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Senior Staff Nurse - The Harbour (7k* Incentive)

Employer
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Blackpool
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A great opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, suitably qualified, experienced, confident and forward thinking individual to work as a senior staff nurse.

The Harbour is situated on the Fylde Coast in Lancashire, with the Ribble Valley to the South, the Bowland Hills to the East and not too distant from the Lake District. It also has the benefits of being situated in a quiet area, very close to motorway links, just off the M55

The Harbour consists of a variety of wards, including Adult Acute, Psychiatric Intensive Care Units, Older Adult Wards and Dementia Wards. The teams work very closely to support each other and there is a clear focus on support and professional development of our nurses.

We have a wealth of disciplines based at the Harbour, including Psychologists, Occupational Health Nurses, Health and Wellbeing Workers, Physical Health Nurses, Pharmacists and Psychiatric consultants. This ensures a holistic way of working and enables us to deliver the highest standard of care to our patients.

Main duties of the job

You must be able to provide clinical leadership and motivation to develop the existing staff whilst maintaining high professional standards, demonstrating commitment to staff development and patient care. Must have knowledge and experience within adult mental health.

You will promote and maintain high standards of care whilst supporting and assisting to implement local and national strategies and initiatives.

You will need to possess excellent interpersonal skills, have leadership and staff development skills. A strong commitment to your ongoing professional education and development is essential.

The successful post holder will be expected be able to rotate across the specialty areas and be able to work shifts covering 24 hours, seven days a week.

About us

The �7k Welcome Bonus package applies to this role. The bonus is only available for people who are not currently employed (or who have not been employed in the last 12 months) by any NHS provider trust in the Lancashire & South Cumbria Integrated Care System in a like-for-like role e.g. a Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse at another Trust in the LSC ICS would not be eligible for the bonus if moving to a Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse role at LSCFT. Bank only workers for Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust are eligible for the scheme if they have not held a substantive role in Lancashire & South Cumbria Integrated Care System in the last 12 months (subject to all other terms and conditions being met). These incentives are subject to recovery clauses within the first 24 months of employment. This bonus is applicable to any successful candidate whose interview for this role is conducted prior to 30th June 2024.

The �7k Welcome Bonus package is designed to attract and retain the very best staff in post. The amount a new starter would receive is shown in the Welcome Bonus Payment Schedule below:

�3,000 after 2 months of employment (counted from start date with LSCFT)

�2,000 after 12 months
  • �2,000 after 24 months


Job description

Job responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: This bonus scheme is subject to a Repayment Clause should the post holder leave this role within 24 months of commencing employment.

For more details, please visit our website - Welcome bonus and relocation packages terms and conditions :: Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (lscft.nhs.uk)

If you have any questions, we would be happy to discuss them please contact recruitment@lscft.nhs.uk.

For more details on this vacancy please review the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse qualification
  • Post graduate qualification or experience
  • On-going registration with the NMC.
  • Specialist qualification or equivalent level in skills and development


Knowledge

Essential

  • Understanding of Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Knowledge and practice of Mental Health Act 1983
  • Knowledge and practice of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Demonstrate understanding of how research has influenced practice
  • Knowledge of common mental health problems and medication used in relation to these


Experience

Essential

  • A number of years post-graduation experience in mental health nursing
  • Supervision and management of staff
  • Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience of assessing, planning and implementing and reviewing care needs
  • Experienced in acting as a mentor/assessor of student staff


Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The Harbour - All Wards

Blackpool

FY4 4FE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

351-RA-FYL408-MF-I

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