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Staff Nurse - Inpatient Dementia Services

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year Per Annum / Pro Rata
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Old Age
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Successful applicants will be invited to attend an Assessment Centre at Carew House, Bodmin on 17th February 2023. This will be a morning or afternoon to be confirmed.

Passionate about dementia care?

Garner Ward is Cornwall's specialist dementia ward offering assessment and treatment of organic mental health problems with dementia.

We are an innovative team who strive to lead from the front within the field of dementia care.

We pride ourselves on giving exceptional care to our patients and their families and we are looking for colleagues who share our passion.

We are seeking RGN's, RMN's or RNLD's who want to join us in our commitment to delivering outstanding, safe and innovative care.

You would be working as part of a multidisciplinary team, including; Nurse Consultant, Occupational Therapy, Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Psychiatrist supporting a personalised approach to care and treatment.

If you share our passion and want to help us lead from the front then click apply and let today be the start of a new journey!

Informal chats and visits welcome.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and may be required to teach other nursing and non-nursing staff. To be delegated to take responsibility for the co-ordination of a designated caseload in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility.To provide leadership, supervision and support to junior staff both qualified and unqualified in the absence of the Deputy Team Leader and Ward Manager during the course of the normal shift pattern, and to ensure the efficient and effective use of resources available to deliver a high standard of quality care to service users.To take part in the service rotational training programme.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Just over 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Current professional registration - NMC
  • To act as a mentor for student university placements. Having the mentoring qualification or being willing to work towards this qualification and attending mentorship updates as required
  • Professional qualification - RMN / RNLD / RGN
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working with patients with a range of mental health problems
  • Assessment, care planning, implementation of care and review
  • Previous recent experience in caring for the elderly with mental health conditions

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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