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Staff Nurse

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum/pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Service/Ward/Department Summary:

Oak Ward, at The Royal Oldham Hospital, is a 22 bedded newly refurbished all male ward. It operates an inpatient consultant model and sits within a wider Acute Service model, supported by a dedicated Home Treatment service and 24 hour access and crisis service with full A and E Raid team. The ward delivers a full range of therapeutic interventions and is supported by a dedicated therapy team.

Role Summary: The post holder will be expected to undertake all aspects of the role identified in the job description and meet the requirements of the person specification. The role will be to deliver all aspects of care to the service user group on the wards and to undertake the responsibilities required of a qualified nurse.

Main duties of the job

The postholder will be responsible for the assessment of needs, planning,implementation and evaluation of programmes of care for patients admitted to theadult inpatient ward.The postholder will ensure the highest possible standard of nursing care inaccordance with the Policies and Procedures of Pennine Care NHS FoundationTrust, the Mental Health Act and Community Care Legislation.The postholder will participate in clinical supervision and have an active role in thedevelopment of the Nursing Team, including participation in the EducationalProgrammes of students and others.

About us

The post holder will be required to comply with the organisations standing orderand standing financial instructions and at all times, deal honestly with theorganisation with colleagues and all those who have dealing with the organisationincluding patients, relative and suppliers.? The post holder must ensure that their behaviour and interests inside and outsidework do not conflict with their Trust position, duties and/or responsibilities.? The post holder must comply with and support the development of theperformance standards within the service/department to ensure the service isresponsive to and meets the needs of its customers.? The post holder will be required to develop and maintain good workingrelationships with all patients, service users, staff, contractors and whereappropriate, members of the public.? The Trust aims to maintain the good will and confidence of its own staff, patients,service users, NHS contractors and the general public. To assist in achievingthis objective it is essential that at all times, the post holder carries out their dutiesin a courteous, sympathetic and professional manager.? All post holders who are members of a professional body must comply withstandards of professional practice / conduct. It is the post holders'responsibilities to ensure they are both familiar with and adhere to theserequirements and maintain their professional membership to the relevant body

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be actively involved in the development of team nursing on the Adult In-patientward, assuming the role and responsibility of a named nurse by assessing,planning and implementing programmes of nursing care for individual patientswithin your allocated team. In collaboration with patients develop individual care plans and refer onto otheragencies as needed. Involve families / carers, were appropriate, throughout the admission pathway inthe development of treatment packages, being mindful of their educational needsand level of support. To evaluate and modify nursing care in accordance with the Care ProgrammeApproach and facilitate the developing discharge plans. To actively participate in multi-disciplinary meetings and contribute to clinicaldecisions regarding clients in your care. To manage caseloads effectively, making the best use of time and resources. To ensure that any unresolved issues for clients and their relatives/carers areidentified and referred to the appropriate personnel.

Person Specification



  • First level registered nurse, RMN or RN in Mental Health. ? Must have a good understanding of both numeracy and language skills.
  • Experience of working with people who suffer from mental illness


  • Qualififcation in psychosical interventions an advantage
  • Experience of adult acute in-patient wards
  • Completed Preparation for Mentorship

Employer details

Employer name

Pennine Care NHS FT



Rochdale Road



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