Registered Nurse - Mental Health

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum
Closing date
31 Oct 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Welcome Bonus of £7000 over your first 3 years and Relocation Packages of upto £8000 available (*subject to t&c's)

We are pleased to announce a new incentive package for our Inpatient Registered Nurse roles
  • Welcome Bonus - £3000 on joining LSCft..............
  • After Year 1 - a Further £2000............
  • After Year 2 - a Further £2000...........

We are holding a recruitment event on the 10th August 2022 in Kendal, come along to discuss and have an interview for this vacancy.

We have a rare opportunity for an RMN to join the team at The Orchard in Lancaster.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?Learning Disability Nurses are welcome to apply and would be expected to work on the ward to form part of the qualified nurse's establishmentAs a nurse in LSCFT you will be central to providing high quality care and be given opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge. We are looking for nurses who are passionate about people and delivering high quality care.

Main duties of the job

As a Band 5 Nurse within the team you will be regularly supported and supervised by a nominated Band 6 Nurse Specialist and you will be encouraged to take personal responsibility for clinical supervision and your continued professional development plan.

You will undertake a period of preceptorship overseen by a named Band 6 Nurse Specialist within your team and engage on the trusts Preceptorship programme.

You will provide nurse leadership within the multidisciplinary team and ensure the effective assessment, formulation, planning and monitoring of care given to service users.

You will be required to offer clinical and managerial leadership to junior Health Care Staff and Student Nurses as part of your role within the team. You may be required to take on tasks that require you to operate electronic staffing record systems, authorising periods of leave, sickness and absence for junior nursing staff.

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

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification Education / Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Qualification.(RNMH & RNLD)
  • 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
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team structure
  • Experience of assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing care needs.

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