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Registered Nurse - Mental Health

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

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Old Age
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)

Mental Health Services across LSCFT are undergoing a period of rapid growth and modernisation. In Central Lancashire, LSCFT is opening a specialist 11 bedded unit providing inpatient service for older adults.

The Unit provides assessment and interventions for clients, operates seven days a week and is accessible 24hrs per day.

We are inviting applications from RMN's with Band 5 experience to join a dynamic forward thinking nursing team.

We are looking for highly motivated staff nurses who can demonstrate excellent clinical, leadership and interpersonal qualities. The successful candidate must be willing to work in fast paced environment, have a positive outlook and ensure that delivering a quality service, which genuinely engages with service users, carers and other stakeholders, is a key priority.

The successful post holders will be expected to work shifts covering 24 hours, seven days a week.

Main duties of the job

You will be a Nurse working within a multi-disciplinary team and carry out a diverse range of duties. 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 actively promote teamwork, respect, integrity, accountability, excellence and compassion within the clinical team in accordance with the Trust values and Code of Conduct. You are required to maintain links with your professional body and provide evidence for the revalidation process.

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

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 and South Cumbria 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 Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse Qualification.(RNMH & RNLD)
  • On-going registration with the NMC.
  • RMN with Band 5 experience
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
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team structure
  • Experience of assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing care needs.

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