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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 378-CK0588

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
378 HUD Enfield Down - AWA - South Kirklees - 174111
£24,214 to £30,112 pa

Our Trust exists to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities. We’re delighted you’re looking at this job opportunity and hope you want to join our team.

We’re very proud we were chosen as the ‘best organisation’ in the 2017 Kate Granger awards for compassionate care. We live our values every day:

  • We put the person first and in the centre
  • We know that families and carers matter
  • We are respectful, honest, open and transparent
  • We improve and aim to be outstanding
  • We are relevant today and ready for tomorrow

Our values are very important to us which is why we want to recruit people whose values match ours. Read on to find out more about this job opportunity.

The specialist recovery inpatient unit will provide a Recovery based approach for people with a working diagnosis of psychosis by working collaboratively with individuals, their cares and peer providers identified within the recovery care pathway

The core function of the service is to provide the opportunities for integration into the community, and accommodation appropriate to the individual’s needs, using a Recovery Approach supported by positive engagement and therapeutic interventions. All individuals working in the team will be committed in providing a holistic therapeutic environment, opportunities and relationships that delivers positive experiences This will be achieved by co production of care plans to achieve the maximum recovery status for that individual and promoting self -management of symptoms of wellness

Enfield Down is a 28 bedded in-patient unit in Honley , Huddersfield, it forms part of the Rehab and recovery services in Kirklees and Calderdale BDU, we currently provide in-patient care & treatment to individuals suffering from psychosis who have a specific rehab and recovery need. This is an inpatient facility of 28 beds for people with serious mental health problems, primarily with a diagnosis of psychosis; often with substance misuse problems-care clusters 12,13,16,17 and less commonly cluster 10.

The Unit is led by a multi-disciplinary management team, including occupational therapy, medical input, and psychology with band 6 nurses taking a clinical leadership role. We work closely with the community teams within Kirklees, to co-ordinate the individuals care. Referrals are scrutinized by the MDT to establish outcomes of admission and there is a robust care review process.

We are now seeking Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurses to strengthen our team. You must have an RMN qualification and registration, experience of working with individuals with complex mental health needs in a community or in patient setting is desirable but not essential. The role will be to provide clinical input to the team, undertaking supervision to junior staff and contributing to group supervisions and team meetings. You will be part of the multidisciplinary team; this involves assessment of service users, their functioning, risks and supporting service user’s transition towards the community.

There is currently a service review taking place to establish the future model of care for rehabilitation and recovery in Kirklees and Calderdale and the role advertised will be essential to the recovery pathway and will fit within this transformation. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in the area of rehabilitation and recovery, and wish to develop their skills in a specialist area to enhance career development. We are looking for someone who is committed to working collaboratively with individuals who suffer from psychosis in order to aid their recovery.

We are happy to tell you more about our service and invite informal discussions about the role and opportunity, please contact Chris Nolan or Martin O’Hara on 01484 347715/6 . If shorlisted you will be invited to an assessment centre on Saturday 25th May 2019 via your NHS account.

As a flexible employer encouraging a healthy work/life balance, we will consider Part-Time working opportunities for all our positions.

Our application process will test your attitudes and behaviours, as well as your knowledge and skills. So that we know we’d be a good match for each other. If you’re successful you’ll then have a 12 months values based induction.

You’ll also have access to a wide range of wellbeing support because our wellbeing at work matters to #allofus. There’s a great range of support for us all including a workplace physio, staff retreats, health checks, counselling, mindfulness and a variety of sports groups. You can take part in our award-winning Creative Minds activities as well as access courses at our innovative recovery colleges.

We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability as well as those who have experience of mental or physical health problems. So, if you need any support with your application just give us a call on 01226 644081.

A couple of things to note – if you’re shortlisted for interview we’ll contact you via your NHS jobs account, so please check this regularly. Please provide email addresses wherever possible for your references. Bear in mind that we reserve the right to close a vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as you can.

We hope you would like to join our award winning team. Good luck with your application.

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.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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