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Staff Nurse - Whalley (5% Of Starting Salary)

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

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Welcome Bonus of 5% of starting salary, Relocation Packages of upto �8000 and a retention premia available (subject to t& c's)

Welcome bonus and relocation packages terms and conditions :: Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (

We are looking for Mental Health Nurses to work at new Whalley Site

We must make you aware that due to the site not yet being operational, we are unable to agree a start date prior to Sep 2023. We will continue to keep you updated on progress and will notify you of any changes that may arise

At Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust (LCFT), we are passionate about the quality of care we deliver and are looking for nurses who can help deliver excellent care.

Are you a compassionate, respectful team player committed to promoting excellence, teamwork and accountability?

Do you have excellent communication skills that would enable you to work within a challenging environment that constantly strives to provide the best possible experience for our service users and their carers?

We are looking for nurses who are passionate about people and delivering high quality care.

Main duties of the job

We are very keen to hear from qualified Registered Mental Health Nurses and nurses who are keen to return to practice, to work in our inpatient areas.

Those who are due to qualify in the next six months should contact the leads below to discuss future opportunities and when to apply for posts.

As a nurse in LCFT you will be central to providing high quality care and be given opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge.

About us

We're always looking for talented and compassionate people who share our values, and recognise that you may need to relocate in order to join this fantastic team. To help with the costs incurred by moving home to begin the next chapter of your career at LSCFT, we offer a generous Relocation Package of up to �8000* for successful applicants to this role who currently live further than 30 miles away from their new base of work. Please see the attached guide 'Relocation Package T& Cs for Applicants' to check whether you would be eligible to benefit, and to read the full terms and conditions: Welcome bonus and relocation packages terms and conditions :: Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (

*Terms and conditions and repayment clauses apply. Not all job applicants will be eligible to claim via this scheme - please read the full terms and conditions.

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

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

Person Specification



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse Qualification. (RNMH & RNLD) or a student nurse nearing qualification
  • 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 or be a student nurse nearing qualification
  • Experience of assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing care needs.

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


Mitton Road



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