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Staff Nurse

Employer
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Southampton
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year extra pay for anti social hours and forensic lead.
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Bluebird House is one of six Forensic Children's mental health units in the country and one of only two that accept both male and female patients.

We offer a fun and dynamic environment where we prioritise the best outcomes for the young people we care for.

You will have the opportunity to work with some of the most complex 12-18 year olds in the country who experience diverse mental health difficulties and challenging behaviour.

Many of the young people we help have experienced previous placements breakdown, prior to being admitted to Bluebird. We always ensure we spend a lot of time building a relationship with all of our young people by providing a safe, controlled environment. We put our all in to everything.

Due to our continued success we are currently in the process of opening an additional, new, ward to enable us to offer more help and support to more of our young people.

Main duties of the job

To contribute where required to the provision of a 24 hour, seven day a week Inpatient based service, across an acute care pathway.

Under the supervision of the Ward Manager and Charge Nurses, you are required to work according to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code of Professional Conduct and relevant professional guidelines. You will be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and

evaluation of programmes of care. Develop, implement and evaluate care plans in conjunction with patients, carers and other professionals ensuring individual needs are met. To carry out all relevant forms of care and will be designated to take charge of a ward in the absence of a charge nurse

About us

Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?We want to meet you!

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.

Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.

Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
  • Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
  • We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
  • We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.

Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RMN/RNLD/RSCN
  • Sub part 1 of the NMC Register
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Commitment to Lifelong Learning


Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bluebird House

Tatchbury Mount, Calmore

Southampton

Hampshire

SO40 2RZ

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