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Staff Nurse - Female Acute - Incentives Apply

Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
St Leonards on Sea
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year PA / pro rata for part time
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 nurse to work in a female dedicated adult acute in patient ward setting and be part of a multi-disciplinary team. Abbey ward is set within the Woodlands Acute unit Sussex partnership NHS Foundation Trust Hastings. Our Trust has just been upgraded by CQC as GOOD in every domain and EXCELLENT in the CARING domain. Due to this we are now the third leading Mental Health Trust in the country. We will strive to maintain our standards and always improve where we can.

This post offers the Trust's �4,000 Incentive for band 5-7 Nurses & Practitioners, as well as a relocation package up to a maximum of �8,000 (subject to terms and conditions).

Main duties of the job

Working within a supportive clinically led team, you will have the opportunity to really work in partnership with patients - engaging, supporting and developing a relationship which really enables the recovery process. With a real commitment to improving care delivery, as part of our team you will be supporting quality improvements and initiatives that will enhance the patient experience.

Our vision is to provide outstanding care and treatment you can be confident in. To achieve the highest standards we have already embarked on a programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts.

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID

About us

We're a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England. We're looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities we serve.

We would like to create an environment where service users, nurses, nurse associates, nursing assistants and carers are all leaders and actively involved in making decisions about our services.

We'd love you to join our organisation that is rated 'good' overall and 'outstanding' for caring by the Care Quality Commission. Our staff agree, with 82% of people in our recent staff survey telling us that they recognise that care for patients is our top priority.

We encourage flexible working. We know that a positive work/ life balance brings about huge health-related benefits, which has a positive impact on the care we provide. Please speak to us about flexible working, for example, home-working, part time hours, flexible start/ finish times or anything else. If it works for you and works for the role, we'll do our best to make it happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are committed to investing in our staff in order to provide you with further training and development to enhance leadership skills. To help our staff thrive in their roles we offer regular, good quality supervision, appraisals, in-depth training and development opportunities. On the wards there is regular reflective practice, bitesize training sessions and team huddles, all with the focus to develop and support our staff.

As a Trust we make a positive difference to thousands of peoples lives across Sussex and Hampshire, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients and we are always looking for people with the right core values to join our team. The Trust is clinician-led, and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services.

This post offers The Trust'sGolden Hellofor Staff Nurses, or aRelocation Packageup to a maximum of �2000. (pro rata applies and subject to terms and conditions. Please see attached Protocol document).

In your role we would want you to:
  • To deliver a high standard of evidence based inpatient nursing care in the designated care group in partnership with the team, the service users and where appropriate their family.
  • To act as a primary nurse in the assessment of needs and organising of care.
  • To co-ordinate shifts and provide supervision for support workers and students.
  • To work within a team of nurses and other professionals who are committed to the delivery of a quality service.
  • To adopt a flexible approach to hours of duty, in order to meet the needs of the service over a 24-hour period.
  • To take charge of a designated clinical area and deputise as appropriate.
  • To represent the clinical team perspective at multidisciplinary meetings and clinical reviews of patient care.
  • To be part of our National Quality Improvement project around reducing restrictive practice.
  • To be an active participant in the multi-disciplinary team, formulating care plans and utilising appropriate assessments.


Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge/Experience

Essential

  • Qualified as a Mental Health Nurse
  • Knowledge of MHA/MCA
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding
  • Prioritising and Organising Workload
  • Assessing and Managing Clinical Risk
  • Communication and Relationship Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Physical Health experience


Desirable

  • Studying mental health nursing
  • Lived mental health Experience


Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Woodlands Centre for Acute Care

The Ridge

St Leonards on Sea

TN377PT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

354-AE-21003

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