Charge Nurse

Employer
Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Kettering
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
11 Aug 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Old Age
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Looking for a new challenge working in mental health care? Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust (NHFT) has 2 permanent Band 6 Charge Nurse Vacancies at the forest centre.

The Forest Centre is a purpose built facility for those aged over 65 with mental health difficulties. There are two wards comprising of an 8 bedded Organic ward and a 16 bedded functional ward. NHFT is rated 'Outstanding' in the last CQC Inspection and staff will be supported to develop new skills through training and development.

The Forest Centreare looking for an individual who can demonstrate leadership skills andhas a genuine interest and desire to care for older adults. We require staff that are compassionate and empathetic to the needs of our service users and carers. The ideal candidate will have 12 months post -registration experience at band 5 and will have completed a mentorship qualification.

As a 24-hour service, the successful candidate will be expected to work shifts including weekends and night duty. This role involves holding allocated CTL (Clinical Team Leader) role for St Mary's on rotation. The ideal candidate will be mentored within this part of the role and given support.

There is a strong emphasis on a multi-disciplinary approach to care, which is highly focused on service user needs; therefore, team working, and effective communication skills are essential. Staff will be required to engage in the provision of activities to promote well-being.

Main duties of the job

There are four key responsibilities of the Charge Nurse Role:
  • Leadership Management
  • Practice and Service Development
  • Education and Training
  • Communication

The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills, be highly motivated with a positive person-centred approach, as well as being able to motivate and developothers. Other skills required for the role are to be reliable and have resilience to working in a busy and at times stressful environment. The ability to undertakeLow level interventions and Breakaway training is essential.

About us

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools. We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

Job description Job responsibilities

The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills, be highly motivated with a positive person-centred approach, as well as being able to motivate and developothers. Other skills required for the role are to be reliable and have resilience to working in a busy and at times stressful environment. The ability to undertakeLow level interventions and Breakaway training is essential.

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification Experience Essential
  • Band 5 experience 1 year minimum
  • Older Adult Experience
Desirable
  • Mentorship
Knowledge Essential
  • NMC Registration Mental Health


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