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Staff Nurse - Jenny Lind Ward

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata for part time
Closing date
5 May 2024

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Job Details

Jenny Lind is an 8 bedded acute in patient ward for older adults with a functional mental health diagnosis that require in-patient care and treatment. The patients admitted to the ward often requiring admission often have complex physical co morbidities and applicants should have an interest in both mental and physical health care delivery.

The ward has a multi disciplinary team approach to deliver holistic care , including nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapist, activity support workers , psychiatry consultants and junior doctors. You will also work alongside colleagues in Adult Social Care . Jenny Lind Ward welcomes and supports student nurses as part of our team.

Jenny Lind Ward operates a rotational shift pattern system that covers 24 hours / seven day period. The shift starts at 0730hrs till 2000hrs and the night shift at 1930hrs till 0800hrs . There are Full time & part time posts available depending on the applicant.

Please be advised NHS Jobs Service will not be available
  • 6pm on Friday 19 April to 9am on Monday 22 April 2024
  • 6pm on Friday 26 April to 9am on Monday 29 April 2024

Do not attempt to use the service at these times and consider this for your application submission.

Main duties of the job

Your day will commence with clinical handover from outgoing shift and you will then plan the day ahead with your team. This will include allocation of patient care and therapeutic activities. Ensuring all activities of daily living are supported in a person centred way focussing on independence and well being. Medication administration, liaising with the medical and therapy team, care planning, risk assessments, discharge planning , MDT meetings and ensuring the Mental Health Act is correctly administered. You will supervise health care support workers and junior colleagues.

About us

At Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, we are working together to deliver outstanding care. We run community hospitals and community health services across Worcestershire and provide mental health and learning disability services across both Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Our people (all 4500+ of them) provide services for people of all ages, experiencing both physical and/or mental health conditions from over 100 sites.

We will support you to thrive offer flexible working options for a great work-life balance, help you fulfil your ambitions, and empower you to make positive changes within your team or service. Its why we were named Large Apprenticeship Employer of the Year award at the 2022 Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicities.

What we offer

27 days leave plus bank holidays, increasing up to 33 days with long service

Generous NHS pension and enhanced pay when you work unsocial hours

Flexible and agile working opportunities

Great maternity, paternity, and adoption support

Wide range of staff networks such as LGBT+ and ENRICH (Equality Network for Race Inclusion and Cultural Heritage)

Health service discounts and online benefits including excellent cycle to work and car salary sacrifice schemes

Health and wellbeing opportunities

If you would like to know more, please visit our careers website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the duties and criteria for the role please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Person Specification



  • RN Mental Health, RN (Adult) or RNLD
  • Registered on the NMC register
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • I understand that I will be asked to provide original certificates to verify my qualifications at point of offer


  • Completion of preceptorship
  • Student mentor & Assessor

Skills & Abilities


  • Ability to demonstrate you are able to lead and support a team of staff.
  • A good understanding of physical health conditions and its management.
  • Ability to organise and respond efficiently to patients complex needs, assess, plan implement and review care for an allocated group of patients.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships


  • Breakaway/Safety Interventions/ Mappa training
  • NEWS 2 experience
  • Falls prevention and management.



  • Where the post holder is on or above the 2nd KSF gateway they will support the Clinical Coordinator role, as described as exceptional circumstances in the job description
  • Promoting peoples equality, diversity and rights
  • Ensuring actions contribute to quality


  • Experience in managing a range of physical health conditions



  • Knowledge and understanding of Mental Health Act,
  • Knowledge of evidence based interventions for people with functional mental health diagnosis.
  • Risk Assessments


  • Knowledge of Mental capacity act and DOLS and the interface with the Mental Health Act

Additional Criteria


  • Ability to work flexibly to cover a 24 hour/365 day service.

Employer details

Employer name

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust


Jenny Lind Ward

Stonebow Unit, Stonebow Road



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