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Ward Sister/ Charge Nurse - Older Adults Ward

Employer
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Shrewsbury
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
24 May 2024
You will be joining our Older Adults Mental Health Holly Ward at The Redwoods Centre, Shrewsbury. Holly Ward is an assessment ward mainly covering Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Sometimes we have patients from other areas. We provide care for older adults with a functional mental health diagnosis.

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 community 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.
  • 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


Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered mental health professional (NMC)


Desirable

  • Leadership qualification


Experience

Essential

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


Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Holly Ward

The Redwoods Centre

Shrewsbury

SY3 8DS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

301-SB-24-6284017

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