Staff Nurse

Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Milton Keynes
£27,055 to £32,934 a year p.a
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Cherrywood Rehabilitation unit is a recovery focused 7 bedded inpatient unit for those individuals with long and enduring mental health needs.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, dynamic and experienced Qualified Nurse to work as a team member in a mental health residential rehabilitation unit based in Wavendon Gate providing recovery orientated care to service users with mental health problems. The service provides a 7 day rehabilitation programme offering 24hr in patient care for up to 7 inpatients and day patients.

Main duties of the job

You should have an active registration with the Nursing Midwifery council as a Mental Health Nurse or Registered Nurse Learning Disabilities with some post registration experience.

In return we offer a supportive working environment with a focus on professional development alongside regular supervision and an annual appraisal.

About us

We are passionate about delivering first-class patient-centred, safe and effective care, whether it is in a hospital setting, in a community clinic or in the patients own home. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Providing top quality care depends on our ability to employ the best people. We're always looking to recruit outstanding people who will go the extra mile to support our patients, colleagues, teams and the Trust. With every new employee were hoping to find our future leaders and well support our staff by providing opportunities to develop your career.

With a diverse culture and equally diverse range of opportunities across mental health, community services, addictions, eating disorders, learning disabilities and more whatever stage of your career you're at, there's always a place for you at CNWL.

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.

Job description Job responsibilities

The postholder will be responsible for recovery focused assessment, planning implementation and evaluation of care needs within the multi disciplinary team.

To take responsibility for the unit regularly over a period of duty.

To supervise and teach qualified, unqualified staff and students.

For further details about the role, please see attached Job Description

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Active registration with Nursing Midwifery council as Mental Health Nurse or Registered Nursing Learning Disabilities
  • Mentorship (Or equivalent)
Experience Essential
  • Post registration experience as a Staff Nurse
  • Experience in charge of a span of duty in acute clinical area.
  • Experience of group work.
Knowledge Essential
  • Excellent knowledge of common sections of the Mental Health Act 1983 including amendments 2007
  • Excellent knowledge of prescribed medical treatments and possible side effects
Skills Essential
  • Good Communicator

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