Staff Nurse - Mental Health Services for Older People (MHSOP)

Employer
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Mansfield
Salary
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum (pro rata for part time)
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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**We are hosting a Recruitment Event for this position on 28 January 2023 at Mansfield Central Library from 9:30am - 3:30pm. Please feel free to come along, no prior application is needed.**
This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of £2,750 for new starters external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

We are searching for enthusiastic and motivated staff nurses to join our Inpatient Services at Millbrook Mental Health Unit based in Mansfield. We have individual specialised wards which provide care for patients over 65 years. We offer an acute assessment and treatment environment for older people suffering from a diverse range of mental illnesses namely, depression, psychosis bipolar and personality disorders. Our dementia wards provide assessment and treatment for people of any age who have a Dementia diagnosis to enable a successful recovery back to the community or supported living environment. At present we have opportunities to work in either of these specialised areas.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team within the acute care pathway. This role would be of interest to RMNs with a specific interest in physical and mental healthcare of older adults.

Main duties of the job

The role will include working alongside an experienced Multi-Disciplinary team to provide enhanced level of patient centred care aimed to support our patients in meeting their needs.

We are looking for registered Mental Health Nurses who are driven to provide high quality care to patients and their families with either a dementia diagnosis or individuals over 65 years suffering from complex mental health needs. You will assume the role of named nurse to allocated patients and be a central point in advocating for the best interests and care needs of your patient.

We are looking for nurses who are approachable, compassionate and motivated with good communication skills and who excel at being part of a team.

You will become part of a supportive multi-disciplinary team with focus on assessment of need, treatment and recovery, while placing the service user and their families at the centre of care planning.

You will have the opportunity to gain further training and experience working as a link nurse specialising in areas such as the Mental Health Act, physical health, and addiction.

If you are driven to provide good quality care for vulnerable adults, if you believe in our Trusts fundamental standards then this is the opportunity for you.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?
Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career.

Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description
Job responsibilities

There is lots of planned transformation in our Inpatient Services within the Mental Health Services for Older People (MHSOP). This is a very exciting time to join our team and be a part of our service development within a ward management team role.

The role is incredibly rewarding, supporting many of our patients in returning home to their lives in the community or into a Care Home environment. A great ending to the therapeutic relationship which we have built with them and pride ourselves on.

We recognise our services as highly specialised, whereby our nurses can develop professionally within both mental and physical health. Our wards are supported by a range of Allied Health Professionals, who support and guide our team, enhancing our nursing skills to improve the lives of our patents and ultimately promote optimum recovery.

Applicants will:
  • be a registered Mental Health Nurse with experience of working with this patient group
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • be able to problem solve and be an able negotiator
  • have the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • be reliable, motivated, and flexible with the desire to work with older adults
  • be an effective team player, able to work with a wide range of professionals as well as patients and their families
  • be hard-working and able to maintain and contribute to a high standard of care
  • be able to work on a 24-hr rota basis, including nights, weekends and Bank Holidays

Applications from Nurses with specific interests or areas of expertise to expand current team knowledge and service provision to patients are encouraged.

In return, we will offer you a range of benefits for Making a Difference with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, including:

In return, you will have access to internal and external training and quality improvement opportunities not to mention a whole range of benefits including:
  • Annual leave of 27 days plus bank holidays (this will increase up to 33 days depending on NHS Service)
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and sick pay
  • Comprehensive induction and training
  • Commitment to career development
  • Wide range of training and development opportunities
  • Working in a supportive environment
  • Promotion of health work/life balance
  • Salary sacrifice schemes e.g., public transport loans, cycle to work scheme
  • Staff discount schemes e.g., discounted leisure centre membership
  • Free on-site parking (dependent on site)
  • An extensive health and wellbeing package including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Staff Counselling Services
  • Retail discounts
  • Regular support and clinical supervision including CPD opportunities


Person Specification
Knowledge
Essential
  • Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments

Desirable
  • Awareness of national and local issues impacting of nursing care

Qualifications
Essential
  • Professional Qualification (Mental Health/Learning Disabilities/General) to degree level or equivalent.
  • Maintains current registration with the NMC

Desirable
  • Demonstrate continued professional development to maintain professional registration

Skills
Essential
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible and handle conflict issues
  • Good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care
  • IT skills

Experience
Essential
  • Demonstrates satisfactory clinical expertise for the banding.

Desirable
  • Specialist and area specific experience.


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