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Staff Nurse

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you:

A qualified mental health nurse?

Passionate about providing high quality compassionate care to the population of Nottinghamshire?

Able to demonstrate our core values of Compassion, Honesty, Trust, Respect and Teamwork?

... then this may be the job for you!

Sherwood Oaks is a purposed designed 70 bedded Adult Mental Health Inpatient service located on the outskirts of Mansfield.

The hospital has 4 single sex wards and a hospital-based place of safety (Section 136 suite) all providing single person accommodation with en-suites. Sherwood Oaks Hospital provides high quality care 24 hours a day 7 days a week to people over the age of 18 from Nottingham City and County who are experience a range of mental health and emotional difficulties.

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Main duties of the job

We are seeking proactive, compassionate, caring and recovery focused registered nurses with excellent communication skills to join our existing dynamic multidisciplinary teams to be involved in extensive assessments and formulations to support the planning and delivery of patients care. The multidisciplinary teams all work in a way that is collaborative, evidenced based and responsive to people's needs.

In return, we offer you a supporting professional network of colleagues, opportunities for career development, access to high quality clinical supervision, and an employer who is supportive of your own physical and mental wellbeing.

This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?

Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career.

Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide a defined level of assessment and access to interventions for a diverse patient group and their families under the care programme approach, who present with significant mental health problems/disorders.

To provide a realistic timely and occasionally intensive support to patients within an Inpatient setting. To provide education and supervision to junior staff members, peers and other professionals

A registered nurse (Mental Health/Learning Disability) with current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

The role requires a clinician with skills to assess patients needs, analyse and develop treatment plans within a multidisciplinary framework.

To assess, plan, implement, promote and evaluate safe, creative and effective treatment plans in collaboration with the patients diverse needs, their carers and other professionals. Interventions will be evidence based and designed to reduce stress and anxiety, manage risk and aid recovery.

To maintain accurate, timely and relevant clinical records both written and computerised.

To maintain the safe custody of healthcare records. Responsible for the safe monitoring, management and administration of medication as required by Trust policy.

To be aware of and apply the principles of Infection Prevention and Control and to comply with policy, procedure and guidance.

Person Specification



  • Professional Qualification (Mental Health/Learning Disabilities) to degree level or equivalent
  • Maintains current registration with the NMC


  • Demonstrate continued professional development to maintain professional registration



  • Demonstrates satisfactory clinical expertise for the banding


  • Specialist and area specific experience



  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good written/oral communication skills
  • Diplomatic, caring & sympathetic
  • Ability to be flexible and handle conflict issues
  • Good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care
  • IT skills



  • Willingness to undertake new clinical practices, education and training that will enhance service delivery



  • Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments
  • Knowledge of the nursing 6 c's


  • Awareness of national and local issues impacting of nursing care

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Sherwood Oaks Hospital


NG18 4GW

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