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Newly Qualified Mental Health Nurse

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year Per Annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are a provider of high quality mental health, community and learning disability services across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven. We work with individuals, their carers and our partners to ensure that people get the right care, in the right place with the right support. We share the common goal of becoming the leading provider of integrated care for people of all ages with mental or physical health needs.Based in Lynfield Mount Hospital:Clover Ward - Clover Ward is an award-winning Specialist Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, for patients over the age of 18 who have been detained under the mental health act.Ashbrook/Oakburn/Maplebeck - Oakburn and Maplebeck Wards are separate Male and Female wards for people aged 18-65 dealing with acute mental Health difficulties.

Closing Date: 27th June 2022

Shortlisting Date: 28th June 2022

Interview Date: W/C 4th July 2022

Main duties of the job

About youWe're looking to hear from:Band 5 RMN:- Degree or equivalent within mental health nursing or currently undergoing nurse training- NMC registration and a valid live pin (or working towards)- NHS experience as a Band 5 RMNYou will need to be resilient, compassionate and dedicated to providing holistic care. Patient focused and driven to helping encourage recovery of our patients.

We offer free DBS checks.

About us

Bradford District Care Trust is an award-winning Trust that provides a range of innovative services that have been recognised as best practice nationally. As a provider of care for people of all ages who have mental and/or community health needs we are dedicated to providing a high-quality service, close to where people live and as much as possible tailored to an individual's needs.The Trust's purpose is to create connected communities and help people to feel as healthy as they can be at every point in their lives and our vision is to connect people to the best quality care, when and where they need it and be a national role model as an employer and provide our staff with the best place to work.Everything we do is underpinned by our core values:We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value differenceWe Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needsWe Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

Job description Job responsibilities

Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care to patients for whom he/she is identified as named nurse. Holds delegated responsibility for management of the ward on a shift basis. Contributes to the supervision and development of junior staff. Helps to ensure the safety of the ward and unit environments.

The Covid-19 vaccination remains the best line of defence against Covid-19 to protect individuals, colleagues, patients, and communities, and the Trust encourages staff to take up the offer of being fully vaccinated. Please note all staff members who are working in healthcare premises, working with patients/service users and/or undertaking patient/service user visits will be required to take a twice weekly Lateral Flow Test, and to produce evidence of their negative test result on request. If you have any concerns about whether this affects your eligibility to undertake a role with the Trust, you may wish to contact the recruiting manager to discuss this further. Staff are able to order LFT kits through the Government website free of charge.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental Nursing Certificate (RMN)
  • Current Registration on part 3 or part 13 of NMC register
  • Registered Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD)
  • ENB 998 or other teaching certificate. Accredited counselling course or equivalent.
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working in a mental health setting either substantively or through placement.
  • For entry onto start of Band 5 as per qualification specification.
  • Experience in relevant area of Mental Health Nursing.
  • Involvement in innovative nursing practice.

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