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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/02/2019.

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Flexible RMN (Nights), Band 5

Job Reference: 152-M366.18

Employer:
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
St Ann's Hospital
Location:
Poole
Salary:
£23,023 to £29,608 p.a.

Want to be part of the new NHS? Health and Care organisations in Dorset are at the forefront of transforming services to provide excellent, patient-centred care.

Dorset HealthCare plays a pivotal role in the strong partnership of public sector organisations across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. Our community and mental health trust has a caring and committed workforce of around 5,500 staff, serving a population of over 700,000 people.

We are looking for proactive, positive, respectful, supportive, reliable and trustworthy people to join us at Dorset HealthCare – we’re the biggest provider of healthcare in Dorset and offer exciting opportunities for people with a range of skills. We want to be better every day – do you?

‘This is an exciting time for us as we continue improving and adapting. I have seen some great innovation, fantastic teamwork and a real willingness to look at how we can do things differently’ – Eugine Yafele, Chief Executive (May 2019)

#wearebettereveryday


Are you looking for flexible working across the Trust's dynamic Acute Mental Health Inpatient Services? If you are looking for a position to suit your work/family/study life balance - this could be the position for you.

An exciting, and rare, opportunity has arisen for 2 excellent RMN's to work flexibly on night shifts only, on rotation and leaving your days and days off free to fit in with your lifestyle - whilst enhancing your on-going career options by broadening your horizons.

Mental Health Services provide treatment and care across Dorset for young people and those aged 18 and over, who are in an acute phase of illness and working towards their recovery. You will be designated to work across the county on wards/units providing registered nurse support wherever you are most needed.

This is a great chance to gain experience and knowledge across the varied inpatient settings and to benefit from the additional night enhancements attached to working these shifts.

The aim of all staff is to provide a high quality of care and treatment for patients who have physical, social, psychological and emotional health needs and enable them to return home with support from the Crisis Team Home Treatment and / or their Community Mental Health Team.

Essential Skills & Duties of a Qualified Registered Mental Nurse (RMN):

    • Valid NMC Pin is essential and a good working knowledge of CQC standards
    • An effective communicator with the ability to engage with our service users to understand their needs to provide excellent services of care
    • The ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with external care professionals and families to be customer focused and to continually develop the services we provide
    • Promote ownership of care programmes by fully involving service users and their families in developing, agreeing and evaluating care programmes
    • Fulfil professional and legal responsibilities with respect to the safe storage handling and administration of medicines
    • It is essential to be Health and Safety aware, to ensure the safety of our services users and colleagues

As a Qualified Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) you will be leading and co-ordinating the shift, providing advice and support to a team of care staff on each shift. You will also be expected to be professional at all times and conduct your duties with care, consideration and kindness towards others.

In return

    • We will support and facilitate your development in this role through regular supervision and a development plan tailored to your needs and experience
    • You will receive a comprehensive and structured induction programme and training
    • Monthly pay plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday workin
    • NHS pension schem
    • Holiday and sick pa
    • NHS discount and salary sacrifice schem
    • Not forgetting our unique selling point – our Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastline

You will be required to undertake a Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression course and it is a condition of your employment that you successfully complete all aspects of this course; if this is not achieved you will not be able to commence working in the post.

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £44 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments. This will only apply to candidates who are new to the Trust and not internal staff.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Gifty Markey, Consultant Nurse on 01202 492410 or via Gifty.markey@nhs.net




Our vision is to be Better Every Day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.

Our behaviours bring our values to life and constantly remind us that how we do things at Dorset HealthCare is as important as what we do. They are:

  • Proactive
  • Positive
  • Respectful
  • Supportive
  • Reliable and Trustworthy

Our staff benefits:

  • Dedicated career pathways
  • Opportunities for continuing professional development
  • An excellent preceptorship programme for newly qualified Nurses and AHP’s
  • Comprehensive and structured induction programme and training
  • Monthly pay plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday working
  • NHS Pension scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing service
  • Holiday pay of up to 33 days, plus bank holidays pro rata, dependent on service
  • NHS discounts
  • Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastline
  • Salary sacrifice scheme including:
    • Work related learning
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Car and Cycle scheme
    • Home technology equipment
    • Buying and selling of annual leave

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Before applying for this post, please refer to the Application Guidance’for further guidance on the recruitment process.

It is sometimes necessary to close vacancies before the closing date due to an exceptional response - please apply for this vacancy as soon as possible.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system, TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Dorset HealthCare transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system and to accept a privacy notice under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) 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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