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Mental Health Nurse *£3k Welcome bonus*

Employer
Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust
Location
Great Yarmouth
Salary
£27,055 to £32,934 a year gross per annum
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

Are you looking for variety to build on your existing skills & gain experience in specialist areas of Mental Health nursing? We have an exciting rotation opportunity available throughout our Adult Mental Health services based in Great Yarmouth.
*£3k Welcome bonus / Relocation bonus available (T&C'S Apply)*

This unique opportunity is available for Mental Health trained Registered Nurses who would like to work in the following areas: Adult Acute Inpatients (Northgate Hospital), Mental Health Liaison Team (James Paget Hospital) and Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team (Northgate Hospital).

This is a new rotation programme where you will rotate around all three areas & spend 8 months in each setting; you'll have the opportunity to gain insight into aspects of the acute pathway here in Great Yarmouth, exploring 3 different areas & at the end of the 24 months you'll have a substantive post in one of the areas you have spent time in on your rotation.

All three areas are fast paced services where no two days will be the same. This is the ideal role for someone who is interested in understanding the adult acute pathway and will be a fantastic foundation to prepare you for the next steps in your career.

Working on a rotation will give you the opportunity to work with a variety of professionals with different skills sets and experience, all with the same goal in mind. You will work with specialists in key areas & gain broad experience to prepare you for band 6 roles and beyond.

Main duties of the job
If you are a Registered Mental Health Nurse looking to gain experience in different areas and want to widen your expertise, then this could be the ideal role for you!

We are looking for energised individuals who will be excited to be part of something new and very special. We're looking for creativity, innovative ideas and passion towards providing excellent patient care in collaborative ways.

You'll need to take a flexible approach to your work and remain calm under pressure; being aware of the operational pressures faced in acute settings is also vital.

We're looking for a mental health nurse; you'll need to be dedicated, flexible and keen to gain invaluable experience for the future.

Working on this rotation programme will provide you with hands on experience to enrich your nursing career. You'll be welcomed, valued and supported by all of the teams you will be working alongside and can expect local inductions and training throughout.

About us

Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing experiences and learning from each other. In addition to ongoing training and development opportunities, we are committed to providing an environment in which you can thrive.

Why work for us? We have challenges as a Trust, but we have ambitious aspirations, are pushing ahead with exciting transformation work and we need dedicated individuals to support us on our journey. We have strong, established nursing networks coupled with an exceptional leadership team who will ensure you are truly cared for and cared about.

Why Norfolk and Suffolk? The people here are warm and welcoming, you'll never be far from the beautiful coastline or Broads National Park. We're an hour and a half away from London and have an international airport in Norwich too. Our villages, towns and cities are packed full of history, independent cafes, shops and theatres. We have excellent shopping, eating out, top ranking schooling and affordable house prices too.

Benefits

Benefits included with this role are: -
  • NHS pension
  • a comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • career progression
  • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • staff physio service
  • NHS discounts and many more
  • Relocation packages.


Job description
Job responsibilities

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

Interview dates are yet to be set; you will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.

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**This post attracts a recruitment premium of £3,000 (pro-rata for part time roles). This is a one off payment with half paid on appointment and half paid after the completion of a satisfactory probation period (6 months). The premium is taxable. Please note that should you leave employment, or choose to move to an alternative post within the Trust that does not attract this recruitment premium, you will be required to reimburse all or some it, as follows: 100% of the value of the premium in the first 12 months; 50% of the value of the premium in the period 12 months to 2 years following appointment. Please note this recruitment premium is for external applicants only. Not applicable to newly qualified nurses**

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • Nursing degree or equivalent, Dip SW or Dip OT or equivalent, or HCPC registered
  • Mentorship qualification or willingness to undertake mentorship training

Experience
Desirable
  • Previous experience of working with people with mental health needs

Skills
Essential
  • Good observation and reporting skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to display calm, mature response to difficult situations

Desirable
  • Ability to supervise others

Knowledge
Essential
  • Understanding of issues surrounding confidentiality

Desirable
  • Awareness of security and its impact and willingness to expand knowledge on it.
  • Working knowledge /application of the Mental Health Act 1983

Other
Essential
  • Enthusiastic and well motivated
  • Able to work as part of a close team
  • Ability to travel independently
  • Generally interested and motivated to work in a care environment


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Company

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“Welcome to Norfolk and Suffolk foundation Trust, we provide an extensive range of mental health services across two counties , working with our communities and partners we continue to develop and transform our services so we can really meet the needs of the people we serve .We are an organisation which truly values nurses , acknowledges the special , unique skills they bring and is committed to developing clinical, academic and leadership pathways whilst supporting, nurturing and caring for you .We have strengthened nurse leadership, created Nurse Consultant , Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist roles with many more expected . We have over 80 Non medical prescribers and will continue to support more each year .  Nursing In NSFT is not without its challenges but we have used them to create opportunities, to learn, to improve and to work differently . Our absolute priority , our number one aim is to improve the care we provide and we will achieve this. Join us and be part of something very special" - Diane Hull, Chief Nurse

Diane Hull - NSNHSFT

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is the main provider of specialist mental health services for the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, serving a population of 1.6 million people. We are a large organisation covering a wide geographical area divided into ‘Care Groups'. There are also Care Groups supporting children, family and young people’s services, and specialist services, including Forensic mental health services.

Each Care Group has its own Leadership team, with the aim of supporting clinically led decision making locally, to support the needs of people accessing services. 

We have inpatient facilities across both counties with smaller bases in rural locations. Many of the Trust’s services are offered in the community, enabling people accessing services to receive the support they need in an environment familiar to them.

At NSFT we believe in recovery and wellbeing, and understand the importance of good physical health, maintaining relationships and achieving a balance between treatments and continuing an active life.

The people in our care, families and carers are at the centre of all aspects of all we do and are vital in helping shape and support our service strategy. Our strategy supports and enables people with mental health problems to live a fulfilling life and make their personal recovery journey. 

Norfolk and Suffolk, in the East of England are some of the safest places to live in the UK, with low crime rates making it a community to be proud of. Housing prices are frequently cited as a reason to move here, as you get an incredible amount for your money compared with other major UK cities.

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About our location

Norwich in Norfolk has something for everyone. It has retained a strong local identity and, with that, a sense of community. Locals say hello to each other, baristas remember our coffee orders and you’ll be among the first to know about interesting local projects.  This strong sense of community, along with excellent shopping, eating out, affordable house prices and excellent schooling is why Norwich has been ranked by the Guardian as the UK’s best city to work in.

Ipswich in Suffolk is steeped in history, yet full of life. According to The London Economic, affordable house prices and hourly commutes to London have earned Suffolk’s county town a slot in their top ten property destinations. “In Ipswich we have got a fantastic cultural offer far better than what towns and cities bigger than us are offering.  We have got very good transport links, especially to London, and house prices are a lot cheaper in the area.

One of Norfolk’s most famous stretches of beaches, Great Yarmouth attracts around six million tourists each year! Situated at the mouth of the River Yare, this old port town is home to beautiful golden sandy beaches and neighbouring towns and villages with scenic views and homely charm.

Full to the brim of history and with a vibrant town centre, King’s Lynn is the ideal destination to enjoy the superb mix of history, shopping and entertainment on offer!  A small, historic market town, King's Lynn is the perfect place to live and work, with fantastic train links and short drives to fantastic beaches.

Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk is a unique and dazzling historic gem. An important market town with a richly fascinating heritage, the striking combination of medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares and glorious cathedral and abbey gardens provide a distinctive visual charm. With prestigious shopping, an award-winning market, plus variety of attractions and places to stay, Bury St Edmunds is under two hours from London and convenient for Cambridge.

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Travel

For family members who love (or need) to travel, you’re ideally located. Trains run to and from London every 30 minutes from both Ipswich and Norwich, and there are direct rail services from Manchester, Nottingham and Cambridge.   Both counties are well connected to major road networks and Norwich has an international airport. 

Some of our valued employees have told their story of working at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust... use the links below to read these.

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