Are you looking for an exciting Band 5 role in an inpatient unit? Would you like to work in a forensic service to build a brighter and better future where you belong? If so, perhaps this will be the opportunity for you.
Southfield has a new female ward opening and provides specialist care and treatment for people with serious mental illness in a secure environment who are detained under the Mental Health Act. Service Users are aged between 18 – 65 years old, and may have either committed a criminal offence, or have challenging behaviour. We will have one male ward and one female ward split into two halves. The main purpose of the unit is to assist Service Users to understand and manage their own mental health, so that where possible, they can be reintegrated back into the community.
This role will offer an opportunity to offer career defining training it will offer exposure to a very distinctive and rewarding environment, where you will be part of a close-knit team.
2 weeks supernumery period
Induction training including relation security training
EUPD – 3 days course
Reflective practice attended by the MDT
We would welcome applications from, RMN or RNLD nurses who have a passion for working with multi-disciplinary teams as we pride ourselves on this. The person we are looking for should possess excellent team working skills, be patient focused and embracing of the Trust values.
We would also welcome applications from students or newly qualified nurses: you will be fully supported and encouraged to develop your clinical skills; you will also be invited to take part in the Trusts Preceptorship Programme that will provide you with the practical skills required of you in this role. Our LEAD team offer unparalleled training and development opportunities and CPD; all staff are encouraged to access these.
We do aim to be as flexible as possible to ensure your working pattern helps with childcare/work/life balance and gives you plenty of free time to spend with family and friends, so please do feel free to discuss your preferences at interview. Flexible and part time working will be considered.
As a registered professional you will automatically become a member of our Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) which has a specific focus on the professional development and career progression of our nurses and Allied Health Professionals. As part of ACE’s commitment to you, our development pathway includes access to masters level academic study with our partner universities along with a bespoke leadership programme tailored to help you enhance your competence and confidence as a leader during your early career. If you are a newly qualified registrant, we will provide you with a structured preceptorship programme to support you in making an effective transition from student to registered practitioner. ACE will support you to progress your journey with us and we offer all our registrants the opportunity to engage in ‘Career Navigation’ conversations which will help you explore your career aspirations and make decisions about your career trajectory.
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