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Bank Registered Mental Health Nurse (Rampton Hospital)

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£16.84 an hour per hour
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Band 5
Part Time
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Are you looking for something a bit different, a new challenge, a varied role?

We have exciting and unique opportunities available at Rampton Hospital, just outside Retford.

Rampton Hospital, part of the Forensic Division within the Trust, is an award-winning hospital, and is one of only three high secure hospitals in England.

We are the only hospital in the country to provide high secure care to patients who are women, who are deaf or who have Learning Disabilities, alongside our Mental Health and Personality Disorder treatment pathways.

Rampton Hospital is therefore, a very unique place to work, with patients at the centre of everything we do.

For the first time, Rampton Hospital is now recruiting new bank workers making this an amazing opportunity to pick up some extra hours in a unique setting.

Bank is a flexible form of working in which you can book shifts as and when suits you. It also gives you the opportunity to work with a wide variety of teams and specialisms.

Main duties of the job

Rampton Hospital has 24 wards offering comprehensive assessment and recovery focused individualised care and treatment packages for patients who experience a mental health disorder, personality disorder or learning disabilities combined with a history of offending behaviour.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic, reliable and adaptable Registered Mental Health Nurses & Learning Disability Nurses to join the Trust Bank providing support to wards and patients. We are looking for Staff Nurses who are resilient, passionate about nursing and patient centred. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and understand the need for developing positive therapeutic relationships with our patient group.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?
Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career.

Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description
Job responsibilities

As a bank worker, you will have a flexible contract that enables you to pick and choose the shifts that best suit you and your schedule.

Youll be eligible for many of the benefits of permanent staff, including:
  • Access to shifts in one of only 3 high secure hospitals in the country
  • Opportunities to gain experience within a variety of specialist teams
  • Access to the NHS pension scheme
  • An NHS badge entitling you to many NHS benefits
  • Induction, security and mandatory training
  • Competitive pay rates (£16.84 day rate, £21.90Saturday/night, £26.95 Sunday/bank holiday)

Working on the bank, your roles and responsibilities will vary according to your placement or shifts picked up, giving you the opportunity for a wide variety of experience. See job description for more details.

Please note that interviews for this role are currently scheduled to take place 27/02/2023 and 28/02/2023.
Person Specification
  • Professional Qualification (Mental Health/Learning Disabilities/General) to degree level or equivalent.
  • Maintains current registration with the NMC

  • Demonstrate continued professional development to maintain professional registration

  • Demonstrates satisfactory clinical expertise for the banding.

  • Specialist and area specific experience.

  • Willingness to undertake new clinical practices, education and training that will enhance service delivery.

  • Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments
  • Knowledge of the nursing 6 c's

  • Awareness of national and local issues impacting nursing care.

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good written/oral communication skills.
  • Diplomatic, caring & sympathetic
  • Ability to be flexible and handle conflict issues
  • Good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care
  • IT skills

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