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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/02/2020.

Registered Nurse - RMN

Job Reference: 263-BLUEBELL-B5

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria.

We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year.

We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

We are an ambitious organisation aiming to improve the wellbeing of everyone we serve through delivering services that match the best in the world.

CNTW values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances.

We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer.

We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award.

The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.

We are in the process of extensive service development and have the following exciting opportunities available to join this developing team.

Registered Nurses (Band 5 – RMN)

Bluebell Court- located on the St Georges Park Hospital site in Morpeth.It is a ‘Nurse led’ sub-acute unit which aims to provide ongoing comprehensive and holistic assessment of the persons physical, psychological, behavioural, social and spiritual needs through validated assessment tools and multidisciplinary working.

The purpose of the unit is to support individuals maintain positive mental, physical, social and psychological needs whilst waiting for appropriate packages of care to support and facilitate discharge from hospital.

The unit has 8 beds and can accommodate both male and female patients.

The unit will operate as a multi professional /nurse led service which includes a multi professional approved clinician and will act as Responsible Clinician under the MHA 2007 for the patients on the unit.

The role will be supported by other members of the MDT including discharge facilitator and medical approved clinician

We offer a working environment that will help you grow your skills and experience, working for a Trust rated Outstanding by CQC. You will be required to provide support to an experienced workforce in the delivery of high quality care, meeting the needs of this patient group by carrying out a range of planned care and interventions. You will be flexible, adaptive and reliable: and give good interpersonal caring skills. You will have excellent communication skills and demonstrate a patient centred approach.

If you would enjoy being part of a team which continuously strives for improvement then please apply. If you are successful you will be rewarded with high levels of job satisfaction through:

The opportunity to have a positive impact on people’s lives

Having influence in changing and developing services

Participating in extensive training and supervision activities

Further benefits of working on this hospital site includes

Access to on site gyms, staff supportive occupational health, physiotherapy referral and counselling services. A range of lifestyle and financial wellbeing benefits (car lease, salary sacrifice schemes for electrical items and preferential loans rates) and access to NHS discounts.

The hospital site hasgood transport links with train stations and local buses route which provide a service to our door.

For further details / informal visits contact: Victoria Scott Clinical Nurse manager 01670 501841 or Shirley Wakefield Associate Nurse Director 01670 501837.

Succesful candidates at interview may be invited to attend a subsequent assessment centre following interview.

All of our clinical posts (and certain others), are subject to DBS clearance prior to commencement.

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Market Labour Test, as required by the Border immigration Authority. Please check with the appointing manager for the post that sponsorship can be offered prior to applying.

In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

Please note if you are external to Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust you will be subject to a six month probationary period (this does not apply to those not under Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service).

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