Staff Nurse *New Hire Bonus*
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
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£3000 - New Hire Bonus
The permanent posts are eligible for a £3000 New Hire Bonus. An initial payment of £1000 will be paid in the first 1 month and a final payment of £2000 will be paid 1 year after your start date. Please see attached New Hire Bonus Terms & Conditions.
If you are looking to join a supportive inpatient system with real opportunity to perfect and flex your nursing skills, and a commitment to supporting access to further development opportunities to enable continued progression in your career we would strongly encourage you to apply for this role.
Working within inpatient care is hugely rewarding, seeing, and supporting patients under our care through an episode of acute illness towards recovery is key to the many core values of mental health nursing and this environment fulfils this extensively.
In Cambridgeshire we operate a 3-3-3 model of care with a focused pathway to support individuals to achieve goals whilst maintaining a longer-term community focus around recovery, it is important to note that this model of care is not rigid in its indicative time frames and remains flexible to the presenting needs of individuals.
In applying for this role, we would ask you to read the information provided in the attached document, 'Mulberry Wards', and to specify in your supporting information which Inpatient setting of the model you have a particular interest for working within.
Main duties of the job
Do you have a commitment to teamwork, a sense of accountability, plus an ability to work well under pressure when required?
The post holder will be supported to provide quality evidence-based nursing advice, support, and care for service users with mental and physical health needs and to their carers within a multidisciplinary setting.
You will be responsible for supporting and leading on the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care on a rotational shift basis and will have a good level of knowledge of local, national policies and legislation which govern current service provision.
You will also be responsible for identifying and contributing to the training needs of junior registered and unregistered staff and ensure that issues of equality, diversity and rights are dealt with in accordance with good practice and legislation.
You will ensure that effective communication pathways exist, and act within your sphere of responsibility.
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.
Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, social care, Research & Development.
To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.
Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities
- To be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the evidence-based care required, including health promotion for a named service user/group ensuring it meets Trust timescales.
- To ensure that the requirements of the Mental Health Act 2007 are observed, adhered to, and implemented.
- To promote carer and service user involvement within the service and for its provision. To encourage recovery, discovery, and independence, taking into account risk assessment and management.
- To establish therapeutic relationships with service users, and the implementation of evidence based therapeutic interventions with appropriate boundaries in accordance with Nursing and Midwifery Councils professional code of conduct
- To demonstrate care and compassion in your work
- To be responsible for the safe custody and administration of medicines in accordance with all medicine policies
- To respect and value the different therapeutic approaches within the multidisciplinary team but ensure that the agreed philosophy approach is adopted and followed
- To ensure that accurate and timely written records are kept which comply with the Trust policy and NMC guidance, reporting on any issues as appropriate.
- Empower service users by ensuring that they receive the relevant information about their treatment, medication, available services, advocacy services, ward routines and safety procedures.
Education / Qualifications
Skills and Abilites
Knowledge & Understanding
Certificate of Sponsorship
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From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).