This vacancy includes an attractive welcome bonus of £3000 and a further £2000 after the 1st year and a further £2000 after the 2nd year as well as an attractive relocation package of up to £8000 (*subject to terms and conditions)
It's an exciting time to join us at Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust. We are looking for Band 5 Mental Health and Learning Disability Nurses to join us in our inpatient services.
There are 4 mental health units across the Bay situated in Lancaster, Kendal and Barrow, offering high quality specialist care to both adults and older adults.
We are looking for caring, empathetic, enthusiastic individuals who have a passion to improve the lives of our patients. These roles will be to provide care and support to patients who require mental health interventions, guidance or monitoring.
Main duties of the job
At LSCFT we will support you in your personal and career development. You will have access to lifelong learning with a great range of training opportunities including a comprehensive preceptorship, leadership and coaching.
Staff wellbeing is important to us and that's why we have our 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, along with our Resilience Hub offering wellbeing support covering emotional, psychological and financial issues. We also offer flexible working options.
We are seeking confident individuals who are keen to contribute to the delivery of high quality nursing care and service development. You should have a strong interest of working with patients with mental health needs, in a challenging environment. You should have a high level of resilience and patience and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to demonstrate a warm, patient centred approach to care.
If you like to apply for these exciting vacancies, please complete your application. We look forward to hearing from you!
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.
The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.
Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.
For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.
Job description Job responsibilities
Please see attached the Job Description and Person Specification for more information about this role. ****When completing your supporting information, please ensure that you add the details of which Inpatient Unit you are interested in applying for.****
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Registered Mental Health Nurse Qualification.(RNMH & RNLD)
- On-going registration with the NMC
- Can demonstrate an understanding and knowledge base of mental health conditions and their treatments.
- Can demonstrate a working knowledge of physical health conditions and the complications that this can cause to patients experiencing mental ill health
- Post Graduate experience
- Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team structure.
- Experience of assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing care needs.
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