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Neuromodulation Staff Nurse

Employer
Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Taunton
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced and ambitious Mental Health Nurse looking for a new challenge within a developing service?

Help us achieve our vision for neuromodulation in Somerset! Due to service expansion, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Neuromodulation Team.

We are actively seeking an individual who wants to contribute to our vision of providing cutting edge, patient centred and compassionate nursing care in neuromodulation. We are interested in hearing from people who can make a difference with their drive, positive outlook, dedication and expertise.

Our clinic hours are:
  • Monday 10:30am - 5:30pm
  • Tuesday 8am - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday 9am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday 11am - 5:30pm
  • Friday 8am - 5:30pm


Main duties of the job

You will contribute to delivery of both ECT and rTMS so previous experience in these treatments would be an advantage. You will support the development and promotion of this service, ensuring the highest standards are met in keeping with national guidance.

You will be joining a dynamic and innovative team including Psychiatrists, Anaesthetists and support staff, who are dedicated to delivering the most up to date treatment options for depression as well as conditions, which currently fall outside of the NICE guidelines. Full training will be provided as necessary.

We are heavily committed to quality improvement, innovation and teamwork. We have achieved Royal College of Psychiatrists ECTAS accreditation.

The role will provide opportunities for you to develop your clinical skills making a difference to our patients who require treatment.

Relocation packages are available.

About us

As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, fantastic pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will to experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan -- there is truly something for everyone!

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the main duties and responsibilities for this role please read the attached job description and person specification. When completing your application please ensure your supporting statement reflects the criteria set out in these documents by showing how your experience and skills apply to this post.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Relevant diploma/degree or equivalent qualification
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Appropriately registered with the NMC as per post requirements


Desirable

  • Teaching/Assessor qualification


Experience

Desirable

  • Experience of working in multi agency services


Additional Criteria

Essential

  • Required to develop knowledge base in line with the KSF requirements for the post
  • Professional and patient focussed approach with inspirational skills, acting as a role model to colleagues and junior staff members. Ability to recognise and manage challenging situations in a calm and professional manner. Able to take instruction and direction and work effectively as part of a team. Ability to record and retrieve information on charts/paper and electronic patient records. High standards of written communication skills with the ability to use email and internet. Ability to undertake PMVA training to required level for role.
  • Evidence of a good standard of Literacy/English language skills. Compassionate. Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with patients, carers and relative remaining sensitive and empathetic. Listens to others views respecting and valuing individual patient needs.
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to manage own time and plan times activities for staff and patients.
  • Compassionate. Open minded, treats colleagues, patients, carers and relatives with dignity and respect. Intuitive and caring nature. To be able to demonstrate an awareness and responsibility whilst recognising the impact frequent exposure to distressing circumstances has on care and compassion. Flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of the patients. Sympathetic and considerate towards patients, carers and relatives. Ability to inspire hope, support recovery and make a difference. Act in a way that supports equality and diversity.
  • Willingness to use technology to improve standards of care and support to our patients.


Desirable

  • Evidence of continuing professional development and to have undertaken post registration training.


Employer details

Employer name

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Rydon Ward

Cheddon Road

Taunton

Somerset

TA2 7AZ

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