Return to search

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

Job Reference: 376-RCG-011

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
RCG Swallownest Court
£24,907 to £30,615 pa pr

Staff Nurse Band 5 - £24,907- £30,615 pa plus RRP to be paid every 6 months

Swallownest Court is located on the outskirts of Rotherham Town Centre and comprises of four wards on site. Osprey 18 beds acute, Sandpiper 18 beds acute, Kingfisher 5 beds PICU and Goldcrest 19 beds rehabilitation and recovery. Our modern purpose built building is part of the All Age Mental Health Inpatient Pathway for the Rotherham Care Group.

Patient care is governed by our multi-disciplinary collaborative approach where extensive assessment and individualised treatment plans form part of our pathways whilst stabilising acute symptoms. We are committed to the ethos of the recovery model promoting hope, optimism and innovative ways of working in partnership with patients.

If you are committed to enabling the recovery of people experiences acute mental ill health we would like to hear from you to ensure we provide continued high quality care whilst supporting the existing team in a dynamic clinical environment.

We value highly motivated, enthusiastic and resilient staff to work alongside out team whilst taking responsibility for coordinating and managing shifts on a daily basis. If you are forward thinking with a clear understanding of risk assessments and a good working knowledge of the principals of acute psychiatry we would welcome your application. Support will be offered through regular clinical and managerial supervision, in-house and external training; facilitated reflective practice sessions with our on-site psychologists and an individual approach to your future developmental needs.

For further information please contact Andrea Frost on 01709 447518 or e-mail

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


It is important that you check your NHS jobs account regularly. To access emails from us, log into your account and view 'My Applications' however some emails have been known to end up in 'JUNK MAIL/SPAM BOX' so please ensure you check this folder as well as your INBOX so you don't miss any important communication regarding your application.

If you have not received confirmation of an interview date within 6-8 weeks of your application, please assume on this occasion that you have been unsuccessful.

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is committed to our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk as outlined in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015 and Care Act 2014.

We are committed to recruiting candidates who share the commitment to safeguarding, and therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job, and that all candidates are appropriately screened prior to appointment and periodically during their employment

DBS disclosures are mandatory before commencement of employment within the Trust. Therefore, if you are in a position that is deemed a regulated adult and/or child care role, you will not be able to start your employment until we have received a satisfactory DBS clearance.

Safeguarding Policies for the Trust can be accessed via the document links.

The Trust is committed to equal opportunities in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community in order to maintain a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.

The first 6 months of employment with the Trust will be a probationary period which may be extended by the Trust for a further 6 months.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.

UK Registration

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

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Employer Recognition Scheme Silver
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo
  • Workplace Wellbeing Charter
  • Listening into Action