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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2020.

Registered General Nurse

Job Reference: 354-AN-19107-L

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Mental Health
Langley Green Hospital, Crawley
Band 5 - £24,907 - £30,615 per annum

We are a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England and are looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities that we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us to do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership.

Sussex Partnership is an equal opportunities employer, with a sincere commitment to our people’s health and emotional wellbeing and as such, we have signed the Time to Change pledge and provide a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

In addition, our workforce is currently under-represented by people from Black and Minority Ethnic and Disabled communities. We welcome applications from people of these communities as we want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve.

The Trust is committed to providing opportunities for flexible working.

Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated our services good, following their most recent inspection, and outstanding in the caring domain.

If you are an experience RGN looking for a new opportunity read on. Langley Green are an award winning mental health hospital in Crawley and have a brand new opportunity.

If you are highly motivated, caring and passionate about improving physical healthcare for people who use services in Mental Health now is an exciting time to join us. We are seeking a dynamic nurse with excellent physical health assessment skills to join our team to care for our service leaders.

This is an exciting opportunity for a registered general nurse to join our team. We are looking for someone to work 9-5pm 5 days a week.

We are committed to improving physical health outcomes for all our patients and a unique opportunity has arisen for a suitably Qualified Nurse to join our nursing team here at Langley Green Hospital

This post brings many opportunities; you will work alongside clinical teams to make a positive impact in the lives and general health of our patients. We are seeking a nurse who can assess, plan, implement and evaluate all aspects of Physical healthcare. The successful applicant would work alongside our Mental health colleagues to raise awareness and increase their skill levels in all aspects of physical health.

This is both a challenging and rewarding role and one which can really make a difference to our patients and frontline teams.

You will be an experienced nurse, be passionate about Mental Health and will be based on Opal ward, our ageless ward. You will be supported in your role by our Physical Health and Infection Control team who will assist with training needs, supervision and also participate in your induction and provide ongoing support.

You will also have the opportunity to work alongside the trust physical healthcare team to further your experience and have the opportunity to undertake further study

If you have the passion, motivation and enthusiasm for this role we would be pleased to hear from you.

Informal visits are welcome.

This post offers The Trust's Golden Hello for band 5 or 6 Nurses, or a Relocation package up to a maximum of £2000. (pro rata applies and subject to terms and conditions. Please see attached Protocol document).

For further details / informal visits contact:

Hattie Bailey

Opal Ward Manager

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers. The Trust works with adult and children’s social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognise abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people.

Successful candidates are normally offered salaries at the bottom of the relevant salary range. However, where previous or equivalent NHS experience in a similar role can be demonstrated and evidenced, this may be taken into consideration when setting the starting salary.

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We welcome and appreciate every application that we receive but regret that we are unable to advise every candidate if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date then it is likely that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however please do not be discouraged from applying again.

In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust does reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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