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Registered Nurse - Mental Health

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Welcome Bonus of 5% of starting salary and Relocation Packages of upto £8000 available (subject to t&c's)

To be a member of the multidisciplinary team and ensure the effective assessment formulation planning, monitoring of care given to inpatient service users.

To exercise professional accountability and responsibility using skills, knowledge and expertise in changing environments, across clinical boundaries and in unfamiliar situations as outlined within the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.

To support and development of others through supervision and role modelling.

To promote holistic and evidence based nursing practice; maintain high standards, leading to innovation sustained and monitored through effective systems and processes.

To promote the best interests of clients and ensure that nursing care is effectively implemented in a safe environment.

To work inclusively and supportively with carers and families

Main duties of the job

We are inviting applications from RMNs who arecurrently registered with the NMC with demonstrable experience. A number of full and part time permanent contract opportunities for band 5 staff nurses have now arisen for the right candidates based at the Scarisbrick Centre in West Lancashire.

We are looking for highly motivated Staff nurses who can demonstrate excellent clinical and interpersonal qualities. The successful candidate must be willing to work in fast paced environment, have a positive outlook and ensure that delivering a quality service, which genuinely engages with service users, carers and other stakeholders, is a key priority.

The successful post holder will be expected to rotate across the 2 ward footprint and be able to work shifts covering 24 hours, seven days a week.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse - Mental Health / Learning Disability
  • On-going registration with the NMC.
Knowledge Essential
  • Can demonstrate an understanding and knowledge base of mental health conditions and their treatments, recovery principles and person centred care
  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983 and Care Programme Approach
  • Can demonstrate a working knowledge of physical health conditions and the complications that this can cause to patients experiencing mental ill health.
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team structure.
  • Experience of assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing care needs

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