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RMN (Registered Mental Health Nurse)

Job Reference: 301-VA-22-139980

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Redwoods Centre
£24,907 - £30,615

An award winning organisation with over 9000 employees across services in North & South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Essex, we are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers.

What can we offer you?

  • Our SOOTHE resources are supporting staff across the trust with their physical and mental health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.

  • Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters

  • Annual Big SOOTHE week provides time to reflect on the demands following the pandemic and connect with others to feel able to face future challenges as we move forward.

  • “In our Gift” provides a platform for your voice to be heard to implement change

  • Purchase additional annual leave as well as wellbeing days

  • Career development opportunities and coaching

  • Access to in house training programs, leadership management and NVQ qualifications as well as our wellbeing and recovery college

  • Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)

  • Flexible working wherever possible including opportunities for homeworking

  • Opportunities to connect of important issues such as Sustainability and digital working

  • Empower and engage our staff with LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and STAFF Surveys

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Commitment to create a more diverse and inclusive organisation through our Staff Equality Network

  • NHS pension scheme

  • You would be eligible for NHS discounts including blue light card and red guava

Whether you’re newly qualified or have years of experience behind you, a career at the Redwoods Centre could be waiting for you. If you are a newly qualified nurse we will support you while in clinical practice and offer a trust preceptorship program.

As a Registered Mental Health Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering high quality clinical service 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.

You will need to be NMC registered and you will be required to work within the NMC Code of Practice and Professional guidelines.

Redwoods Centre is situated in the rural town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The hospital offers mental health care and treatment across a variety of different age ranges and presentation. The current wards we are recruiting to are:

  • Laurel, Birch and Pine are mixed gender adult acute Wards and are each made up of 16 beds
  • Oak Ward is a mixed gender, Dementia Service ward, made up of 16 beds
  • Holly Ward is a mixed gender, Older Adults ward, made up of 16 beds

Each of the ward teams are multi-disciplinary, including Psychologist’s, Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Support Workers, Consultant Psychiatrists, to name just a few.

You may already live in Shropshire or are considering relocation to an idyllic semi-rural location.

Here are 10 reasons to apply for a role within MPFT in Shropshire:

  • We are truly passionate about developing our staff and will support you on your career journey every step of the way
  • We support our nursing staff to take on leadership roles
  • We will work with you to design bespoke rotational posts in line with your interests, if that is what you want - whether you choose inpatient services, CAMHS, dementia or complex personality disorders to name but a few…
  • We offer an excellent Preceptorship Programme
  • Average house prices in Shropshire are well under national average at £217k
  • Shropshire schools consistently outperform and there is an array of excellent state schools and colleges
  • Look after your own health and wellbeing - Shropshire Hills are a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Spend your days off visiting Shropshire’s 57 castles and forts and its 2 World Heritage Sites!
  • Shropshire is perfect for growing families - the traditional market towns with their high quality shops and restaurants contrast with hi tech Telford new town and its plentiful job opportunities
  • Fantastic transport links to Shrewsbury and Telford, should you need to commute!

If you would like to arrange an informal visit to one of our friendly teams / sites or would like further information, we would love to hear from you!

Please contact, Lead Site Manager for more information

IMPORTANT INFORMATION about your application. Please read. .

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1. UPDATES & CORRESPONDENCE – All correspondence will be sent via email to the email address you used when making your application. Please check your email regularly. If you have selected updates by text messaging we will also correspond via this method.

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 the equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, physical / mental disability or offending background.

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

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