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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/07/2021.

Nurse Associate (Band 4)

Job Reference: 376-NLCG-069

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
NLCG AMH Mulberry Ward
£21,892 to £24,157 pa

Nursing Associate Band 4

Adult Mental Health Inpatient Services are looking to recruit 2 x full time 37.5hrs per week Nursing Associates.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Registered Nursing Associates to join our dedicated teams at Great Oaks in Scunthorpe.

Our Mental Health Unit at Great Oaks comprises of 2 wards including an Adult Acute Inpatient Mental Health ward which has 19 beds - Mulberry House and an Older Adult Acute Inpatient Mental Health Ward - Laurel Ward which consists of 13 beds and a newly refurbished seclusion suite with on going building plans to refurbish our 136 Suite.

This post is an opportunity for a newly qualified or experienced Nursing Associate looking to develop their knowledge by working within an acute inpatient mental health setting. You may be currently working in other areas of nursing practice and this would be a fantastic opportunity to expand your nursing skills to include mental health practice.

The Nursing Associate role is relatively new to our wards and has quickly proven to be invaluable, bringing a variety of mental health and physical health nursing skills to the team, working independently under the leadership of registered nurses, delivering a high standard of person-centred care.

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated Nursing Associates who have an interest in providing care to adults within an acute inpatient mental health service. The role holder will be supported to develop your nursing skills and participate in delivering nursing interventions, working as part of the multidisciplinary team and acting as the second qualified, providing support to the registered nurse on duty.

We will be offering the successful candidates a fantastic programme of support and development in this role and plan for our Nursing Associate workforce to keep growing to meet the needs of our patients. There will also be opportunities to develop your competencies and career which can include a pathway to become a registered nurse.

What we can offer you:-

  • 12 month preceptorship programme with allocated preceptor in the work base
  • Management support for newly qualified Nursing Associates to settle into their work bases.
    • Support from the ward based Learning Environment Managers and dedicated Placement Learning Team
    • High quality clinical supervision and mentorship
    • On-going professional development, including opportunities for training and career progression across the Trust.
    • Staff discounts for employees and their families
    • Free onsite parking
    • Access to health and wellbeing services within the Trust

If you are interested in this role and would like further information or to arrange a visit to our wards at either Great Oaks then please contact Martin Jones, Modern Matron on 01724 382000 or email

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

If you would like to book onto a session for a virtual tour then please contact

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


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