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Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and energetic band 5 nurse, to work on a busy, but rewarding,female acute inpatient ward at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital. Duxbury ward is a 15 bedded femal acute ward, that provides support and care to acutely unwell female servie users.

The positons available will be suitable for both experienced and newly qualified nurses from either a mental health or learning disability background. Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for highly motivated staff nurses who possess excellent clinical expertise and interpersonal qualities that are able to deliver compassionate recovery focused care and treatment. The successful candidate must be a committed to effective teamwork and be able to work collaboratively as part of a wider multi-disciplinary team that delivers high quality person centred care. We are looking for innovative nurses who are able to engage effectively with service users, carers and other key stakeholders to enhance the inpatient experience which is a key priority for our team.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse Qualification.(RNMH & RNLD)
  • On-going registration with the NMC.



  • Can demonstrate an understanding and knowledge base of mental health conditions and their treatments.
  • Can demonstrate a working knowledge of physical health conditions and the complications that this can cause to patients experiencing mental ill health.



  • Post Graduate experience.
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team structure.
  • Experience of assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing care needs.



  • Excellent communication, listening, decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Developed clinical nursing skills with a clear ability to understand new concepts and ideas in clinical practice.
  • Can provide evidence of recent continued professional development within the scope of nursing.

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


L7F9 L6021 Duxbury Ward



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