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Staff Nurse

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year PA, Pro rata
Closing date
21 Mar 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust (NHFT) has a purpose built inpatient mental health unit for older adults in Kettering - The Forest Centre.

If you are wanting to make an impact in your Nursing career then we are the Trust to do it!
  • CQC outstanding
  • £5000 recruitment bonus- paid over 18 months
  • Salary matching
  • Overtime incentive
  • Opportunity to develop between inpatients and community - Older Adult services if you are still undecided about your chosen career path.
  • Bespoke training and development opportunities
  • Recovery principles are embedded in all our activities
  • Both wards are AIMS accredited
  • We have fantastic opportunities for experienced nurses
  • At NHFT, we'll give you every opportunity to realise your full potential and develop the stand-out career that's right for you.
  • Be a stand out Nurse at a Trust rated Outstanding
  • 8 bedded Dementia Assessment Ward at St Marys
  • 16 bedded Acute Admission Ward for Older People at St Marys

Our Ward Matrons are committed to delivering high quality care to our Service Users with a focus on Service User and Carers involvement at every level.

Main duties of the job

We offer mandatory and area specific training programme including Personal Safety Course and opportunities for ongoing learning within NHFT through links with Northampton University and The Open University.

This post is for RMN's, we will also consider application from preceptors.Please note, applications from RGN's and LD nurses will not be considered for shortlisting.

In addition to the benefits offered under the NHS terms and conditions of service, this post additionally attracts an incentive of £5000 pro rata for the successful applicant/s paid over the first 18 months of employment.

About us

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools.We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING Essential
  • oRMN or RN Dip/HE (Mental Health)
attributes Essential
  • good communication skills evidenced in the application
  • able to work collaboratively within a team structure
  • must be able to undertake breakaway and low level interventions
  • knowledge of System1
attitude Essential
  • evidence in application of positive attitude to mental health
  • evidenced in application that they are self motivated and can work under pressure

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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