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Bank Registered Nurse, Band 5 (Mental Health/ Learning Disability)

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£15.87 an hour per hour + 12.07% WTD
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Bank Registered Nurse (Mental Health/ Learning Disability)

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic, creative, positive and motivated Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurses to join our Nursing Bank at East Surrey Hospital.

You will need to have excellent communication and engagement skills and a commitment to improving service delivery for patients with learning disability and/or mental health needs including dementia who are inpatients on a variety of medical, surgical or the emergency department.

Bank Mental Health Nurses and Learning Disability Nurse will support the Trust's Enhanced Care Policy to ensure that we provide excellent patient centred care are correctly assessed and reviewed.

In return you will have a fulfilling and varied role within a friendly and supportive team working in a variety of clinical areas. The teams are committed to provide safe and supportive services to our patients.

The Hospital has been rated as Outstanding by the CQC, they noted our commitment to dementia care. The Trust has recently been awarded the Best Dementia Friendly Hospital at the National Care Awards (November 2019).

For further information please contact Chris O'Connor (Consultant Admiral Nurse) 01737 68511 (ext 6288 or bleep 970)

If you are shortlisted you will be contacted accordingly and invited to interview.

Main duties of the job

For further information, please see the attached trust job description and person specification for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

About us

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill a community of over 535,000 people. We provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. In 2019 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated our services as 'Outstanding' and we are one of the best performing Trusts in England:

o Winners of Health Service Journal Acute Trust of the year award 2021.o National Patient Safety Awards winner and strive to be a beacon for safety in all that we do.o We are rated the sixth highest trust in the South East and in the top 25% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work or receive treatment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information, regarding the role please see the attached trust job description and person specification for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

Once you understand the requirements outlined in the advert, please ensure your application clearly reflects where you match them including any examples you would like to highlight.

Person Specification



  • oEvidence of a good standard of written English appropriate to the role
  • oA complete and accurate application
  • oSuitability for role evidenced in supporting statement
  • oEvidence of essential experience for role
  • oMeet the essential education/qualifications required for the role
  • oHold the necessary mandatory professional/clinical registration
  • oEvidence of the Trust values and behaviours
  • oEvidence of any other essential criteria outlined in the person specification

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


East Surrey Hospital



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