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Newly Qualified Mental Health Nurse - Buckinghamshire

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Aylesbury / High Wycombe
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum / pro rata
Closing date
13 Feb 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit newly qualified or final year Mental Health Nurses to join our well established and highly skilled multi-disciplinary teams.

We are looking for new team members in the following pathways within the Buckinghamshire Directorate: Crisis services, Community CAMHS, and our Adult and Older Adult community and inpatient teams.

If you have an area you would prefer to work in please do state this on your application.

Main duties of the job

We recognise that our team members are our greatest asset and we are keen that you feel supported and encouraged to fulfil your potential.

With a reputation for excellence and providing a range of evidence-based care, our services offer a stepped model of care which is tailored to the individual's needs for stabilisation and recovery. Each team offers a range of therapies and experiences to assist in each person's recovery journey and work in partnership with families and other MDT members .

About us

If you are a dedicated, passionate individual who is committed to improving outcomes for our patients then this is the job for you. We can offer you both personal and clinical development opportunities, in addition to regular professional and clinical supervision, personal development reviews and support for continual professional development activities. We also offer preceptorship support as well as the Flyer Programme.

The Flyer programme provides evidence-based support and guidance to all newly registered nurses. In each pathway, you will get an enriched induction specific to that pathway with your personal developmental needs incorporated.

Other benefits of working for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust include:
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with an increase to 33 days with continuous service
  • NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers
  • Staff accommodation
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Lease car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

Job description Job responsibilities

In the inpatient pathway, you will be expected to complete Positive engagement and Calm Environment (PEACE) training to undertake physical Interventions and/or Breakaway techniques and Intermediate Life support (ILS ).

Please do get in touch with us to discuss this opportunity further.

Person Specification Education Essential
  • holds or working towards a nursing degree and NMC Registration
  • is aware of how to safeguard the welfare of vulnerable people.
  • aware of current infection control challenges in nursing.
Experience Essential
  • experience of working with patients experiencing mental health challenges either through placement or working as a HCA.
Skills Essential
  • good communication skills

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