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Ward Sister/ Charge Nurse/ Band 6

Job Reference: 301-VA-21-116441

Employer:
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Acute Wards
Location:
Shropshire
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) is a high performing provider of integrated health and care, providing physical and mental health, learning disabilities and adult social care services. Employing 8,500 staff with a turnover of £490m, the majority of our services are delivered in Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, however our Inclusion services can be found across the country. Our inclusive organisation has received excellent 2020/21 staff opinion survey results and has recently been short-listed for two prestigious HSJ Awards.

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The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS


A exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mental Health Nurse to apply for a permanent Band 6 position on a fast paced acute ward. We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic nurse to join the team.

The post is 37.5 hours per week and involves working a rotational shift system including night duties. The post holder will be expected to work in accordance with the band 6 hospital coordinator rota (weekends and nights).

You will be responsible for delivering high quality clinical care to service users and their families and carers. You will participate in therapeutic group work programmes as well as taking the lead where appropriate. You will be required to administer medication and assess each individuals’ care needs in order to develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care. You will also be required to support student nurses on placement.

As a Band 6 you will be expected to supervise members of the ward team. Strong leadership characteristics should be evident. There will also be opportunity for leadership development.

There are band 6 vacancy is onLaurel Ward which is a 16 bedded Male Acute Ward




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2. EMPLOYMENT CHECKS – If selected for interview, you will be sent an email with the details of the documentation you need to bring along with you to verify your Right to work in the UK, your identity and DBS Check. Failure to bring the documentation will delay your employment if you are successful at interview.

3. REFERENCES - Please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last 3 years of employment and advise of any gaps in employment. We will not request references prior to interview unless you have given permission on your application form to do so, however, if you are offered a position with the Trust, references will be requested at the point of offer and by completing this application you are giving your approval for this information to be requested.

MPFT is committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, ethnictity, sexual orientation, gender, disability and religion/belief.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early


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.


UK Registration

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



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