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Staff Nurse - Longreach Redruth

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year Per annum/Pro rata
Closing date
13 Aug 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Successful candidates will be invited to an Assessment Day on Friday 22nd July 2022 held at Carew House in Bodmin. Please note this will be either a morning or afternoon session to be confirmed.

Cove Ward is an established 15 bedded acute mental health unit with transfers from other wards for those who are frail, needing more support or with complex discharges. The multi-disciplinary team provide reablement and recovery for patients in Cornwall. It provides an innovative opportunity to support our patients to receive high quality care and remain close to home.

Cove Ward will provide care, treatment and support to any person experiencing mental illness following an admission.

You could be part of this multi-disciplinary team, working to bring innovative, quality solutions to support people with mental health conditions. The Service is developing and now is an exciting time to be part of the team to develop a service to best support the needs of the demographics of patients coming into hospital

Full and Part time available, both day and night shift working is required to fulfill this post.

An attractive relocation package may be available.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and may be required to teach other nursing and non-nursing staff.o To provide designated named nurse responsibility for a number of patients.o To provide leadership, supervision and support to junior staff both qualified and unqualified in the absence of the Clinical Team Leader and Unit Manager during the course of the normal shift pattern, and to ensure the efficient and effective use of resources available to deliver a high standard of quality care to service users.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Just over 532,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification Education / Qualifications and Relevant Experience Essential
  • Professional Qualification and registration - NMC/RMN/RGN
  • Professional Qualification- RMN/ RGN
  • Diploma level professional education supplemented by specialist training and development or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of working with people with complex and challenging needs
Personal Qualities Essential
  • Up to date clinical skills in providing mental health care to patients in hospital
  • Good communication skills-including - verbal, written and via computer
  • Experience in an adult mental health setting
  • Experience of working with patients with complex and challenging needs.
  • Previous experience of working in an inpatient environment as an RMN/RGN

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