Registered Mental Health Nurse Inpatient

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
10 Oct 2022

View more

Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.
Apply today and receive a £3,000 'Golden Hello' as part of our commitment to growing our nursing workforce.

Payment for successful candidates. Terms and conditions apply.

An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen for a registered nurse to join a progressive forward thinking, recovery focused inpatient team across the secure services inpatient wards.

The team is comprised of medical staff including consultant psychiatrist and junior doctors and trainees, Nursing staff both registered and non registered, Specialist Social Worker, Specialist Occupational Therapist and therapy team including activity coordinators.

As a team we are consistently focused on the provision of quality care which is evidence based and as such actively support staff development through provision of formal and informal training to ensure that our staff are afforded the skills required to effectively and efficiently to support recovery.

The service provides 24 hour care and there is an expectation of working across the shift patterns including weekends and bank holidays.

As a registered nurse, you will be inducted across all areas of the hospital and there will be times where you will work across the wards due to clinical acuity in that area or staffing shortages.

Main duties of the job

  • To plan care for patients e.g. organising appointments, treatments, interventions, care programme approach (CPA) reviews
  • Responsible for managing and prioritising own workload, balancing the needs of patients and service requirements/competing priorities
  • To assess the needs of patients and their carers' based on the analysis of a range of facts or situations. Interventions will be planned on the assessment information and the interpretation of this e.g. Mental Health assessment/risk assessment
  • To contribute to assessment and management plan for patients with high risk clinical needs to ensure safety of patients, carers, staff and the general public
  • Develops and maintains the patients control over decision making, assess the patients commitment to the jointly determined plan of care, and fosters personal responsibility for health
  • Deliver care interventions and nursing advice in a variety of settings, that promote patient flexibility and choice, and which are sensitive to cultural preference.

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust that delivers integrated health services to communities across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. To find out more about our wide range of services visit

You will join our team of over 3,000 colleagues that work together to change lives. lives. We're proud of our Trust community and we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our staff and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire is a great place to live and offers some of the most competitive house prices in the country with access to excellent schools and further and higher education providers.

We offer a wide range of benefits to help support a healthy work-life balance and support your overall health and wellbeing.

  • Free on-site parking
  • Buy and sell annual leave
  • Cycle to work & car leasing schemes
  • Extra day off on completion of mandatory training and receiving your flu vaccination
  • Wide-range of Health & Wellbeing benefits

Job description Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification Knowledge Essential
  • A broad understanding of relevant policy, legislation drivers and their application to clinical and service area, e.g. Mental Capacity Act, Social Inclusion
  • An understanding of relevant clinical practice/standards within identified clinical area
  • Standard IT skills
  • Full understanding of relevant policy, drivers and their application to clinical and service area, e.g. NSF, Social Inclusion
  • Full understanding/application of relevant clinical practice/standards/audit within identified clinical area
Personal Attributes Essential
  • Able to demonstrate effective inter-personal/communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate ethical values and attitudes within a culture of equality and diversity
  • Work within the culture of improving working lives and working time directive
  • Awareness of leadership/management skills and qualities
  • Working knowledge of Trust policies and procedures
Experience Essential
  • Willingness to undertake and complete preceptorship; facilitating the transition for newly qualified nurse booklet and core competency development programme
  • Appropriate knowledge/experience of working in mental health/learning disability clinical practice areas
  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area at specialist level of care
  • Evidence of specialist practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development
Qualifications Essential
  • Part III or 13 of NMC live register
  • Willingness to undertake mentorship training and responsibilities
  • Part III or 13 of NMC live register
  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring pre-registration students
  • Evidence of current CPD/formal qualifications at an advanced level e.g. degree or post graduate level or equivalent knowledge/experiential learning
Effort and Environment Essential
  • Mandatory training for the management of violence and aggression
  • Requirement of frequent concentration e.g. assessments, care plans

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert