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Staff Nurse - Willow Ward, Rochford Hospital

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Rochford Hospital
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Feb 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Would you like to work in a caring friendly environment and make a difference to people's lives?

Are you a registered Mental Health Nurse looking for a challenge? If so we have a fantastic opportunity for you.

We are looking forRegistered Mental HealthNurseto join ourAdult Inpatient Services at Rochford hospital.

Main duties of the job

If successful you will be involved with a wide multi-disciplinary team caring foradults. It is essential that you are interested in and excited at the opportunity to work with adultpeople, but training will be provided. You will care for your patients holistically,and work in a Multi-disciplinary setting. You will be able to adapt quickly to changing situations and provide high quality care to your patients.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description Job responsibilities

The post holder is responsible for the holistic mental health, physical health and social care needs assessment and the development, implementation and evaluation of patients who require admission for acute mental health issues. At all times the Recovery and social inclusion model will be upheld, reducing anti stigma. The post holder will be expected to rotate wards after an approximate period of one year or as per service need.

The post holder will have completed preceptorship or will be required to complete their preceptorship and will work under the overall supervision of a Band 7 or 6 Supervisor

However, the post holder will regularly be required to work without direct supervision and will be designated to take charge of the unit in the absence of senior staff. In addition, the post holder will be expected to have leadership skills that allow safe practice to be upheld whilst able to take charge of junior staff to undertake relevant forms of care.

The post holder will supervise junior staff and to be able to impart knowledge to qualified and teach unqualified and students, including basic or post basic students.

Compassionate Empowering Open, Patients, relatives, carers and other staff will find the post holder flexible, approachable, helpful and co-operative with other staff, upholding the ethos of EPUT of good customer care at all times with an awareness of own attitude at all times.

EPUT offer a fantastic relocation package of up to £8,000. Covering a number of expenditures for new recruits relocating from 30 miles or more from their new work base at EPUT.

If you would like more information please contact

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse

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