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Senior Nurse - Adult Mental Health

Job Reference: 449-AMH480

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Mental Health - Inpatients
Location:
Portsmouth
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 p.a pro rata

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

 

Job Specific Location/Base: The Orchards, St James Hospital, Portsmouth

Hours per week: 37.5hrs/week, will consider part time

Confirmed Interview Date:TBC

 

Job Summary

Adults Mental Health welcomes newly qualified nurses, general and mental health trained.

We are currently recruiting Band 6 Registered Nurses who are looking to pursue and develop their careers within our Adults Mental Health Inpatient services.

You will embark on a challenging yet supportive career with training and career development opportunities. Our enthusiastic and dedicated multi-disciplinary teams work in a purpose-built unit in the tranquil grounds of St James Hospital, Portsmouth.

We are the primary provider of inpatient mental health services in Portsmouth and we are proud to offer a seamless journey for patients, based upon their needs and risks to ensure that care and treatment is assessed and provided in the least restrictive environment. A key factor in our success is the close working relationships between our community and inpatient services, who work together for the benefit of the patient and their family.

Come and be part of our team!

 

Service Summary

Solent’s Mental Health Services cover a variety of different services including inpatient facilities for both adults and older persons, community services including rehab, crisis and health and wellbeing, IAPT Talking Change and learning disabilities. We are looking for people that work to the organisational Values of Honesty, Everyone Counts, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork (HEART), show in your behaviour that you value people and the care you give to them.

 

Job Responsibilities

Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a residential setting using role modelling and clinical leadership to ensure the delivery of holistic, recovery care to all service users, through the supervision of staff at lower grades and in the implementation of the Care Programme Approach.

 

Personal Skills/Qualities

We require motivated and caring individuals to assist in our commitment to providing and maintaining high standards of quality care that is both evidence based and person centered. You will need to have good communication and people skills along with a flexible and responsive approach as well as a genuine interest in working within this rewarding area of mental health nursing.

 

For more information on the post, please contact Jessica Hillman on either 0300 123 3922 or Jessica.hillman1@solent.nhs.uk

 

Please note that should this post attract sufficient interest, we may choose to close at an earlier date. We strongly suggest that you apply at an early stage.If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted within 2-3 weeks; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.




Note about shortlisting/interviews:

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the associated restrictions in place, we are currently unable to schedule interviews as we normally would. Therefore interviews will be held virtually until further notice. Please be assured that we will be in touch with details of the arrangements. We will endeavour to keep delays to a minimum but shortlisting may take longer than usual, dependant on staff availability.Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.

The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff) - pro rata for part time
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers
  • Opportunity to purchase a public transport annual season ticket - 11 month repayment period

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.


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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