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RMN Band 5 nurse

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
10 Feb 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Wood Lea Clinic is looking to recruit dynamic Band 5's, both RNLD/RNM.

Full Time - 37.5 hours- per week (including unsocial hours)

We are a 10 bedded low secure unit on the outskirts of Bedford, offering a specialist service for the assessment and treatment of men with learning disabilities who have offended, or exhibit offending behaviour. In this challenging but rewarding role you will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team in the delivery of predominately ward based care and activities.

Main duties of the job

If you are a newly qualified RNLD/RMN, you will receive a preceptorship from an established staff team who prioritise offering high quality care to this diverse group of individuals. In addition to a preceptorship or if you are not newly- qualified, we can offer you specialist training in specialised risk assessments such as HCR-20 v3 and the RSVP. We work very closely with our Psychologist who delivers treatment groups to our patients and there are always opportunities for our Nurses to become involved. You will become an experienced practitioner in both mental health and forensic issues and gain an in-depth understanding about how our practice is adapted for those who have learning disabilities. You will be conversant in the mental health act (1983) and implement the code of practice on a daily basis.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please look at the job description and personal specification. if you require further details then please contact John Mupoto

Person Specification Knowledge Essential
  • oCompetent in leading a shift, prioritising, assessing and managing risk
Knowledge Essential
  • oAble to assess, plan, implement and evaluate using Care Programme Approach oENB 998 Mentorship in Public Services
Skills Essential
  • oExperience in risk assessment and management oExcellent observation skills oAbility to competently risk assess
Personal Qualities Essential
  • oAbility to work in partnership by developing and maintaining constructive relationships with colleagues and the ability for multi-agency working oPrioritising own and others workloads and able to work under pressure oAbility to work in an open manner as part of a team, with commitment to sharing and working alongside staff in own and other organisations, whilst recognising own responsibilities and limitations.

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