Registered Mental Health Nurses

Devon Partnership NHS Trust
£27,055 - £32,934 per annum pro rata
Closing date
31 Oct 2022

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Prison and Forensic
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Registered Mental Health Nurses – Secure Services The role
Relocation package up to £8K

Refer a friend scheme applies – both earn up to £500 – for existing staff
  • Are you an experienced, committed and dynamic mental health nurse who wants to use their skills to make a difference?
  • Can you work effectively with those we care for, their families, clinicians, staff and other stakeholders to deliver exceptional quality care that changes people’s lives?
  • Have you ever wanted to live and work in one of the UK’s most beautiful areas?

We’re searching for qualified and experienced registered mental health nurses for exciting new roles within our Secure Services Directorate at Langdon Hospital in Dawlish.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) you will use your skills, knowledge and understanding of mental health care to assess patients, then develop, implement and evaluate a programme of care for them.

The Secure Services Directorate can be challenging, but the work is highly rewarding. As a trust, we embrace the recovery approach, embracing a holistic approach to care. You will be willing to lead, inspiring your colleagues to deliver care that helps patients on the road to recovery.

This is an exciting time to be joining us as we continue to grow and improve. We’re committed to helping you become the best you can be and offer significant opportunities for development, alongside an attractive benefits package and a rewarding working environment.
About you
You will be passionate about making a difference to people’s lives. You will be responsible for managing and directing the care of some of the most vulnerable people we are responsible for, many of whom will have complex and ongoing needs.

You will use your skills and experience to develop packages of treatment that focus on recovery, where possible, helping the people we care for to regain some independence. We call it ‘inspiring hope – together’.

An experienced and qualified nurse, you will be able to demonstrate specific examples of how your involvement has improved patient care, the patient experience and how you have influenced teams to deliver high-quality care.

The role involves deputising for more senior staff and setting an example for other members of staff. You will exemplify the recovery approach, taking a holistic approach to care that involves the entire person.

Personally, you will be a clear and confident communicator, capable of interacting and working effectively with people who use our services, their families and carers, staff and stakeholders from all backgrounds.

Working independently, you will make decisions that change lives every single day.

Due to the nature of the role, all staff are required to both attend and pass a physical restraint assessment as you may be involved in restraint incidents on a regular basis. This is a requirement to ensure we meet the needs of our patients and remain effective in maintaining the safety and wellbeing of all.
About us
Our Secure Services are recognised as being some of the best in the country with a nationally recognised Recovery College on site – The Discovery Centre.

We provide a positive environment in which to deliver high quality care, therapy and recreation. The overall focus of care within our Secure Service is upon personal recovery – supporting people to attain their goals, to achieve a sense of hope, opportunity and control and to move towards independence.
Our offer to you
Based at Langdon Hospital our 111 acre site offers free parking, a patient-led café and spectacular views across the Dawlish coast and countryside.

Benefits of working at Devon Partnership NHS Trust include:
  • Wide range of leadership development opportunities
  • Comprehensive preceptorship programme
  • Commitment to flexible working where we can
  • 27 days of annual leave per year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years’ service with the NHS so you can really enjoy what Devon has to offer
  • Refer a friend scheme and both earn £500
  • Research opportunities
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Access to free recovery and wellbeing courses from our Recovery College
  • Salary sacrifice cyclesheme
  • 24/7 Employee assistance programme
Living here
Living in Devon offers you a fantastic lifestyle and a beautiful place to live and work and particularly if you work at Langdon Hospital – even your commute to work can lead you alongside the coast or over the moors. Throughout the county there are exceptional schools, and you’ll never be short of activities to fill your evenings and weekends – from cycling, walking and water sports to city shopping trips, theatre trips, bustling nightlife and great restaurants.

If you’re looking for an innovative and rewarding place to work, plus a beautiful place to live, then joining Devon Partnership NHS Trust is the right place for you.

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