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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/03/2021.

Registered Mental Health Nurse

Job Reference: J11-A-21-28838

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Long Term Placement
Band 6

JOB TITLE:Senior Mental Health Practitioner


The Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is urgently recruiting for band 6 Mental Health Nurse to provide support to Prospect Park Hospital, Snowdrop Ward, and the successful candidate can gain regular shifts and valuable experience within a unique environment. The Trust is recruiting for a Senior Mental Health Practitioner.

Location:Prospect Park Hospital, Snowdrop Ward

Shifts/Hours:Rostered day shifts. Either 3x 12hr 0645-2000hrs or 5 x 7.5hr 0645-1445hrs early shift and 1200-2000 late shift

Band 6 Rate:

Day Rate - £19.38 per hour
Night/Sat Rate - £25.19 per hour
Sun/Bank Holiday Rate - £31.00 per hour

Key Points -

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of mental state examinations
  • Excellent risk assessment and management skills
  • Ability to act as clinical leader and supervise junior staff
  • Take charge of the ward
  • Good working knowledge of Mental Health Act
  • Previous significant inpatient acute mental health experience is essential
  • Knowledge of commonly used psychiatric and physical health medications and competency to administer


Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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