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

Registered Mental Health Nurse

Job Reference: 383-ACA-2354-21

Employer:
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Mental Health Nursing
Location:
Radbourne Unit, Royal Derby Hospital, Derby
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 pa, pro-rata

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.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse on the Enhanced Care Ward at the Radbourne Unit, Royal Derby Hospital.

The Enhanced Care Ward is a 10 bedded unit for patients with additional complex care needs. We are looking for a motivated, committed individual to join our innovative team. The Enhanced Care Ward is a fast- paced environment in which every day is different.

Are you:-

  • Seeking development opportunities for career progression?
  • Returning to the profession after a break?
  • Joining civilian life after a successful nursing career in the military?
  • Retired and looking to continue to contribute to our wonderful NHS?

When you join, your DBS check will be free of charge, your NMC Registration Fee will be reimbursed to you for the first year of employment and you will have the opportunity to join the Band 5 to 6 development programme as outlined below. Why not take advantage of these benefits by submitting your application.

We really value our nurses; whether you are a final year nursing student or already practicing, you will be an asset to our Trust and a key part of our nursing community. You will strengthen our innovative and experienced teams and contribute to the high standards of Care that we provide to the people of Derbyshire. You will be required to work shifts including weekends, nights and bank holidays.

Details of our staff support packages are on our website. Some of which include:

  • Fully embedded Preceptorship package and supporting study days
  • Support of Practice Facilitators throughout the preceptorship process
  • Schwartz Rounds
  • PEER Support
  • Employee assistance service
  • Training and development opportunities such as psychodynamic therapy training, coaching and mentoring
  • Support to meet your registration needs
  • Research Centre and library facilities

You must hold a current NMC registration (or be a final year nursing student eligible for NMC registration). We look forward to hearing from you and working alongside you in one of our teams. If you share our Trust Values, come and join our Teams.

You will work within a supportive multi-disciplinary team including Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Lead, Senior Nurse, OTs and other Allied Health Professionals, Nurses, Assistants and Recreation Activity Co-ordinators to provide high quality care.

Good communication skills are essential for engaging clients, carers/families and multi-professionals.

Robust management supervision and clinical supervision is available to support the post holder.

READ ABOUT OUR NEW DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME AVAILABLE TO YOU:

What is the new programme?

Our new band 5 to 6 development programme is aimed at improving the quality of care offered to patients within acute inpatient settings. By working within a competency framework over a 2 year period Derbyshire Healthcare aims to offer a training and development programme for all band 5 nursing staff.

How does it work?

When a nursing staff member completes the competency package they will be automatically transferred into a band 6 Clinical role without interview. This will be determined by the completion of the competency framework and an ability to show a senior level of clinical practice.

Why are we doing this?

By doing so, we aim to make acute inpatient care a specialist area to work in with the highest level of experienced and trained staff, improving the working environment and the patient experience and clinical care they receive.

What’s the offer and support?

Alongside the development programme, each staff member will receive regular clinical supervision, managerial supervision, practice development group engagement and opportunities for coaching and mentoring improving the access to ongoing career development and planning. All development programmes will be managed by the local line manager with oversight from the Area Service Manager, Head of Nursing and Clinical Matron.

What’s the goal?

By engaging in the programme you will have opportunities to work, learn and shadow a variety of healthcare professionals across Derbyshire Healthcare and to lead and take part in quality improvement projects, and we will provide better care.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Hollie Grief, Acting Senior Nurse

h.grief@nhs.net, 01332 623303 / 07468742601




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.

Derbyshire Healthcare is proud to deliver compassionate care from smoke-free environments.

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.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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