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Staff Nurse

Nottinghamshire Healthcare 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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Kingsley Ward is a 20 bedded mixed sex inpatient ward for the assessment and treatment of patients who are deemed to have mental health illnesses. Specifically, but not exclusively, depressive, anxiety and psychotic disorders.

Working on Kingsley Ward will be incredibly rewarding. You will join and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of making a positive difference in people's lives.

The Kingsley Team strive to support their peers to make them feel welcome and achieve their best, this post would benefit both new starters and the experienced.

Main duties of the job

It takes a special person to work in this role. You'll be someone who treats others with kindness, compassion and empathy, someone who shows others respect and works as part of a team to provide the best care to our patients, their carers and family.

Our vision is to provide supportive care which is inclusive and individual. You will be expected to work as a named nurse enabling you to develop effective and meaningful therapeutic relationships. Working on Kingsley offers you the opportunity to be a link nurse supporting you to develop more specialized skills in areas such as falls, safeguarding, physical health and wellbeing & recovery.

Your hard work and dedication will be recognised, valued and rewarded.

It's an exciting time to be joining the team as we begin our journey to transform our inpatient services. We are making improvements to our inpatient environments at the same time as redeveloping Millbrook to be a specific base for Mental Health Services for Older People.

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.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Suitable applicants will:-

be a registered mental health nurse some experience of working with this patient group is desirable but not essential;

have excellent verbal and written communication skills;

be able to problem solve and be an able negotiator;

have the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team;

be reliable, motivated, and flexible with the desire to work with older adults;

be an effective team player, able to work with a wide range of professionals as well as patients and their families;

be hard-working and able to maintain and contribute to a high standard of care;

be able to work on a 24-hr rota basis, including nights, weekends and Bank Holidays.

This post attracts a Golden Hello payment of £2,750 for successful applicants recruited and not currently employed by the Trust.

Interested? please feel free to contact:

Charlotte Bartram- Kingsley Ward Manager: 01159691300 ext 11528

Lynne Oldfield- Clinical Lead Kingsley Ward 01159560837

Holly Goundry- Clinical Lead Kingsley Ward 01159560837

Person Specification
  • RMN trained
  • NMC registered.

  • working with older people
  • working in mental health

  • working in a team

  • good coomunication
  • good documentation

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