient Service in Stafford. We are also the lead provider for the West Midlands Eating Disorders Provider Collaborative, with the Clinical Lead for this working within our team and across both our Out-patient and In-patient services.

As a Band 5 Nurse, you will find that much of your time is spent in face to face contact with our patients as this job puts patient care central to all that we do.

If you are a Nurse who wants to develop your therapeutic skills in a meaningful way that can further your career in the caring role, then please give us a call to discuss this position further.

We understand that as a specialist service it may be difficult to fully gain an understanding of the role and supporting patients with an eating disorder. We would therefore like to invite any Student and Registered Nurses that are interested in the role to visit the ward or undertake a shadow shift prior to application.

For further information please contact:

Service Manager – Ruth Vukmirovic, Kinver Centre: 01785 783113

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