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Mental Health Nursing Jobs Fair - 30th March

Job Reference: 453-A-19-22300-AIP

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust

We are committed to providing high quality care for the people of Bradford, Airedale and Craven. Are You?

As a provider of care for people of all ages who have mental and/or community health needs we are dedicated to providing a high quality service, close to where people live and as much as possible tailored to an individual’s needs.

Date: Saturday 30th March 2019

Time: 09:00 – 17:00

New Mill, Victoria Road, Saltaire

Whether you are a qualified RMN/RMLD or if you are qualifying in summer 2019, come along to our Open Day to meet us and find out more about the fantastic opportunities we are currently recruiting for across our Acute Inpatient Wards.

About us –

We are a provider of high-quality mental health, community and learning disability services across Bradford.

We work with individuals, their carers and our partners to ensure that people get the right care, in the right place with the right support. We share the common goal of becoming the leading provider of integrated care for people of all ages with mental or physical health needs.


Based in Lynfield Mount Hospital:

Clover Ward

Clover Ward is an award-winning Specialist Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, for patients over the age of 18 who have been detained under the mental health act.


Oakburn and Maplebeck Wards are separate Male and Female wards for people aged 18-65 dealing with acute mental Health difficulties

Based in Airedale Centre for Mental Health:


On Bracken Ward anyone over the age of 65 dealing with acute mental health issues is cared for


Fern and Heather Wards are separate Male and Female wards for people aged 18-65 dealing with acute mental Health difficulties


What we offer

  • Excellent structured Preceptorship to support you in all your needs as a newly qualified Nurse
  • A comprehensive paid induction and training programme for your continuous development needs
  • Up to 6 weeks holiday including bank holidays per year pro rata
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Eligibility to join the NHS Pension Scheme
  • Access to a range of NHS benefits and discounts
  • A great team environment and place to work
  • Free parking
  • Wide range of staff benefits

Register your interest by applying for this position and we will get in touch to book your time slot for the day.


Our workforce supports dynamic working practices such as reducing travel, printing, and making more efficient use of digital information and technology. To support this process we need people who share our excitement, embrace different ways of working and new technologies and are able to work flexibly across organisational boundaries.

As an associated teaching NHS Trust, Bradford District Care Foundation Trust is committed to supporting high quality research that will enable us to deliver excellent, evidence-based care to our service users. We support all our staff to be actively involved in evidence based practice and research as part of their personal development.

Candidates applying for this vacancy are informed that preference will be given to Trust staff who are currently going through the organisational change process within the Trust and the role may be withdrawn from external candidates on this basis. In the event of this happening the Trust will inform candidates via their email address on NHS Jobs.

We welcome people from all backgrounds and in particular Bradford District Care Trust is keen to reflect the population we serve, we are currently under represented in terms of black and minority ethnic staff. Applications are encouraged from these groups but it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust recruitment policy.

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and homes lives and support staff by offering a range of benefits including nursery facilities. We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

We want to understand how you demonstrate the values, skills and knowledge that we are looking for. Please ensure that you read the job description and person specification attached below as this will help you complete your application.

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