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Staff Nurse Practitioner

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum / pro rata
Closing date
28 Sep 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Amazing service, I feel safe here. Staff were incredible and made me feel hopeful for the first time in a long time.

Every nurse looked after me so well and I'm so grateful of that.

Calm, welcoming environment & staff were attentive, caring & highly engaging.

Support was brilliant! Never felt so involved in my own care! Also feel relaxed. Overall The Haven is amazing!.

- Quotes from Service Leaders who have used The Haven service

Does this sound like the kind of place you would like to work within and the type of care you would like to deliver?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly skilled and motivated Band 5 practitioner to join our team at The Haven, located at Meadowfield Hospital in Worthing, as we open a brand-new unit.

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

We are looking for someone who is keen to develop themselves and gain experience within the Urgent Care Service alongside a diverse range of experienced professionals. We need practitioners to support our team in developing excellent relationships with the emergency services who refer people to us. The team is searching for someone who is a skilled communicator, empathetic, and able to facilitate inclusive and collaborative crisis assessments to those service leaders accessing The Haven.

About us

All your skills and training will be fully utilised and developed through clinical supervision and training opportunities. We offer a two week induction which gives you the opportunity to spend time working with different teams including Crisis Resolution Teams and A&E Liaison to offer you a better understanding of how services fit into the community around us.

There are plenty of opportunities for career development in one of the largest Mental Health Trusts in the South of England.

All posts offer the Trust's £2000 Golden Hello for band 5 or 6 Nurses, or a relocation package up to a maximum of £2000 (subject to terms and conditions).

We encourage flexible working. We know that a positive work/ life balance brings about huge health-related benefits, which has a positive impact on the care we provide. Please speak to us about flexible working, for example, home-working, part time hours, flexible start/ finish times or anything else. If it works for you and works for the role, we'll do our best to make it happen.

Job description Job responsibilities

  • Prioritising and responding to the needs of individuals presenting to the Urgent Care Service under supervision.
  • Utilising your clinical skills and judgement to complete psychosocial assessments, risk assessments, and formulate a plan of care with support from senior team members.
  • Developing and demonstrating an understanding of clinical interventions relevant to the care group, to include education, care plans and discharge planning
  • Working compassionately and creatively to identify therapeutic and evidence-based outcomes, care plans for people who are experiencing a crisis.
  • Contribute to developing bespoke crisis plans and work closely with our inpatient and community mental health teams.
  • Work closely with carers, families and partner agencies to facilitate and promote safety and well-being of service users and their families/carers.
  • Supervising Urgent Care Support Worker team members to aid in their development.

If you are reading this and thinking this is the ideal job opportunity for you and you would like more information, please do contact me on the number below. I would welcome interested applicants for an informal visit and conversation about the role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental Nurse, Social Worker or OT
  • Mentorship, ENB 998 or level 3 module in teaching and assessing in clinical practice
Knowledge/Experience Essential
  • Knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and DOL's
  • Knowledge of the MHA (1983/2007)
Analytical & Judgement skill Essential
  • Excellent clinical skills

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