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Registered Nurse - Dova Unit

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Welcome Bonus of £7000 over your first 3 years and Relocation Packages of upto £8000 available (subject to t&c's)

We are pleased to announce a new incentive package for our Inpatient Registered Nurse roles
  • Welcome Bonus- £3000 on joining LSCft..............
  • AfterYear 1- a Further £2000............
  • AfterYear 2- a Further £2000...........

An exciting opportunity has arisen for band 5 Mental Health Nurses who are currently or due to register with the NMC to work on our adult acute admission ward within Dane Garth in Barrow-in-Furness.

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

In addition, the successful post holder may be expected to rotate across the inpatient units within the Dane Garth site and be able to work shifts covering 24 hours, seven days a week.

Main duties of the job

To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team (M.D.T.) to develop person centred holistic care. Maintaining individual's quality of life whist assessing them for appropriate community placements.

This job also entails taking responsibility for the day to day management of the ward as required in support of the ward manager and deputies, including teaching, supervision of junior staff/students.

The position requires shift work, including occasional nights, on a rotational basis.

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
  • RMN registered on NMC register or LD equivalent
Experience Essential
  • Experience in dementia care and different areas of mental health
Knowledge Essential
  • Mental health national service framework
  • Up to date knowledge of dementia & person centred care
  • Knowledge of mental illness, causation, incidence, prevalence, description of disorders & impact on individuals, families & communities
  • Prescribed medical treatments.

UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details Employer name
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Dane Garth, Furness General Hospital


LA14 4LF

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