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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2021.

Nursing Associate

Job Reference: 348-SS-239Q

Employer:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Bluebird House
Location:
Southampton
Salary:
£22,549 to £24,882 pa (based on full time hours)

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities.


Are you currently a Nursing Associate or due to qualify in 2021?

We continue to develop and invest in our extraordinary CAMHS Services and WE WANT YOU to become part of our journey in helping young people recover and overcome adversity.

As a trust we care about our staff and believe in developing a long term structured career pathway within Southern Health!

We are proud to invest in you and support your journey….

  • We will provide you with a robust and supportive welcome programme; including our local CAMHS Induction day and Training day.
  • The opportunity to apply to enrol on the Children’s and Young Persons Mental Health Inpatient Training Programme with the University of Reading. This is an innovative 10-day research informed training programme, spread over 5 weeks.
  • You will be offered a comprehensive preceptorship when you come to join us.

If you are career driven we are here to support you…

We have a competency based approach to clinical training and development, ensuring you are able to develop your skills in a safe and effective way. You will receive regular supervision and opportunities for personal and professional development.

We firmly believe that developing our staff is key to success; we offer exceptional training and development, which providing excellent opportunities to enhance your knowledge and competencies, ensuring you reach your full potential.

We just don’t stop giving….

How would you like to earn an extra £1401 per annum on top of your salary?Appealing right?

Where will you be working you ask?

Bluebird House is one of six Forensic Children’s mental health units in the country and one of only two that accept both male and female patients.

We offer a fun and dynamic environment where we prioritise the best outcomes for the young people we care for.

You will have the opportunity to work with some of the most complex 12-18 year olds in the country who experience complex mental health difficulties and challenging behaviour.

Many of the young people we help have experienced previous placements breakdown, prior to being admitted to Bluebird. We always ensure we spend a lot of time building a relationship with all of our young people by providing a safe, controlled environment. We put our all in to everything.

Due to our continued success we are currently in the process of opening an additional, new, ward to enable us to offer more help and support to more of our young people.

You will be alongside the qualified nurses and other members of the MDT to deliver individual treatment packages with an emphasis on collaborative care that focuses on recovery and the need to work towards discharge. Please refer to the job description for a full breakdown of duties

Bluebird House operates 24 hour cover therefore, you are required to work shifts which will include nights. There are a variety of shifts available and all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

You care for them, we care for you….

We understand how important work life balance is and we know happy staff makes for outstanding care. Let us know if you require flexible working and we will always do our best to accommodate you.

Come and join a team where you will not go unnoticed

 

We can’t wait to meet you!

 

Click the video link at the side to find out more about working in our team.

Happy to Talk Flexible Working -all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

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We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal opportunities. We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.

Previous applicants need not apply within a six month period for the same role.

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment; costs associated with this will be reimbursed, subject to taxation in line with guidance from HMRC.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND ADULTS AT RISK

Southern Health Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.


UK Registration

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



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