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Staff Nurse

Pennine Care NHS FT
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Service/Ward/Department Summary:

Heathfield House is a male mental health rehabilitation unit based in Stockport. We are currently seeking to recruit a band 5 staff nurse on a permanent contract to complement the experienced staffing team that is already in place. You will be part of a thriving ward which is committed to providing a high level of quality care to the patients we work with. We offer a comprehensive preceptorship packages to newly qualified nurses to support you in starting your nursing career as well as other mandatory and none mandatory courses to support and enhance your development and clinical skills. The successful applicant will be expected to work day and night shifts, weekends and bank holidays.

Main duties of the job

Role Summary:You will be an integral part of the team providing direct care to patients with a variety of mental health problemsTo act as the named nurse with responsibility for the overall care of an identified group of clientsTo regularly act as shift co-ordinator ensuring the smooth running of the clinical area and best utilisation of resources available, with support from senior staffKey Responsibilities of the Post:You will be involved in provide a high level of safe and effective careBe responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of careAdhere to all Trust policies, procedures and guidelinesLiaise with the multidisciplinary teamProvide mentorship to others

About us

Pennine Care are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.

Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We're really proud of our#PennineCarePeopleand do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.

All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post. Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application, by way of example, to give yourself the best opportunity to be shortlisted.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications


  • Registered Mental Health Nurse Qualification


  • Have completed supervisor and /or assessor training
  • At least 12 months experience of working as a qualified nurse



  • The Mental Health Act 1983 and Code of Practice.
  • Risk management skills
  • Understanding of equality and diversity
  • Understanding of clinical audit
  • PMVA



  • Experience of working within mental health setting
  • Experience of working within Multi-Disciplinary Team
  • Experience of care planning and risk assessment.
  • Experience of working with clients with severe and enduring mental illness


  • At least 12 months in a supervisory role.

Skills and Abilities


  • Evidence Based Practice.
  • Communication Skills
  • Ability to negotiate constructively.


  • Managing Violence and Aggression Skills
  • De-escalation of violence and aggression.
  • IT Skills

Motivation and Attitude


  • Willingness to learn.
  • Commitment to caring for disturbed patients.
  • Self Starter
  • Calm Relaxed manner.


  • Can work on own initiative.

Employer details

Employer name

Pennine Care NHS FT


Heathfield House

Cale Green



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