Charge Nurse with recruitment incentive

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking an energetic, highly motivated and experienced Band 6 Charge Nurse who has the skills and knowledge in the assessment of inpatient units at Little Plumstead Hospital in Norwich looking after service users with learning disability.

The Broadland Clinic is a 25-bed unit providing high levels of assessment and intervention to patients with intellectual and other developmental disabilities detained under the Mental Health Act with complex and enduring problems, including criminal offending. The service has a very strong track record of engaging in innovative research with academic partners.

The successful candidate will receive up to £120 towards their registration fee, which will be paid upon commencement. This payment will be subject to tax and national insurance deductions. Assistance with relocation is also available, payment amount to be agreed individually based on each appointment.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder will form part of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of clinical psychology, psychiatry, nursing, occupational therapy, social worker and speech and language therapy.
  • You will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be flexible and able to use initiative. You will also need to be capable of working independently as well as part of the wider multidisciplinary team and be adaptable to the changing needs of the organisation and be able to work across disciplines.
  • The successful candidate will work closely with the team leaders to develop a robust nursing team to deliver outstanding patient care. Our charge nurse work autonomously and support all team members to develop their skills in many areas of nursing care. You will deliver supervision and development reviews as well as monitor and maintain safe staffing levels.

In return we can offer regular supervision, relevant training and further career development, reflective practice and opportunities to develop your Leadership skills.

This is your chance to be part of a friendly and supportive team environment within an organisation, which is well known for its expertise and outstanding clinical services.

In addition to your salary, you will receive Recruitment and Retention, as well as Nurses bonus.

About us

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is an outstanding organisation with ambitions to match. We are one of just five mental health trusts to achieve an overall rating of 'Outstanding' from the Care Quality Commission, and our aim is to be the leading provider of mental health and specialist learning disability services in the country.

Our family of over 3500 members of staff provide health and social care for over 400,000 people with mental ill health, physical ill health and learning disabilities across Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, and Norfolk, delivering these services within the community and several inpatient settings. We also deliver a range of nationally commissioned specialist services including Tier 4 services for children and young people, perinatal services, plus medium and low secure learning disabilities services.

The care we provide makes a fantastic difference to the lives of our service users, their families and carers - everything is underpinned by choice, independence and equality, with our Trust values embedded throughout:

Our Trust values are:

Welcoming. Kind. Positive. Respectful. Professional.

These values are at the core of who we are, everything we do, and how we do it!

Would you like to be part of the HPFT family? Would you like work with us to ensure our service users live the fullest lives possible they can? Would you like to be supported in your career to be the best that you can be?

Then please read on...

Job description Job responsibilities

For full details of the main duties and responsibilities of the role please refer to the job description and person specification documents attached.

Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING Essential
  • Relevant professional qualifications i.e. RNLD and up to date registration
  • Management/Leadership Qualifications or willingness to attend Leadership training
  • Education to degree standard or equivalent relevant experience
  • Preceptorship and Mentorship /ENB 998
  • 2 years experience on an Inpatient setting as a Band 5
  • Demonstrable Clinical Skills in individual care planning.
  • Ability to seek supervision and provide supervision to others.
  • Knowledge of conducting Personal Development plan with others.
  • Ability to listen and acknowledge and manage complaints in an objective manner
  • Ability to use resources appropriately and being aware of financial constraints.

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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