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Mental Health Nurse Older Adult In-Patients

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024
Job Overview

Redwoods Centre is situated in the rural town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The hospital offers mental health care and treatment across a variety of different age ranges and presentation.

We welcome applications of newly qualified mental health nurses looking for opportunities for growth and development. This role would give you excellent experience and a firm foundation in assessment while in a safe environment offering interventions for a variety of mental health conditions.

Oak Ward is a mixed gender, Dementia Service ward, made up of 16 beds. We also support older adults with a functional mental health diagnosis.

Main duties of the job

  • As a Registered Mental Health Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering high quality clinical service to service users and their families and carers.
  • You will participate in therapeutic group work programmes as well as taking the lead where appropriate.
  • You will be required to administer medication and assess each individuals' care needs in order to develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care.
  • You will also be required to support student nurses on placement.
  • You will need to be NMC registered and you will be required to work within the NMC Code of Practice and Professional guidelines.

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Before applying for the exciting and challenging role, we encourage you to view the full job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse on NMC Register.


  • BSc degree in nursing or equivalent level



  • Experience of providing care and interventions within a health setting including specialist mental health settings.


  • Experience of working in a variety of healthcare settings and making decisions autonomously.

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Oak Ward Redwoods Hospital



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