Staff Nurse (RMN)

Employer
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Location
Dartford
Salary
£27,055 to £32,934 a year £24,214 - £30,112 per annum inc
Closing date
5 Feb 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Old Age
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Would you like to be part of a forward thinking service that is embracing the therapeutic day? Are you someone who has a passion for working with adults with acute mental illness?Do you want to develop your knowledge, skills and expertise to ensure that we deliver high quality, person centered care at the right time and in the right place? We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Registered mental Health Nurses or Physical Health Nurse to work on our acute mental health inpatient wards along side mental health colleagues.The acute service line serves the community of Kent with a population of approximately 1.6 million people, specialising in the assessment and treatment of adults of working age who are acutely ill. We have an exciting vacancy arisen on Jasmine Wards DGS older adult service line.The acute service line provides inpatient facilities in brand new state of the art environments, working alongside extensive home treatment teams and liaison psychiatry services. We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated Registered General Nurses, to provide exceptional physical health care to our local community.

Main duties of the job

You will need to

- Have a working knowledge of older adults with functional and non-functional mental illness.

- Have a working knowledge of safeguarding adults.- Have a strong desire to support us to develop this service in a rapidly changing climate.- Have an interest in supporting the physical health of people with acute mental illness.- Be willing to work in a challenging/often demanding driven environment.- Be willing to engage in audit and evaluation.- Be part of a team wishing to always improve the user experience of mental health services.

This post is subject to a six month probationary period for candidates external to the Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust.

About us

As part of KMPT's attraction package, we currently offer a New Hire Bonus of up to £1200 for registered nursing staff joining in a band 5 or 6 Front Line nursing role with direct patient care.This role will receive a 5% high cost allowance to the basic salary and a relocation package (if applicable) .

Our specialist acute mental health services are located across a number of sites within the beautiful county of Kent in Dartford, Maidstone and Canterbury. We are looking for Registered General Nurses to join and be part of our forward thinking, progressive service, that invest in staff through continuous development and career progression. We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and flexible Registered General Nurses to join our established teams of staff, ensuring our patients are offered holistic care and support, which encompasses their physical and mental health needs.

Job description Job responsibilities

** CENTRALISED RECRUITMENT PANEL

Its an exciting time to join us: KMPT has been rated Outstanding for Caring and Good overall in our most recent CQC inspection in January 2017!As part of KMPT's attraction package, we currently offer a New Hire Bonus of up to £1200 for registered nursing staff joining in a band 5 or 6 Front Line nursing role with direct patient care.This role will receive a 5% high cost allowance to the basic salary and a relocation package (if applicable) .

Our specialist acute mental health services are located across a number of sites within the beautiful county of Kent in Dartford, Maidstone and Canterbury. We are looking for Registered General Nurses to join and be part of our forward thinking, progressive service, that invest in staff through continuous development and career progression. We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and flexible Registered General Nurses to join our established teams of staff, ensuring our patients are offered holistic care and support, which encompasses their physical and mental health needs.Would you like to be part of a forward thinking service that is embracing the therapeutic day? Are you someone who has a passion for working with adults with acute mental illness?Do you want to develop your knowledge, skills and expertise to ensure that we deliver high quality, person centered care at the right time and in the right place? We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Registered mental Health Nurses or Physical Health Nurse to work on our acute mental health inpatient wards along side mental health colleagues.The acute service line serves the community of Kent with a population of approximately 1.6 million people, specialising in the assessment and treatment of adults of working age who are acutely ill. We have an exciting vacancy arisen on Jasmine Wards DGS older adult service line.The acute service line provides inpatient facilities in brand new state of the art environments, working alongside extensive home treatment teams and liaison psychiatry services. We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated Registered General Nurses, to provide exceptional physical health care to our local community.You will need to

- Have a working knowledge of older adults with functional and non-functional mental illness.

- Have a working knowledge of safeguarding adults.- Have a strong desire to support us to develop this service in a rapidly changing climate.- Have an interest in supporting the physical health of people with acute mental illness.- Be willing to work in a challenging/often demanding driven environment.- Be willing to engage in audit and evaluation.- Be part of a team wishing to always improve the user experience of mental health services.We take pride in our services which are underpinned by our values of respect, openness, accountability, working together, innovation and excellence.

This post is subject to a six month probationary period for candidates external to the Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust.Employment in this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.In the winter of 2017, we launched our new and exciting Nursing Strategy, which is attached here for your reference. Our strategy will support our registered and unregistered nursing staff to provide the best care possible to our patients and their families, whilst enjoying a long and supportive career with us here at KMPT.

Person Specification Training and Qualifications Essential
  • RMN or RGN qualification
  • Evidence of recent practice
Desirable
  • Mentorship preparation course or equlivalent
  • Evidence of post qualification personal and practice development
Experience Essential
  • Pre-registration experience of mental health settings and or working with people with mental health conditions
  • Experience of working within an acute mental health setting
Desirable
  • Some clinical experience of mental health problems
  • Experience of managing and coordinating shifts on a day to day basis


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