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Senior Staff Nurse - Whalley (�7k Incentive*)

Employer
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Woodview Unit
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Woodview Unit is a newly refurbished building on the Whalley site which will have a total of 32 beds including 12 Male, 12 Female and an 8 bedded Male PICU unit. These additional beds will complement those on the Pendleview Unit, Royal Blackburn Hospital.

The Woodview Unit is being designed with extensive input from service users and clinicians and is based on 'safety by design' to ensure that it can provide high quality care. The ethos of the unit is to provide therapeutic care which is empowering, person-centred and needs led, and focuses on promoting recovery and independence.

Main duties of the job

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust encourages flexible working. We believe that a positive work/life balance benefits our NHS people through improved health and wellbeing, and as such we would consider working patterns such as: term time, part time, compressed hours, home/remote working and flexi-time where service needs allow. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms any flexible working requests and to discuss these at interview. Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust also offers a relocation and welcome bonus scheme subject to terms and conditions.

About us

*The �7k Welcome Bonus package applies to this role. The bonus is only available for people who are not currently employed (or who have not been employed in the last 12 months) by any NHS provider trust in the Lancashire & South Cumbria Integrated Care System in a like-for-like role e.g. a Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse at another Trust in the LSC ICS would not be eligible for the bonus if moving to a Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse role at LSCFT. Bank only workers for Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust are eligible for the scheme if they have not held a substantive role in Lancashire & South Cumbria Integrated Care System in the last 12 months (subject to all other terms and conditions being met). These incentives are subject to recovery clauses within the first 24 months of employment. This bonus is applicable to any successful candidate whose interview for this role is conducted prior to 30th June 2024.

The �7k Welcome Bonus package is designed to attract and retain the very best staff in post. The amount a new starter would receive is shown in the Welcome Bonus Payment Schedule below:
  • �3,000 after 2 months of employment (counted from start date with LSCFT)
  • �2,000 after 12 months
  • �2,000 after 24 months


Job description

Job responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: This bonus scheme is subject to a Repayment Clause should the post holder leave this role within 24 months of commencing employment.

For more details, please visit our website - Welcome bonus and relocation packages terms and conditions :: Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (lscft.nhs.uk)

If you have any questions, we would be happy to discuss them please contact recruitment@lscft.nhs.uk.

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse qualification
  • On-going registration with the NMC
  • Specialist qualification or equivalent level in skills and development


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge and practice of Mental Health Act 1983
  • Knowledge and practice of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Knowledge of common mental health problems and medication used in relation to these


Experience

Essential

  • Supervision and management of staff
  • Experience of assessing, planning and implementing and reviewing care needs
  • Experienced in acting as a mentor/assessor of student staff


Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Woodview Unit

Woodview Unit

BB7 9PE

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351-PEN327-EB-A

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