Band 5/6 Development Senior nurse
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Are you a creative and enthusiastic mental health nurse with transferable skills, who is willing to undertake some specific learning and development?
Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people and their families who experience mental health issues in an inpatient setting?
Do you want to be part of a Team that actively delivers innovative ways to supporting people to improve their mental health, wellbeing and support recovery?
If the answer is Yes, then please read on;
An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Band 5/6 development Senior Nurses on Brant Ward, Witham Court.
Brant Ward is an 18 bedded acute assessment ward for older adults experiencing mental health problems. The ward can be challenging, fast paced and offer excellent opportunities for professional development.
Brant Ward has embarked upon developing person centred, evidence-based practice ensuring that the patient is at the centre of all we do making this an ideal time to join our team. Brant Ward is a pivotal part of the acute care pathway working closely with our Home Treatment Team to ensure the highest quality care.
The focus of our care is to provide assessment and treatment for our patients in a safe and compassionate environment. We are committed to delivering person centred care around the values of the 6 C’s and the band 6 role is pivotal to this.
The successful candidate(s) must be able to lead a team forward with these values, helping develop our vision to create a centre of excellence, to aim for and maintain high standards of care.
The candidate(s) will be part of the Brant Ward management team providing the focus and direction for the wards. The ability to be innovative and creative within this service is desired. Managerial, supervisory and leadership skills are essential, with a clear focus on providing clinical direction to the teams.
It is important that the successful candidate has a clear understanding of the Trusts priorities and the strategic direction over the coming years.
On appointment, the successful candidate will be expected to work through the Band 5-6 Competency framework and on completion of this framework their salaried banding will then increase to that of a Band 6.
The hours are 37.5 per week worked on a shift basis to cover 24 hour period to include nights and weekends.
A full induction package will be offered, access to training, regular supervision, annual appraisal and a commitment to developing staff to their full potential.
The salary for these posts is depending upon relevant experience.
For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Olivia Adams , Ward Manager on 07581022319 or e-mail Olivia.firstname.lastname@example.org
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