Staff Nurse - Low Secure Recovery - Band 5
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
This job is now closed
An exciting opportunity has arisen for band 5 qualified Mental Health Nurses (RMN) to work with the Gloucester Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust in our award winning Wotton Lawn Hospital.
The Montpellier Unit is a 12 bedded Low Secure Unit for males suffering from a mental disorder and reaching the threshold for this level of security. The Unit is run by Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust and is a member of the Devon Partnership New Care Model for Secure Services in the South West Region of England.
Montpellier is a 12 bedded Low Secure Unit, providing care for people with severe and enduring mental health needs. As the ideal candidate for this post you would be an RMN qualified nurse seeking an opportunity to make a real difference to people's lives, with excellent communication skills and a passion for helping those experiencing a mental health concern.
We provide a service to our patients 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, so we are looking for flexible people who would like to work on this rewarding service to cover shifts throughout the week at varying times of the day.
This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.
Wotton Lawn Hospital tour - YouTube
Main duties of the job
- Assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care needs of a specific group of service users
- Supervise mentor and teach qualified and unqualified staff including students
- Co-ordinate care for a specified group of service users
- To act as a named nurse for an allocated group of patients, implementing all aspects of care for the patient.
- Act as shift coordinator at least 50% of time, managing the work of the ward clinically and environmentally.
- 12 male beds within County Wide Low Secure Recovery Service
- To work from work base (Montpellier) providing outreach in accordance with therapeutic activity demands/individual need and intervention plans
- Work hours flexibly and routinely to meet service requirements
At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.
Our Staff Survey results showed people at our Trust feel they are engaged, part of a team and work for a compassionate and inclusive organisation.
Our overall scores were better than average in eight of nine themes and level in one - the best overall results for a community, mental health and learning disabilities Trust in the south west and first equal amongst all sector NHS providers within the region too.
The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.
Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application
We provide a Multi-professional preceptorship programme that is aligned to the National Preceptorship Framework for Nursing and have been awarded the Interim quality mark from NHS England. Our programme is provided to all Newly Qualified; Nurses, Nursing Associates, Internationally Educated Practitioners, Allied Health Professionals and Return to Practice Practitioners. In addition to the programme we also offer all preceptees the opportunity of enrolling and completing the level 7 (Masters) 15 credit validated module Preceptorship for Healthcare (AP7026).
Newly qualified Social Workers are offered the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment programme (ASYE) which is similar to a preceptorship programme.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
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).