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Registered Nurse

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Lancashire & South Cumbria
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Welcome Bonus of 5% of starting salary and Relocation Packages of upto £8000 available (subject to t&c's)

We are looking for Mental Health Nurses and Learning Disability Nurses to work in our inpatient units across Lancashire.

At Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (LSCFT), we are passionate about the quality of care we deliver and are looking for nurses who can help deliver excellent care.

Do you have excellent communication skills that would enable you to work within a challenging environment that constantly strives to provide the best possible experience for our service users and their carers?

We are looking for qualified staff at a number of locations across Lancashire. We are very keen to hear from qualified Registered Mental Health Nurses and Registered Learning Disability Nurses, also Nurses who are keen to return to practice and Students who are due to qualify in 2022 and 2023 to work in our inpatient areas.

Main duties of the job

We band 5 RMN and LD opportunities at all of our Inpatient Units.

At LSCFT we will support you in your personal and career development. You will have access to lifelong learning with a great range of training opportunities including a comprehensive preceptorship, leadership and coaching.

Staff wellbeing is important to us and that's why we have our 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, along with our Resilience Hub offering wellbeing support covering emotional, psychological and financial issues. We also offer flexible working options.

We are seeking confident individuals who are keen to contribute to the delivery of high quality nursing care and service development. You should have a strong interest of working with patients with mental health needs, in a challenging environment. You should have a high level of resilience and patience and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to demonstrate a warm, patient centred approach to care.

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 area.

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.

****When completing your supporting information, please ensure that you add the details of which Inpatient Unit you are interested in applying for.****

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse Qualification.(RNMH & RNLD)
  • On-going registration with the NMC
Knowledge Essential
  • Can demonstrate an understanding and knowledge base of mental health conditions and their treatments.
  • Can demonstrate a working knowledge of physical health conditions and the complications that this can cause to patients experiencing mental ill health
Experience Essential
  • Post Graduate experience
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team structure.
  • Experience of assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing care needs.

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