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Staff Nurse/RMN/RGN - Incentives Apply

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
St. Leonards on Sea
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Set within the St Anne's Centre on the Conquest Hospital site in Hastings you will find St Raphael Ward, a specialist 17-bed male acute inpatient ward for older adults with functional mental health disorders. Our Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) consists of nurses, doctors, occupational therapists, and a psychologist. As an RMN on St Raphael Ward you will share our commitment to maintaining and improving service user focused services and be motivated to provide the highest standards of care possible. You will work closely with patients, families and carers, who will need you to demonstrate empathy and a willingness to listen. You will thrive in an environment where we encourage you to use evidence based practice and innovative therapies.

This post offers the Trust's �4,000 Incentive for band 5-7 Nurses & Practitioners, as well as a relocation package up to a maximum of �8,000 (subject to terms and conditions).

Main duties of the job

To be a successful RMN on our St Raphael Ward you will be:

- A Registered Mental Health Nurse- Genuinely interested in working with older adults - Enthusiastic, motivated, dynamic and forward thinking It would also be advantageous if you have:- Experience within an inpatient setting- Experience working with older adults

We welcome applications from both experienced and newly qualified nurses, the most important thing to us is your desire and motivation to offer excellent care to our patients. St Raphael is a great place to begin your qualified nursing career. We would love to hear from any newly qualified nurses or students qualifying in the forthcoming months.

This post offers the Trust's �4,000 Incentive for band 5-7 Nurses & Practitioners, as well as a relocation package up to a maximum of �8,000 (subject to terms and conditions).

About us

What you can expect in return

As a mental health trust Sussex Partnership places a huge focus on the wellbeing of our staff, as well as ensuring our reward packages reflect the immensely important work they do.

We also offer free parking.

Flexible Working: We encourage flexible working. We know that a positive work/life balance brings about huge health-related benefits, which has a positive impact on the care we provide. Please speak to us about flexible working, for example, home-working, part time hours, flexible start/finish times or anything else. If it works for you and works for the role, we'll do our best to make it happen.

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID.

Job description

Job responsibilities

As an RMN in our team we can offer you: Access to full psychological support, via our internal wellbeing team - Excellent supervision programmes, with ongoing opportunities for training and development - Free parking on-site - Access to a host of discount schemes (including gyms, shopping, restaurants and cars) - A position within a trust rated as Outstanding for caring and Good overall by the CQC -Generous holiday entitlement (starting at 27 days + 8 bank holidays) Hastings is a truly diverse and historic seaside town in the beautiful county of East Sussex, where property is affordable and access to green space can be found in abundance.If you are looking for the opportunity to work within a specialist inpatient service with an excellent reputation for ongoing service improvement, then we would love to hear from you.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with current registration (mental health / LD/ Adult) appropriate to the job role



  • Knowledge of MHA (1983/2007)
  • Knowledge of Mental Capacity Act (2005), to include practical knowledge of FACE documentation, DOLS and Best Interest decisions.
  • Child and Adult safe guarding procedures
  • Change management, organising and prioritising workloads
  • Demonstrate ability to enhance care through evidence based knowledge
  • Demonstrate professional development relevant to the care group
  • Demonstrates ability to assess and manage clinical risk

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


St. Raphael Ward, St. Anne's Centre

729 The Ridge

St. Leonards on Sea

TN37 7PT

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