Staff Nurse

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year pa
Closing date
28 Mar 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you passionate about working with people with dementia? Would you like to gain experience of working across the dementia pathway? Do you want to work in a supportive dynamic service providing compassionate, evidenced based care & treatment?

Sussex Partnership Trust are looking for Band 5 Mental Health Nurses to join our dedicated and highly valued workforce.

This post offers a Golden Hello, or a Relocation package up to a maximum of £2000. (pro rata applies and subject to terms and conditions. Please see attached Protocol document).

Main duties of the job

As a Band 5 you will have the opportunity to work in our dementia inpatient unit, the Specialist Older Adults Community Mental Health Team (SOAMHS) and the Memory Assessment Service (MAS). A system for rotation has been developed to ensure that you have the opportunity to work in all 3 parts of the Dementia Pathway.

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID

About us

The trust can offer preceptorship, support, mentoring and opportunities for development. We have dementia training available at all levels from dementia awareness through to Certificate, Post graduate diploma & MSC, all in dementia studies. We also support clinicians to apply for training to become Advanced Clinical Practitioners.

Job description Job responsibilities

Act as a Primary Nurse within a multidisciplinary team providing collaborative needs based care plans through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.

Provide excellent professional, compassionate and evidenced based nursing care in a person centered way.

Be visible and accessible to patients, carers and families working together to provide effective and efficient caring services.

Safely administer medication following trust policies and guidance.

Contribute to achieving quality standards and outcomes and performance indicators.

Contribute to the education and development of the workforce including students

Contribute to staff appraisal and support personal development plans

Active involvement in the well being of patients and staff

Provide compassionate care that is based on empathy, kindness, respect & dignity

Ensure own professional development including mandatory training and supervision.

Participation in appraisal process with objectives which relate to the trust strategy for older people and dementia services.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • RN on part 3 or 13 of NMC register for UK
  • Meet NMC requirements for maintenance of registration
Experience/Knowledge Essential
  • Demonstration of personal development
  • Experience of working with people with serious mental health problems

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