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Nursing Assistant - Male Candidates Only

Job Reference: 186-F2351275142-A-AK

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Forensic Services
Rampton Hospital, Retford
£17,652 - £19,020 per annum

A great opportunity to join a successful £440m turnover integrated NHS Foundation Trust. Our service portfolio includes mental health, intellectual disability and specialist mental health services, community physical health for both adults and children, prison health and our low, medium and high secure hospitals including Rampton Hospital. The Trust is also involved in a number of collaborations in research and innovation with the Institute of Mental Health, the University of Nottingham and other partners.

Our services are provided by 8,900 staff in hospitals, community settings and patients' own homes, predominately in Nottinghamshire, but services are also provided in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire.

If you have previously applied for this role and do not know the outcome of your previous application please do not reapply again until the outcome is known

Forensic Vacancies – Please be aware you have to be 18 years or older to work in a Forensic Services Hospital/Prison within Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.

Rampton Only – Short term rented accommodation is available

Secondment will be considered for current employees, please make sure you have your managers approval before applying

Flexible working to include long days

Male Only Applicants - 'This post is exempt from The Equality Act 2010'

Our DBS check is free, you have no fees to pay!

We are seeking to appoint Band 2 Nursing Assistants to join well established nursing teams around the site of Rampton Hospital. Rampton Hospital provides a hospital based psychiatric service that is committed to patient care and treatment of the highest standards- with regards for individual rights, prioritizing patient involvement and needs in conditions of high security.

You must possess excellent communication and observation skills and be able to treat all patients with respect and dignity. A level of resilience will be required due to the nature of the patient group.

You will be expected to have a good educational background with effective verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills. It is also vital that you have the ability to work as part of a team and maintain appropriate professional boundaries at all times. Successful applicants will receive induction training along with Managerial and Clinical Supervision which will remain ongoing.

You should be able to demonstrate a good basic knowledge of care and an understanding of care delivery. Applications are particularly welcome from those with experience of working with people with Personality Disorder. Forensic experience would be an advantage but not essential as training will be given.

You will be required to work a flexible Rota system which includes a combination of day and night shifts including weekends and Bank Holidays.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Gayle Bennett 01777 248321

*The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the post early.

Preferential consideration will be given to employees of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust currently declared ‘at risk’. Medical and Non-Executive Director posts are exempt from this criterion.

The Trust believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We guarantee an interview to candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum essential criteria. We positively encourage people who have experienced mental health problems to apply for a role within the Trust.

When you apply for a position with the Trust using NHS jobs you will be contacted by E mail regarding invitation to attend interviews. Please note any further correspondence regarding any offer of employment and contract will also be sent to the email address provided on NHS Jobs.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to confirm from your previous or current NHS employer and other prior employers; previous NHS service details and personal data held about you, including Occupational Health data (inoculations and screening tests). This data will be transferred using NHS Electronic Staff Record and third party systems via an automated process and only used for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining accurate employment records, should you be appointed to the post.

All new starters from 1st January 2019 payslips/P60’s will only be available electronically via MyESR Employee Self Service.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, convictions which would otherwise be considered as 'spent' will also be checked as part of an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

For eligible posts, satisfactory DBS disclosures are mandatory before commencement of employment within the Trust.

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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