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Staff Nurse (Band 5)

Job Reference: 376-DCG-0170

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
DCG Brodsworth Ward
£24,907 to £30,615 pa

Acute All Age Mental Health Inpatient Services, Doncaster

Band 5 Staff Nurses (Registered Mental Health Nurse – RMN)

Permanent Full Time Posts (37.5 Hours per week)

(Rotational shifts to meet the needs of the service)

Salary from £24,907- £30,615 per annum (Dependent on skills and experience)

We are looking to recruit passionate RMN nurses to our acute inpatient unit based in Doncaster. We have 45 beds distributed over 3 wards, including our 5 bedded Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).

We want to hire nurses who have a real understanding for the needs of this patient group who can bring innovation and change to our services. We see our services as a genuine specialism and are offering the opportunity for you to be part of this.

Joining our strong teams, you'll have the scope to share ideas and follow them through into innovative practice. Recent inspiring projects include nurses providing therapeutic group-work alongside our clinical psychologist, working alongside our patients using bespoke personalised behavioural support plans, and embedding the principles of the Safewards model to inform clinical practice. We are committed to providing an exceptional level of personal and professional development. We want our nurses to be able to deliver integrated care to improve the mental & physical wellbeing of everyone they work with. We have a strong team of senior nurse clinicians on the unit, headed by a nurse consultant and are in the process of recruiting B7 nurse practitioners to extend this team as we already have B6 clinical leads on each of our wards.

We give our staff the opportunity to acquire specialist acute care skills and expertise and be involved in cutting -edge care and support. The Trust offers excellent learning and development opportunities. RDASH’s commitment to the provision of high quality care is exemplified by our Grounded Research strategy. We will actively support you in your career and provide options for progression. Our preceptorship and mentoring schemes mean you will be supported by like-minded individuals, dedicated to your development. Have a look at our website or twitter feed for more information ( work with us ) or #rdashworkwithus

You must be a qualified RMN or in the final year of your RMN course. It is important that you have an understanding of multidisciplinary services and the challenges that face people with acute mental health issues. We want to hire staff who are passionate about mental health care, who believe in the recovery model and possess communications skills of the highest caliber. You want caring and compassionate practitioners who can uphold the dignity and safety of our patients, with a good understanding of risk assessment and management and how to operate within appropriate professional boundaries.

Our service is challenging, stimulating, diverse and ultimately very rewarding.

For more details/informal visits please contact Ward Managers : Sarah Benson on 01302 798190 / or Natalie Lowe on 01302 798353 /

We hope to hold interviews w/c 23rd August 2021.

Closing Date : 17th August 2021

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


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