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Mental Health Nurse Acute In-Patients

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2024
Are you a Mental Health Nurse (RMN) looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help you develop and achieve your goals to become the best you can be? If so, you're in luck.

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has an opportunity to join our Older Adult Acute Mental Health Ward at Redwoods Centre Shrewsbury. Working on a 16 bedded mixed gender older adult acute admissions ward providing treatment and care for a wide range of mental health illnesses to patients.

Whether you're newly qualified or have years of experience behind you, a career at the Redwoods Centre could be waiting for you. If you are a newly qualified nurse we will support you while in clinical practice and offer a trust preceptorship program.

MPFT will offer a welcome bonus of 10% of first year salary- at 50% on commencement of employment and 50% following 12 months employment.

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Main duties of the job

  • Delivering a high quality clinical service to patients and their families.
  • Acting as named nurse to a group of patients under the direction / supervision of the person identified with continuing responsibility.
  • Participating in therapeutic group work programmes.
  • You will be responsible for the assessment of care needs and contributing to the formulation of the person's needs and the development of a relevant plan based upon the person's negotiated goals and relevant evidence based interventions.
  • You will, in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team, provide nursing interventions to support the person to meet their agreed goals and coordinate and/ or participate in the review of progress towards those goals, utilising recommended outcome measures, involving the service user and any identified carer throughout the clinical

About us

As well as all the usual excellent benefits the NHS offer, including generous pension and holiday entitlement we can also offer:
  • MPFT will offer a welcome bonus of 10% of first year salary- at 50% on commencement of employment and 50% following 12 months employment
  • Supporting your career development and progression.
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity, adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional annual leave.
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients.
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccination every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Before applying for this role, we encourage applicants to view and read the job and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse on NMC Register.


  • BSc degree in nursing or equivalent level



  • Experience of providing care and interventions within a health setting including specialist mental health settings.


  • Experience of working in a variety of healthcare settings and making decisions autonomously.

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Birch Ward

Redwoods Hospital



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