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Registered Nurse Mental Health - Kentmere Ward

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Nurse, Adult mental health nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Welcome Bonus of £7000 over your first 3 years and Relocation Packages of upto £8000 available (*subject to t&c's)

We are pleased to announce a new incentive package for our Inpatient Registered Nurse roles
  • Welcome Bonus - £3000 on joining LSCft..............
  • After Year 1 - a Further £2000............
  • After Year 2 - a Further £2000...........

We are holding a recruitment event on the 10th August 2022 in Kendal, come along to discuss and have an interview for this vacancy.

We are excited to be able to advertise for several key roles in our newly refurbished inpatient unit within the Bay Locality.

We are looking for highly motivated, pro-active individuals who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, lots of initiative and who are looking for their next challenge. They will demonstrate the required nursing skills, along with the desire to develop services and provide excellent nursing care and patient centred services.

The posts will be based within the Bay locality in the newly refurbished Kentmere ward, which will offer 12 en- suite bedrooms newly designed and with care and attention paid to provide a state of the art therapeutic environment.

The successful candidate will be a Registered Nurse - mental health or learning disability nurse. This role is also suitable for a newly qualified Registered Nurse where you'll be supported by a 12 month preceptorship programme.

Main duties of the job

On a day to day basis, you will focus on the clinical assessment of needs of patients, including risk assessment and management, therapeutic interventions, care planning and ensuring patients and their carers, friends and family are involved in the care planning process.

The role involves a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality, negotiation and communication skills, understanding and compassion, and the ability to deal with any challenging situations that may arise. There will also be an opportunity to shape things as we seek continual improvement in everything we do - and alongside this you will have opportunities for your own development as we continue to explore advanced nurse practitioner, nurse consultant and other advanced nursing roles.

We want to recruit people to the bay locality who share our values and are confident in their ability to contribute to the effectiveness of our services.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse - Mental Health/Learning Disabilities
  • On-going registration with the NMC/Student Nurse
Knowledge Essential
  • Can demonstrate an understanding and knowledge base of mental health conditions and their treatments.
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team structure
  • Experience of assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing care needs

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