Staff Nurse - Inpatient Mental Health

Essex Partnership University 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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Would you like to work in a caring friendly environment and make a difference to people's lives?

Are you a registered Mental Health Nurse looking for a change? If so we have a fantastic opportunity for you.

We are looking for experienced Registered Nurses to join our Older Adults Team at Chelmsford.

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Main duties of the job

We are keen to have staff working for us who are passionate about older peoples care and who are keen to be actively involved in service development.

The Crystal Centre has close transport links to Chelmsford and the surrounding areas, plus easy access to the A12 with free parking on site.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Open, Compassionate and Empowering. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Covid Vaccination

Although Covid vaccinations are no longer a mandatory requirement within the NHS we continue to encourage and support the vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against Covid19. The safety of our staff and patients is a top priority for us at EPUT.

If you would like to book a Covid vaccination or would like more information please contact us by emailing

Job description Job responsibilities

If successful you will be involved with a wide multi-disciplinary team caring for older adults. It is essential that you are interested in and excited at the opportunity to work with older people, but training will be provided. You will care for your patients holistically, involving carers and relatives and work alongside medical and therapies staff. You will be able to adapt quickly to changing situations and provide high quality care to your patients.

Please visit our Website for more information on Essex Partnership NHS foundation Trust. Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Person Specification Education/Qualifications Essential
  • RMN Qualification
  • Experience of working within Mental Health Services.
  • Experience of working with Older adult service clients and relevant knowledge of current issues and research.
Knowledge Essential
  • Awareness of the MHA 1983.
  • Equality and Diversity Awareness.
  • Physical care skills.
Skills/Experience Essential
  • Motivated and enthusiastic, committed, able to work as a team member.
  • Leadership skills

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