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Staff Nurse - Rosewood Ward, The Meadows

Pennine Care NHS FT
Offerton, Stockport
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Band 5 Staff Nurse - Rosewood Ward

Service/Ward/Department Summary:

Rosewood Ward is a 10 bed organic assessment ward in Offerton, Stockport. We deliver outstanding care to people who are living with dementia who are admitted for an assessment of their needs. Our aim is to help people live well with dementia by working with families, carers and the wider MDT to manage the distressing symptoms they are suffering from. We will then work with the families and carers on a discharge pathway that supports both the people living with dementia and their families and carers. Rosewood Ward is a challenging and rewarding environment and we aim to offer the best care we can provide to both the people living with dementia and those that support them. We are supported by a full multidisciplinary team of Consultant Psychiatrists, Mental Health Nurses, Psychology, occupational therapy and social workers

Main duties of the job

Role Summary:

As a qualified nurse you would be a vital member of the team in delivering person centred care to those admitted onto the ward. You will be working with people who can be very distressed and display some very challenging behaviours. It will be your responsibility to provide reassuranceand distraction, using care and compassion,for the people living with dementia. You will also be responsible for a wide range of tasks such as care planning and implementation, risk assessment, physical health assessment, liaising with the wider MDT, ward rounds and you will be a named nurse.

Key Responsibilities of the Post:
  • Provide Safe and Effective Care
  • Be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care
  • Treatthose living with dementiaas individuals
  • Strive to provide an outstanding service
  • Be clear about the ward vision and the role that the qualified nurse plays within the team
  • Engage in learning and development and provide mentorship to others
  • Contribute to growth through regular supervision and annual appraisal
  • Be a member of a team, establishing your own role within that team
  • To be a leader, setting an example for others members within the team
  • Adhere to all Trust policies, procedures and guidelines

About us

We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.

Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We're really proud of our#PennineCarePeopleand do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.

All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post. Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application, by way of example, to give yourself the best opportunity to be shortlisted.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications


  • First level registered nurse, RMN or RN in Mental Health
  • Must have a good understanding of both innumeracy and language skills.


  • Qualification in psychosocial interventions an advantage
  • Completed Preparation for Mentorship



  • Current experience of adult acute inpatient wards



  • Knowledge base in terms of this client group

Skills and Abilities


  • Be able to perform required duties of the post.
  • Must be flexible and able to work on an internal rota basis across nights and days


  • Experience of working within a psychosocial model of care delivery

Work Related Circumstances


  • Must be flexible and able to work on an internal rota basis across nights and days
  • Must be willing to develop competencies within the scope of professional practice to meet service needs
  • Must be willing to develop competencies within the scope of professional practice to meet service needs Use of a car or access to a means of mobility to travel across the Trust footprint in line with service needs
  • Willing to carry out all duties and responsibilities of the post in accordance with the Trust's Equal Opportunities and Equality and Diversity policies
  • Appointments to regulated and controlled activities require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Employer details

Employer name

Pennine Care NHS FT


The Meadows

Owens Farm Drive

Offerton, Stockport


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