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Mental Health Nurse acute in-patients

Employer
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Shrewsbury
Salary
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Adult
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We have recently undergone a refurbishment of the Health Based Place Of Safety (HBPOS) at the Redwoods Centre, and are looking to recruit Band 5 nurses to join our team. The new POS (136 suite) consists of a 3 bedded unit, with secure outdoor space, assessment and office space and has been equipped with brand new furniture.

Whether you're newly qualified or have years of experience behind you, a career at the Redwoods Centre could be waiting for you. If you are a newly qualified nurse we will support you while in clinical practice and offer a trust preceptorship program.

As a Registered Mental Health Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering high quality clinical service to service users and their families and carers. You will participate in therapeutic group work programmes as well as taking the lead where appropriate. You will be required to administer medication and assess each individuals' care needs in order to develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care. You will also be required to support student nurses on placement.

You will need to be NMC registered and you will be required to work within the NMC Code of Practice and Professional guidelines.

Main duties of the job

Redwoods Centre is situated in the rural town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The hospital offers mental health care and treatment across a variety of different age ranges and presentation.

We welcome applications of newly qualified mental health nurses looking for opportunities for growth and development. This role would give you excellent experience and a firm foundation in assessment while in a safe environment offering interventions for a variety of mental health conditions.

The role will involve co-ordinating MHA assessments, liaising with West Mercia Police and CRHT, the approved mental health practitioner teams, and the local community mental health teams with regards to section 136 and Section 135 Mental Health Act assessments. It will also involve the delivery of focused clinical interventions prior to the Mental Health Act assessment whilst in the HBPoS.

When the place of safety is not in use the post holder would be expected to align with the acute wards as directed by the site manager.

Laurel, Birch and Pine are mixed gender adult acute Wards and are each made up of 16 beds

Oak Ward is a mixed gender, Dementia Service ward, made up of 16 beds

Holly Ward is a mixed gender, Older Adults ward, made up of 16 beds

If you would like to arrange an informal visit to one of our sites or would like further information, we would love to hear from you!

Please contact Alex.Short@mpft.nhs.uk, Modern Matron for more information

About us

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is an award winning organisation with over 9000 employees. We're one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers, covering services across North & South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire, Isle of Wight and Essex.

We pride ourselves on the services provided to support with the well-being of all of our employees both physically and mentally and offer counselling support and lifestyle information. We encourage career development provided by in house training programs and coaching support.

As part of our strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, we welcome applications from candidates who meet the specific criteria, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, physical and/or mental disability or offending background.

Calling all Mental health nurses , We offer a friendly dedicated, supportive team environment along with excellent personalised training and development opportunities.
  • MPFT will offer an additional £4,700'welcome to MPFT bonus', 50% on joining us and 50% after a period of 12 months service. Individual learning fund.
  • An equivalent allowance can be offered which will enable the individual to pay for yearly professional registration fees up to £120.00 per year
  • A contribution for relocation fees is also available upon application.
  • Salary on appointment.
  • Lease car scheme.
  • Generous NHS pension scheme


Job description Job responsibilities

As a Registered Mental Health Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering high quality clinical service to service users and their families and carers. You will participate in therapeutic group work programmes as well as taking the lead where appropriate. You will be required to administer medication and assess each individuals care needs in order to develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care. You will also be required to support student nurses on placement.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse on NMC Register.
Desirable
  • BSc degree in nursing or equivalent level
Experience Essential
  • Experience of providing care and interventions within a health setting including specialist mental health settings.
Desirable
  • Experience of working in a variety of healthcare settings and making decisions autonomously.


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301-GF-22-4882580
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