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ECT Staff Nurse

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum, pro rata
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
The Senior Staff Nurse under the supervision of the Ward/Day Hospital Manager or Deputy is responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development of programmes. He/she is expected to carry out all relevant forms of care without direct supervision and may be required to demonstrate procedures and supervise qualified and unqualified staff.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be designated to take charge on a regular basis of the ward or day hospital as required, and will also fulfil the role of primary nurse to a group of patients. Assist in the delivery of ECT. The post holder is expected to carry out all relevant forms of care and is designated to take charge regularly of the ECT suite in the absence of the person with continuing responsibility. The post holder is expected to supervise and be able to teach unqualified staff, including basic and post basic learners.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. 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

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide effective individual nursing care under the supervision of Ward/Day Hospital Manager or Deputy for an allocated group of patients by:
  • Assist in the management of the ECT Clinic and develop individual treatment plans.
  • Provide and oversee the management and care of service users.
  • Assessing with the patients their physical, psychological and social problems and need for nursing assistance.
  • Preparing and updating the nursing care plans including treatment delegated by medical staff.
  • Integrating the care and treatments for other disciplines into the care plans.
  • Giving skilled nursing care and treatments.
  • Planning the involvement of the patients relatives, teaching and supervising nursing techniques in preparation for the transfer home.

  • Person Specification



    • RMN experience of clinical mental and general health care
    • ENB 998 or equivalent


    • ECT ECTAS nurse foundation training



    • Understanding of the role of the Support Worker


    • Demonstrates an awareness of clinical care management of patients undergoing intravenous infusion, anesthesia, & ECT treatment

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust


    ECT Clinic, The Linden Centre

    Pudding Wood Lane


    SS16 5NL

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