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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/08/2022.

Mental Health Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 470-22-090-JM

Employer:
Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Department:
Afton Ward
Location:
Newport, Isle of Wight
Salary:
Band 5

We’re thrilled that you are thinking of joining us.

Why wouldn’t you choose the Isle of Wight NHS Trust?

We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users. Every day brings a fresh challenge to our staff and being part of our island gives you the opportunity to work as one cohesive team.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. There is a regional airport at Southampton, with flights to many European destinations as well as UK mainland cities The island offers our visitors and residents an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year round events, festivals and award-winning attractions..

Our top priority in the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is to protect our patients, our staff and our community.

Where possible, interviews are currently being conducted remotely via Microsoft Teams.

Until further notice, all patients and visitors to Isle of Wight Trust sites will be required to wear a face covering.

At the IOW NHS Trust we are committed to putting the safety and care of our patients first, as well as helping us to protect you and your colleague and therefore we would recommend that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 and that you understand that we are treating COVID-19 positive patients within our services.


Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Division
Afton Ward

Functional Older Adult Mental Health
Staff Nurse
Band 5
1 Full Time Permanent Contract 37.5 hrs per week
£25655 - £31534

A full time vacancy has arisen for the above post for an enthusiastic and experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse, within Sevenacres Acute Mental Health Unit.

Afton Ward is a 10 bed older adult unit caring for those patients with a functional mental illness.

The post is suitable for newly qualified nurses.

As an organisation we believe people need support both in crisis and recovery and work in partnership with both service users and their families to develop creative, personalised and meaningful care plans.

We are looking for staff who can work with people using a recovery focused approach. Who believe in the concept of hope, self management, personal aspirations with the ability to create a culture of therapeutic optimism to support people at every step of their care pathway.

Compassionate, self aware with the ability to engage and connect and a real passion for mental health, you will work with the team to challenge tradition and create a service which you would recommend to friends and family. We believe nurses need time to care, space to think and reflect supported by robust supervision, reflective practice and coaching/mentoring and will ensure its availability with protected time.

For informal enquiries please contact Andrew Tate, Ward Manager, Afton Ward. Tel:01983 552320 or Phil Harverson / Jeannie Price, Deputy Managers.

 




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1) Confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

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Equality Statement We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all our employees as well as maintaining a workforce that reflects our local communities we serve.

In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can be made as required.

The NHS and primary care define flexible working as "an arrangement which supports an individual to have greater choice in when... where and how they work" - flexible working arrangements are supported and can be discussed in relation to any advertised role.


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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