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Staff Bank Staff Nurse (RMN/RNLD)

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Bradford and Steeton
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum Pro Rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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  • Do you enjoy caring for people?
  • Do you want theflexibility to determine your own shift pattern?
  • Do you already have experience, but would like to broaden your clinical experience working in multi-disciplinary teams to deliver a wide range of care?

We are inviting passionate and committed individuals to join our Trust's Staff Bank as Staff Nurses (RMN/RNLD) to work across acute and specialist inpatient wards at Lynfield Mount Hospital and Airedale Centre for Mental Health.

This is truly an opportunity not to be missed, you will be given exposure to a range of different situations that will continue to professionally and clinically develop yourself.

This is an exciting time to join Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust and support the delivery of our vision to become a leading provider of integrated care for people of all ages who have mental health needs.

Main duties of the job

  • Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care to patients for whom he/she is identified as named nurse.
  • Holds delegated responsibility for management of the ward on a shift basis.
  • Contributes to the supervision and development of junior staff
  • Helps to ensure the safety of the ward and unit environments.

Closing Date: 17th July 2024

We are a provider of award winning, high quality mental health, community and learning disability services that look after the 'whole person', caring for their physical and mental health needs. We work with individuals, their carers and our partners to ensure that people get the right care, in the right place with the right support.

Our health care services cover all ages, so if you live in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale or Craven.

We know that you want your care to be delivered in your own home, or as close to your home as possible and we are committed to providing high quality community care tailored to your needs.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: - We Care, We Listen, We Deliver

About us

Right to Work in the UK

Prior to your appointment you will be asked to provide confirmation of your right to work and reside in the UK. During your continued employment with the Trust, you have a personal responsibility to notify your manager as soon as possible should there be any changes to your right to work status.

Regrettably, if the role is not eligible for sponsorship under the Trust's eligibility criteria, the Trust are unable to extend your employment beyond the expiration of your current visa. The Trust is not responsible or liable for ensuring that your employment continues after this period.

As a condition of continuous employment, it essential you maintain the legal right to work in the United Kingdom throughout the duration of your employment with Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT). Any change in your right-to-work status, including but not limited to visa expiration, revocation, or denial of renewal, may impact your eligibility for employment with the Trust. It is your responsibility to promptly inform your Line Manager of any changes in your right-to-work status immediately and to provide necessary documentation for verification purposes. Failure to obtain or renew your visa in a timely manner is a breach of employment conditions and will result in termination of your employment. We appreciate your attention to this matter and your commitment to fulfilling this requirement promptly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Patient CareResponsible for ensuring that he/she: Practices at all times within the professional parameters prescribed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Assesses holistic care needs using evidence-based assessment tools. Prepares a relevant, evidence-based plan of care detailing interventions to risk assess manage and treat mental health needs. Provides skilled nursing interventions, which are based on the agreed plan of care. Evaluates and updates the plan of care to ensure patient needs are met. Administers prescribed medical treatments within the framework provided by professional, legal and local policy guidance. Observes and reports on the effects of prescribed medical treatments. Contributes to multi- disciplinary/ agency meetings and care plans.

Facilitates empowerment and choice for service users as far as legal and risk . Management constraints allow. Supports and facilitates patient advocacy. Contributes to programmes of research and practice development.

Working as part of a Team Promotes effective team working Promotes multi- agency collaboration.

Managing Self Participate in regular supervision. Attend all mandatory training. Participate annually identifying, developing and agreeing your own development plan with your line manager using the Trust Appraisal process. Comply with all Trust policies, procedures and protocols. Pay regard to materials and equipment. Carry out duties with due regard to the Trusts Equal Opportunity Policy. Seek advice and support from your line manager whenever necessary.

Staff Supervision and Support Supervises junior staff Assists in the identification of staff development needs. Supports staff to attain development objectives as identified through the Trust development scheme. Contributes to teaching and staff development as highlighted in identification process.

Financial Responsibility Assists in the efficient management of resources including deployment of staff on a shift basis.

Safeguarding All staff members have a duty to report any concerns they have about the safety or well being of adult service users, members of their families, including children. Employees should be aware of their roles & responsibilities to both prevent and respond appropriately to abuse. They should undertake the safeguarding training required for their particular role.

Please read the attached Job description and person specification for further details about this role.

Person Specification



  • Registered Mental Health nursing certificate (RMN) OR Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse (RNLD)


  • Accredited counselling course or equivalent



  • Experience of working in a MH setting (either paid employment or placement)


  • Involvement of innovative nursing practice

Knowledge & Skills


  • Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual care plans
  • Able to work without direct supervision


  • Ability to speak Punjabi, Urdu, Bengali, Hindi, Gujerati

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


Lynfield Mount and Airedale Centre for Mental Health

Bradford and Steeton

BD18 3LD

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