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Staff Nurse

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year
Closing date
8 Feb 2023

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
If you could design your perfect job role... What would it look like?

Would it involve the opportunity to enhance your professional and personal development?

We continue to develop and invest in our extraordinary CAMHS Services and WE WANT YOU to become part of our journey in helping young people recover and overcome adversity.

We will provide you with a robust and supportive welcome programme; including our local CAMHS Induction day and Training day.

The opportunity to apply to enrol on the Children's and Young Persons Mental Health Inpatient Training Programme with the University of Reading.

You will be offered a comprehensive preceptorship when you come to join us.

We just don't stop giving....

How would you like to earn an extra 1401 per annum on top of your salary? Appealing right?

And how about.....

*********2,500 'Golden Hello' Payment**********

Apply now and when you are successfully recruited you will receive 2,500(does not apply to current HIOW NHS Staff)

Where will you be working you ask?

Set in its own grounds, Leigh House is an is an award winning purpose built hospital offering a specialist inpatient service and day care for young people aged between 13-18 years.

We provide support and treatment for young people experiencing acute mental illness, such as depression and psychotic disorders whilst also specialising in supporting those with anorexia.

Main duties of the job

To contribute where required to the provision of a 24 hour, seven day a week inpatient based service, across an acute care pathway.

Under the supervision of the Ward Manager and Charge Nurses, you are required to work according to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code of Professional Conduct and relevant professional guidelines.

You will be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care. Develop, implement and evaluate care plans in conjunction with patients, carers and other professionals ensuring individual needs are met. To carry out all relevant forms of care and will be designated to take charge of a ward in the absence of a charge nurse.

About us

Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?

Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?

We want to meet you!

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.

Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.

Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
  • Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
  • We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
  • We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.

Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.

Job description Job responsibilities

To provide a nursing assessment when appropriate, of referred cases to determine the suitability for mental health nursing intervention.

To act as a prime provider of care for allocated patient(s) by planning, assessing and evaluating patient programmes of care.

To frequently prepare for, participate in and attend ward rounds and other multi professional meetings.

To ensure a high standard of nursing in the application of clinical nursing procedures and treatments including the custody, storage and administration of medicines.

To advise staff of other psychiatric services in the nursing care of difficult to manage patients when appropriate.

To maintain a high standard of nursing care during procedures and treatments through supervision and instruction.

To ensure patients' rights are maintained and protected under the Mental Health Act.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • RMN/RNLD/RSCN Sub part 1 of the NMC Register
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Commitment to Lifelong Learning

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