International Mental Health Nurse

Solent NHS Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an International Mental Health/Psychiatric Nurse looking to join the NHS and be part of something special?

Have you passed IELTS/OET (or will soon be taking this), in the process or have completed the Mental Health Nurse CBT, and have NMC permission to sit the OSCE exam?

Why not continue your career in the NHS and obtain Mental Health NMC registration here in UK, please apply today!

We are recruiting for a number of local NHS trusts within Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and across the UK, offering an excellent relocation package including flights to the UK and temporary accommodation.

We welcome applications from nurses who hold a Mental Health degree certification or general registered nurses who have experience in mental health nursing and have been working in a mental health setting.

Main duties of the job

You will initially join as a Senior Healthcare Support Worker role (working towards a Band 5 Mental Health Registered Nurse). You will be provided with the necessary training and support to prepare and successfully complete your OSCE, this includes:
  • OSCE training programme - to help you successfully pass your OSCE
  • Transport & accommodation to the relevant OSCE centre
  • One funded attempt to pass your OSCE (subsequent attempts would be funded by yourself)
  • Full professional and pastoral support throughout your application process, OSCE and induction into the NHS
  • Fully paid VISA and flights to the UK (plus other reimbursements)
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities to help you excel in your new role

Upon successful completion of your OSCE and registration with the NMC you will then join the Mental Health Nurse workforce.

For more information please contact and we will be happy to answer any questions!

About us

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you're looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access

To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work

To deliver the best value for money

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation -- guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.

Job description Job responsibilities

*Fulfil the role of Named Nurse, thus co-ordinating and participating in holistic and recovery focused Care and Treatment Plans for a defined group of service users, working within the Care Programme Approach Framework.

*Support continuous monitoring and review of care and treatment plans with relevant members of the multi-disciplinary team.

*Work closely with the Crisis resolution and Home treatment team and Community Care Co-ordinator/Community Mental Health Team from admission through to discharge for all service users.

*Provide advice, guidance, support and information to relatives and carers to ensure they are fully involved in the care planning process as appropriate.

*Ensure that service users have their rights to privacy and dignity maintained at all times and ensure that equality and diversity needs are met.

*Assist in increasing client's knowledge and understanding of their mental health issues to enable them to lead and take responsibility for their recovery.

*Ensure regular review of risk assessments with relevant members of the multi-disciplinary team and updating service user records and care plans accordingly.

*To be responsible for the administration of medication and monitoring its effectiveness during the span of duty as per NMC guidelines and Trust policy, in addition monitoring those service users who are self-medicating on the unit using the ward self-medication guidelines.

*To be responsible for upholding the rights of individuals under the Mental Health Act 1983. Ensuring Mental Health Act paperwork is scrutinised and regularly checked. Provide service users with relevant

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered General Health Nurse with Mental Health Nursing experience
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
Experience Essential
  • Direct work with mental health users and carers.
  • Working with statutory and voluntary agencies.
  • Acting as a Supervisor/Mentor.

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