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Staff Nurse - Rampton Hospital

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata (+£7,000 High Secure Allowance)
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Rampton Hospital is one of three high secure hospitals in England and Wales, with three national services. With long term support and relationship building at the forefront of what we do, if you want to make a difference to our patients lives this is the role for you.

STAFF NURSE- RAMPTON HOSPITAL- �35,407-�41,581 per annum (inclusive of high secure allowance)

We are seeking to recruit Registered Mental Health and Learning Disability Nurses, to join our fantastic multi-disciplinary teams within the hospital, continuing to offer assessment, risk management, care, and treatment to aid recovery and step down to lesser conditions of security.

Main duties of the job

We are the only hospital in the country to provide high secure care to patients who are women, who are deaf or who have Learning Disabilities, alongside our Mental Health and Personality Disorder treatment pathways.

Rampton Hospital has 24 wards offering comprehensive assessment and recovery focused individualised care and treatment packages for patients who experience a mental health disorder, personality disorder or learning disabilities combined with a history of offending behaviour.

We are looking for nurses to join our teams, in a challenging but rewarding role, to help reduce risk and make a difference to the lives of our patients.

Therefore, applicants will need to

the ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary teamdeliver high quality nursing care with a compassionate and caring attitude within a High Secure settingbe committed and motivated to providing innovative carepromote and maintain high standards of care through excellent communication, motivation, supervision and role modelling

We want to help our staff reach their full potential and are committed to providing the support, skills and development needed to succeed. This includes a supportive and strong health and well-being team, a developing staff voice group and a robust preceptorship package.

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!#TeamNottsHC

Job description

Job responsibilities

Your role as a Registered Nurse would include:

Planning, implementing, promoting and evaluating 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.Maintaining 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.Being aware of and apply the principles of Infection Prevention and Control and to comply with policy, procedure and guidance.Obtaining and interpreting physical Healthcare observationsDemonstrating and being responsible for the safe application of relevant, up-to-date legislation including the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty, safeguarding etc

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.

Person Specification



  • Registered Qualification in RNMH/ RMN/RNLD with the NMC or a third year nursing student expected to Qualify.
  • Maintains current registration with the NMC


  • Demonstrate continued professional development to maintain professional registration



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


  • Evidence of recent post registration training



  • Understand current mental health legislation
  • Experience of working with people with a mental health issues, or personality disorders
  • Demonstrates satisfactory clinical expertise for the banding.
  • 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



  • Good oral and written communication
  • Evidence of good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Rampton Hospital


DN22 0HT

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