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Ward Sister/ Charge Nurse - Adult Acute

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024
You will be joining our Adult Mental Health Ward at The Redwoods Centre, Shrewsbury. Laurel Ward is a 16 bedded mixed gender adult acute ward caring for patients of working age.

Your career with us will be enjoyable and rewarding as you develop specialist skills and make a real difference for some of the most vulnerable people in society.

Check out the videos below showcasing why you should grow your career here with us at MPFT:

Why Work for Mental Health Services at MPFT - YouTube

Development and Progression Within Mental Health Services at MPFT - YouTube

What is it like to be an Inpatient Mental Health Nurse at MPFT? - YouTube

Main duties of the job

What you will be doing
  • Working on an identified adult mental health ward, with the flexibility of working across wards, dependent on skill and service need.
  • Delivering high quality clinical service-to-service users and their families.
  • Be responsible for the management and care delivery of patients referred to the Ward, by liaising with statutory and non-statutory agencies where appropriate and developing a network of support to patients and their carers to ensure a high standard of therapeutic care is delivered.
  • Responsible for the clinical supervision of other team members where identified.
  • To be responsible for managerial and clinical supervision of other team members where identified.
  • Delivering therapeutic interventions, in accordance with an agreed care plan, to an identified group of people experiencing mental health related difficulties.
  • To be responsible for the management of the clinical area in the absence of the ward manager and Quality lead.
  • To implement agreed monitoring of effectiveness of care implementing the essence of care guidance.

Things that you will have:
  • Registered mental health professional (NMC)
  • Post registration course/s at degree or diploma level
  • Registered mentor/supervisor
  • Leadership qualification (Desirable)
  • A high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach

About us

Below are just some of the fantastic benefits we can offer:
  • An annual salary of up to �42,618 (37.5 hours per week) depending on experience
  • 35 - 41 days annual leave - including bank holidays(depending on length of service)
  • Ongoing career development and training
  • NHS Pension Scheme - one of the most comprehensive and generous schemes in the UK
  • Wellbeing support, such as access to the MPFT Staff Psychology Service, and additional wellbeing days, along with activities throughout the year
  • Annual recognition event recognising our employees who live and breathe our values
  • 10% Golden Hello (paid 5% end of 1st month and 5% end of month 12)

Job description

Job responsibilities

Before applying for this exciting opportunity, we encourage you to view the full job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Registered mental health professional (NMC)


  • Leadership qualification



  • Evidence of extensive post registration experience of working with adults experiencing mental health related difficulties

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Laurel Ward

The Redwoods Centre



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