Northgate Ward is based at Wedgwood House on the main West Suffolk Hospital site in Bury St Edmunds.
We are looking for an individual who is committed and able to integrate within an established large multi-disciplinary team which is supportive and friendly. We pride ourselves as a team on delivering care that is second to none and we are consistently rated as good for caring by CQC. Do you have experience with physical and mental health issues within later life? Do you have an appreciation of the wider aspects of dementia and are interested in working to support those who do?
Do you have a strong team work ethic and sense of accountability? Good assessment and communication skills and the right attributes to enhance the team are crucial, as is the ability to communicate with the wider MDT.
As a team we are keen to develop and share our knowledge. We hold case discussion and reflection sessions, and alongside individual managerial supervision you will also receive clinical supervision. You will have a personal development plan to look at your strengths and how we can work with you to build on them.
We offer a stimulating experience in a specialist service and are proud of the quality of our achievements. We are enthusiastic about working with older adults - if you are too and find people fascinating and inspiring and want to join a management team to deliver great outcomes, we have the opportunity for you.Main duties of the job
The post holder will be a qualified Mental Health Nurse and/or Registered Nurse (Adult) with experience of working to support older people and their families within a MDT. You will demonstrate a sound understanding of your role as a Lead Professional or Primary Nurse and join our friendly multidisciplinary team working closely with our statutory and non statutory partners to provide appropriate interventions and promote recovery for those individuals admitted to the ward.
PLEASE NOTE: If you use a hotmail, msn or yahoo e-mail account, you will need to check your junk mail regularly as these email providers will divert any communication from this Trust/NHS JOBS straight into your junk inbox.About us
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, learning disability, wellbeing, older people's and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.At any one time, around 23,000 people in Norfolk and Suffolk are receiving care and attention from the Trust. We believe in whole life care - seeing people in the context of their whole lives, understanding the importance of good physical health, friends, family, spirituality, culture, home, work, education and a sense of purpose and achievement to experience good mental health.We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and want to reflect the diversity of our local communities within our teams. We welcome applications from all talented individuals with the relevant qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience.
We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we'd love you to join us!
We will consider flexible working arrangements for our roles, please indicate in your application if this is something you require
TWITTER - The Trust now has it's own Twitter account for recruitment. Follow us on @NSFTjobsJob descriptionJob responsibilities
***Please be aware this post holder needs to be eligible to work in UK and have UK professional RMN registration.
Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference , click APPLY
**This post attracts a recruitment premium of £3,000 (pro-rata for part time roles). This is a one off payment with half paid on appointment and half paid after the completion of a satisfactory probation period (6 months). The premium is taxable. Please note that should you leave employment, or choose to move to an alternative post within the Trust that does not attract this recruitment premium, you will be required to reimburse all or some of the payment.Please note this recruitment premium is for external applicants only. and not applicable to newly qualified nurses**Person SpecificationessentialEssential Desirable
- Experience working in mental health setting
- experience with working with older people
- post registration experience
- physical health experience
Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.