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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/04/2021.

Job Reference: 383-OPC-2360-21

Employer:
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Mental Health
Location:
Kingsway Site, Derby
Salary:
£45,753-£51,668 pa

Want to make a real difference and have a truly rewarding career? Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of ‘making a positive difference in people's lives’.

We’ve been rated ‘good’ overall by the CQC, with some outstanding services. The CQC commented at our most recent inspection on how our colleagues “treated patients with compassion and kindness” and “felt positive and proud about working for the trust.”

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of Derbyshire Healthcare and our Chief Executive, Ifti Majid, is a national advocate on these issues. We are actively seeking to increase diversity in our workforce through our recruitment activities. Selection will be on the basis of merit and we are committed to the principles of positive action, to address any imbalances of opportunity.

We are committed to ensuring that all Trust colleagues can work safely during the current Coronavirus crisis. As part of this, the Trust is reviewing job roles in relation to COVID-19 national guidance, in terms of home working, flexibility and safe practice, to ensure positive working environments for staff and the best quality services for patients. Please note that this post may be subject to adjustments in line with COVID-19 national guidance.


This is an exciting new position that has been created for the Older Adults' inpatient service on the Kingsway site, Derby.

You will report directly to the Inpatient and CRISIS ASM and Older Adults General Manager and attend senior management development meetings, including COAT.

If you are dedicated to improving Mental Health inpatient services for Older Adults then this is the job for you.

The Older Adults service line has a dedicated management team that is open and transparent and supportive of development and service improvement.

A bit about us:

  • There will be 3 Older Adult wards based on the Kingsway site. The 2 dementia wards are already sited there and Ward 1, the functional Older Adult ward, is being temporarily moved to the Kingsway site.
  • We are looking for a dedicated Matron to join our team to support service improvement and clinical services.

A bit about you:

  • You will have worked for at least 3 years as a band 6 within Older Adults mental health services
  • You will be dedicated to improving services for Older Adults
  • You will have a clear understanding of service development and national drivers in Older Adult service provision.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah Wood, Area Service Manager, Older People's Acute and Inpatient, Kingsway House, Kingsway Site, Derby, 07867 140218, sarah.wood30@nhs.net




This job may close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid missing your chance to apply.

Please ensure you regularly check the email account (including JUNK MAIL folders) that you use to submit your application, as any further communication regarding your application will be sent electronically.

Applications submitted via NHS Jobs will be imported into the Derbyshire Healthcare recruitment system provided by Trac systems. All information you receive about your application will be generated from the Trac recruitment system and you will not be able to track the progress of your application via NHS Jobs, or send/receive messages via NHS Jobs.

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ THE ATTACHED GUIDANCE NOTES BEFORE COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION FORM.

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DBS Check
The cost of undertaking a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) disclosure will be met by the individual. The Trust will meet the initial costs of the disclosure which will be deducted from your first month’s salary. The current price of a standard check is £23 and an enhanced check is £40.

IMPORTANT - REFERENCES
We are obliged to check employment history for at least the past 3 years for successful candidates. Please ensure that the referees you provide us cover at least the past 3 years of your employment/training.

PLEASE NOTE, OUR SALARY SCALES ARE INCREMENTAL, AND STAFF NEW TO THE NHS WILL USUALLY START AT THE BOTTOM POINT OF THE PAYSCALE ADVERTISED.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.




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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