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Registered Mental Health Nurse

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year pa
Closing date
3 Oct 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Coral Ward is currently hiring and we are looking for dynamic, compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a passion for working in Acute Mental Healthcare to join our friendly and caring team.

You must be friendly, approachable, flexible, motivated and hard working with a passion for delivering high quality care.

Coral Ward is a working aged and mixed gendered acute inpatient ward based at Langley Green Hospital in Crawley, West Sussex. We have 19 beds and support service users with a wide range of mental health diagnoses.

We work within a Multidisciplinary Team made up of our Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Team, Matron, Ward Manager and Nursing Team including our Clinical Support Worker, Health Care Assistants and Activity Coordinators. Closely working alongside our Pharmacy, Occupational Therapy, Facilities and Carer Support Services.

We have been named 'Caring Coral' in light of the innovative and creative ways we go above and beyond to strive to deliver the highest quality care for our service users and are always open to new ideas to improve our service. We are currently leading on a Sleep Hygiene project to establish how we can improve our service users quality of sleep when they are admitted with us.

This post offers a Golden Hello, or a Relocation package up to a maximum of £2000.

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

Coral ward is situated within Langley Green Hospital in Crawley. Crawley is situated closely to London and Brighton and benefits from a thriving, vibrant and diverse community.

About us

We would love to employ an NMC qualified mental health nurse passionate about outstanding patient-care. If you want to work somewhere where your ideas are heard and your development supported- please apply and/or contact us. We welcome you to arrange a visit to Langley Green Hospital alongside your application or even give us a follow on our Twitter page @ LGH_SPFT.

Job description Job responsibilities

We are part of a trust which offers specialist training programs tailored to enable professional development, quality improvement and improve the care our service leaders receive. We firmly believe in 'no health care without self-care' meaning we support and invest in our staff. Just some of the ways we do this include robust supervision packages, protected monthly study and safety days, staff wellbeing events and away days. For newly qualified nurses there is a preceptorship programme with a wide range of protected study sessions to support you as you commence your nursing journey.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse with current registration (mental health / LD/ Adult) appropriate to the job role.
Knowledge/Experience Essential
  • Knowledge of MHA (1983/2007).
  • Knowledge of Mental Capacity Act (2005), to include practical knowledge of FACE documentation, DOLS and Best Interest decisions
  • Child and Adult safe guarding procedures
  • Change management, organising and prioritising workloads
  • Demonstrate ability to enhance care through evidence based knowledge
  • Demonstrate professional development relevant to the care group
  • Demonstrates ability to assess and manage clinical risk

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