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Registered Nurse - Whalley

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
22 Aug 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Welcome Bonus of 5% of starting salary and Relocation Packages of upto £8000 available (subject to t&c's)


We are looking for Registered Mental Health Nurses for the Woodview Unit, Whalley.

Opening in early 2023, the Woodview Unit is a newly refurbished building on the Whalley site which will have a total of 32 beds including 12 Male, 12 Female and an 8 bedded Male PICU unit. These additional beds will complement those on the Pendleview Unit, Royal Blackburn Hospital.

The Woodview Unit is being designed with extensive input from service users and clinicians and is based on 'safety by design' to ensure that it can provide high quality care. The ethos of the unit is to provide therapeutic care which is empowering, person-centred and needs led, and focuses on promoting recovery and independence.

Main duties of the job

At Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust (LCFT), we are passionate about the quality of care we deliver and are looking for nurses who can help deliver excellent care.

Are you a compassionate, respectful team player committed to promoting excellence, teamwork and accountability?

Do you have excellent communication skills that would enable you to work within a challenging environment that constantly strives to provide the best possible experience for our service users and their carers?

We are looking for nurses who are passionate about people and delivering high quality care.

We are very keen to hear from qualified Registered Mental Health Nurses and nurses who are keen to return to practice, to work in our inpatient areas.

Those who are due to qualify in the next six months should contact the leads below to discuss future opportunities and when to apply for posts.

As a nurse in LCFT you will be central to providing high quality care and be given opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge.

About us

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.

We want to recruit people to the service who share our values and are confident in their ability to contribute to the demonstrated effectiveness and acceptability of our service.

Staff at Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust work to improve lives with a culture based on four core values:
  • We are kind
  • We are a team
  • We are respectful
  • We are always learning

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Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached the Job Description and Person Specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse Qualification.(RNMH & RNLD) or a student nurse nearing qualification
  • On-going registration with the NMC
Knowledge Essential
  • 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
Experience Essential
  • Post Graduate experience or be a student nurse nearing qualification
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team structure
  • Experience of assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing care needs

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