Registered Mental Health Nurse

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year pa
Closing date
21 Aug 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Opal ward is a 20 bedded Older Adults Psychiatric ward, supporting service leaders with a variety of mental and physical health conditions. We are looking for newly qualified RMN's, return to practice and experienced registered mental health nurses to join our caring and friendly team. We are a well established and diverse team compromising of nurses, health care assistants, psychology, occupational therapists, activity coordinators and more!

This post offers a Golden Hello, or a Relocation package up to a maximum of £2000. (pro rata applies and subject to terms and conditions. Please see attached Protocol document).

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID

Main duties of the job

Opal ward is situated within Langley Green Hospital in Crawley. Crawley is situated closely to London and Brighton and benefits from a thriving, vibrant and diverse community.

About us

We would love to employ an NMC qualified mental health nurse passionate about outstanding patient-care. If you want to work somewhere where your ideas are heard and your development supported- please apply and/or contact us. We welcome you to arrange a visit to Langley Green Hospital alongside your application or even give us a follow on our Twitter page @ LGH_SPFT.

Job description Job responsibilities

We are part of a trust which offers specialist training programs tailored to enable professional development, quality improvement and improve the care our service leaders receive. We firmly believe in 'no health care without self-care' meaning we support and invest in our staff. Just some of the ways we do this include robust supervision packages, protected monthly study and safety days, staff wellbeing events and away days. For newly qualified nurses there is a preceptorship programme with a wide range of protected study sessions to support you as you commence your nursing journey.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse with current registration (mental health / LD/ Adult) appropriate to the job role.
Knowledge/Experience Essential
  • Knowledge of MHA (1983/2007).
  • Knowledge of Mental Capacity Act (2005), to include practical knowledge of FACE documentation, DOLS and Best Interest decisions
  • Child and Adult safe guarding procedures
  • Change management, organising and prioritising workloads
  • Demonstrate ability to enhance care through evidence based knowledge
  • Demonstrate professional development relevant to the care group
  • Demonstrates ability to assess and manage clinical risk

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