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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/02/2020.

Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 186-142-20-MSS-BL

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Staff Nurse
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Honesty, Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork.

We are recruiting to strengthen our response during the Coronavirus outbreak.

We are a provider for Mental health, intellectual disability and specialist mental health services, community physical health for adults and children, prison health and our low, medium and high secure hospitals including Rampton Hospital.

The Lookout Hopewood Hospital

Staff Nurse

Band 5

Hours – Full and Part time posts available

Hopewood Hospital in Sherwood, Nottingham is a brand new building that opened in June 2018. This new build created a large expansion of our CAMHS service that was previously based at Thorneywood.

The expansion has created 2 further CAMHS wards and an increase in beds from 13 to 32 and is based on site with an education facility for our inpatients, a CAMHS community base with specialist teams and both inpatient and community perinatal teams.

Currently Phoenix Ward has exciting opportunities for an experienced RMN or RNLD to join our team on a fixed term contract of 6 months. There may be further opportunities for extension of this temporary contract or potential for this to be made permanent.

Phoenix Ward is a busy 12 bedded general acute ward 24 hours a day, providing highly specialist services, 7 days a week, to young people aged 12 to 18, who are experiencing a range of mental health and emotional difficulties. We have a large MDT and lots of opportunity to ensure a wide range of therapeutic intervention.

Our nurses have a key clinical role within a well established multidisciplinary team. You will need to demonstrate that you have experience of working with people with mental health problems and supporting carers /families in an acute environment. You should have a working knowledge of the management of safeguarding processes, have excellent communication and leadership skills & be willing to work across a 24 hour/7 day rota.

In addition the hospital is supported by a senior nurse who remains on site 24 hours a day.

Further details regarding the essential criteria can be found in the person specification.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Siobhan Perkins - Acting Ward Manager - 0115 9691300 ext: 15837

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

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