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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 310-MAC11-1835994

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Adult and Specialist
Fulbourn Hospital, Cambridge
£24,214-£30,112 pa pro rata

Are you looking for career development in Adult Mental Health Specializing in an Acute Treatment Ward?

Located in the vibrant University City of Cambridge, Mulberry 1 at Fulbourn Hospital provides exceptional career development opportunities in the assessment and recovery focused care of male and female adults experiencing difficulties associated with a range of acute mental illness. We are currently looking to recruit experienced, enthusiastic and motivated band 5 nurses to join our Mulberry 1 team , to provide an innovative and forward thinking service as we continue to improve our inpatient service.

Mulberry 1 is a 11 bed assessment and treatment focused ward within the Fulbourn Adult Acute 333 In-patient pathway. With an average admission of 3 days. we aim to provide a therapeutic environment offering planned care and treatment focusing on Psychosocial Interventions, group work skills, pharmalogical interventions and individual Recovery Plans.

We focus on proactive, targeted interventions to help people through the acute phase of their illness. We provide a safe, supportive environment to enable them to recover sufficiently to be able to function to their optimum level and face challenges back in the community

We believe in truly collaborative care, support and positive risk taking.

We are seeking to recruit caring and compassionate Mental Health and General Adult Nurses to provide high quality care to our patients on Mulberry 1 and in return we will provide you with excellent personal and career development opportunities.

Working within the acute care services at Mulberry 1, will give post holders the opportunity to practice a full range of core mental health nursing skills, physical nursing skills including wound care and also to gain experience in risk assessment, management and recovery focused interventions.
We are keen to support and develop our staff with CPD options and encourage promotional opportunities within the Trust. The service provides an in-house education programme and we have close links with Anglia Ruskin University.

The ward embraces ongoing training as a part of daily work. This includes both peer group training and profession-specific cascade learning.
We also offer regular individual and group supervision.
In addition, we offer a 4 day induction on commencement in post, a fully supportive preceptorship programme for all newly qualified nurses and professional leadership programmes for experienced staff nurses through the NHS Academy.

Other benefits from joining us are:

• Annual leave allowance 27 days plus bank holidays
• Pension scheme
• Full-time/Part-time or job share opportunities
• Salary sacrifice scheme
• Staff discount scheme
• Professional leadership programmes for experienced nurses through NHS Academy
• Free on-site parking at Fulbourn
• Stress awareness training
• Mindfulness training
• Counselling service

To find out information regarding CPFT, such as staff benefits, locations and services please visit the CPFT website, link to the right.

Staff Accommodation is available. Please see attached "Staff Accommodation" document for more information.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Andy Irving (Ward Manager)

01223 219580/ 07970 772095

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) is an equal opportunities employer and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community.

The aim of CPFT is to ensure that no employee in employment or job applicant receives less favourable treatment because of their race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin or on the grounds of gender, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion; or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not justified by the job to be done.

CPFT is looking to build upon its pool of temporary workers with Temporary Staffing Services (TSS). You will be asked at interview if you would be willing to register with TSS. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to take on additional hours that are flexible around their personal circumstances.

Internal CPFT applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ and who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over other candidates who apply for this post. If you are ‘at risk’ please make it clear on your application so you receive priority consideration.

If you are successful at interview you will be subject to pre-employment checks, including a DBS (if appropriate) and references to cover 3 years of continuous employment. To ensure a smooth process please bring all identity documents to your interview. A list of required identity documents will be attached to your interview invitation.

In submitting an application form, you authorise CPFT to check any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system.

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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