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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/05/2022.

Mental Health Senior Nurse

Job Reference: 449-AMH745

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Mental Health Inpatients
Location:
Portsmouth
Salary:
£32,306 - £39,027 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Adults and Older Persons Mental Health welcomes experienced qualified nurses, general and mental health trained who are looking to pursue and develop their careers within our Adults and our Older Persons Mental Health Inpatient services, and have previous experience in a leadership or management position.

You will embark on a challenging yet supportive career with training and career development opportunities. Our enthusiastic and dedicated multi-disciplinary teams work in a purpose-built unit in the tranquil grounds of St James Hospital, Portsmouth.

We are the primary provider of inpatient mental health services in Portsmouth and we are proud to offer a seamless journey for patients, based upon their needs and risks to ensure that care and treatment is assessed and provided in the least restrictive environment. A key factor in our success is the close working relationships between our community and inpatient services, who work together for the benefit of the patient and their family.

Solent’s Mental Health Services cover a variety of different services including inpatient facilities for both adults and older persons, community services including rehab, crisis and health and wellbeing, IAPT Talking Change and learning disabilities. We are looking for people that work to the organisational Values of Honesty, Everyone Counts, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork (HEART), show in your behaviour that you value people and the care you give to them.

We require motivated and caring individuals to assist in our commitment to providing and maintaining high standards of quality care that is both evidence based, and person centered. You will need to have good communication and people skills along with a flexible and responsive approach as well as a genuine interest in working within this rewarding area of mental health nursing.

Come and be part of our team!

Personal Skills/Qualities

  • Experience in a leadership or management role
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines to agreed quality standards
  • Able to communicate effectively in writing, verbally and via IT systems
  • Has experience in acting as a supervisor or mentor

 

Contact Lorraine Davies (Modern Matron) if you would like more information about this great opportunity on Lorraine.Davies@solent.nhs.uk

 

We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders. Please be advised that we may choose to close adverts early should we receive a high number of applications.




Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.


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.


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