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Staff Nurse (Band 5) plus RRP £2,600 pa

Job Reference: 376-NLCG-068

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
NLCG AMH Mulberry Ward
£24,907 to £30,615 pa

Staff Nurse Band 5

£24,907 - £30,615 pa plus a retention payment to be paid every 6 months

Great Oaks Mental Health Services are looking to recruit full time 37.5 hours per week Staff Nurse on a permanent basis to join our warm and friendly team on Mulberry Ward, Adult Inpatient services.

Twenty four hour / seven day cover is required with shifts comprising of early, late, and night shifts on a rota basis.

We appreciate the remarkable jobs all of our staff do. Thanks to their care, compassion and commitment, we have a reputation as a high performing Trust where patients are first and foremost at the center of all our care delivery.

To join our remarkable team we are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated nurse who wants to participate and contribute to achieving excellent standards of quality care for our patients. In return for this commitment we will support and develop your potential and skills through regular supervision and professional development in this busy and fulfilling role within our friendly Trust.

We also offer a comprehensive preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses.

Mulberry ward is a 19 bedded ward that caters for people over the age of 18. The ward is a forward thinking ward that has implemented new ways of working. Supervision and PDRs are offered on a regular basis and staff are supported. We are currently working through an inpatient accreditation scheme that will evidence the skilled care and excellence practice we embrace. The ward has a full MDT including psychologist, pharmacy technicians, OT, psychiatrists to name a few.

The successful applicants will possess a RMN/RMNH/RLD qualification; have excellent communication skills, to be responsible for the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care. To take charge of the Ward on a regular basis and to act up in the absence of the Clinical Lead and/or Ward Sister, to provide a positive clinical lead to junior staff.

We are also hosting the following Q&A drop-in sessions via Microsoft Teams:

  • Monday 19th July at 4:00pm
  • Friday 23rd July between 1:30pm and 3pm
  • Monday 26th July at 11am

If you would like to dial in onto one of these sessions, please contact Mel Cole at with your name, email address and which session you wish to join. You will then be sent a link to join the Microsoft Teams session.

For more information about the post, please contact: Jones Modern Matron 01724 382040 or

We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.


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