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Staff Nurse - Band 5

Employer
Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Marston Green
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Staff nurse - Band 5

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust, Brooklands Hospital

Do you want to be part of an amazing team who are passionate about helping those with Learning Disabilities and Autism to progress through their treatment pathways?

We are currently seeking to recruit several staff nurses to join us in delivering high quality, compassionate care, and support within our services at Brooklands Hospital.

Brooklands Hospital provides specialist inpatient assessment and treatment for adults and children with a learning disability, including adult medium and low secure units. Solihull Community Learning Disability Team are also based here.

Main duties of the job

Malvern Unit - Male Low Secure 13 bedded unit.

The Malvern Unit is for adults aged 18 years or over who have a learning disability, who have a history of criminal offending, have been in the prison system or detained under the Mental Health Act.

The Secure Services provides specialist assessment, treatment and where appropriate intensive rehabilitation services, for offenders with a learning disability in medium and low secure placements on the Brooklands site.

Each patient has their own bedroom, there are communal spaces, including a lounge, a therapy room, where patients can take part in arts and crafts, a therapy kitchen, and outside space to enjoy games and sports in and an outdoor gym.

Staff on Malvern are encouraged to develop in their careers with excellent training opportunities being available within the trust .

About us

Onsite there is a full range of other professionals to enable full multi-disciplinary team working - these include :

Practice Nurses

Psychiatrists

Speech and language therapists

Dietician

Occupational Therapists

Psychology

Activity workers

The candidates should possess a degree in Learning Disability or Mental Health nursing. In return, Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust offers:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement (35 days on appointment to the NHS)
  • NHS pension scheme
  • NHS discount scheme
  • Death in service payment
  • Free parking
  • Free uniform
  • Indemnity insurance cover
  • Health care benefits - COPE/wellbeing days
  • Internal / external CPD and training opportunities
  • Opportunity to broaden experience with other services on site (forensics, children, and young people services.
  • Preceptorship/mentoring/budding suppor


Job description

Job responsibilities

Take on the role of nurse in charge daily or when delegated by the Unit Manager or Deputy and prioritise competing demands and the workload of other staff across the service including the accountability for all patient care and the wellbeing of staff and visitors to the unit.The post holder will be appointed to work within an inpatient environment at Brooklands Hospital and will be accountable to the unit manager.The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in implementing planned packages of care from admission through to discharge within a therapeutic environment.The post holder will be expected to participate in and facilitate the various group activities that occur on the ward as part of the inpatient treatment programme and will act as named nurse to allocated patients.Whilst full induction and training will be given, due to the specialist nature of the services it is crucial that staff have a particular interest in this patient group.The post holder is required to possess and constantly update skills which enable them to provide services to this specialist group of patients

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Nursing qualification Learning Disability: RNMH, RNLD OR Nursing qualification Mental Health: RMN, RNMH Adult Nursing qualification: RGN


Experience

Essential

  • A range of experience of working with people with a mental disorder


Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Address

Brooklands

Malvern Unit

Marston Green

B37 7HL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

444-6154447A-RM

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