Registered Nurse - Mental Health

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

Welcome Bonus of 5% of starting salary and Relocation Packages of upto £8000 (subject to t&c's)

We are looking for Mental Health Nurses to work at Pendleview / Hillview.

At Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust (LCFT), we are passionate about the quality of care we deliver and are looking for nurses who can help deliver excellent care.

Are you a compassionate, respectful team player committed to promoting excellence, teamwork and accountability?

Do you have excellent communication skills that would enable you to work within a challenging environment that constantly strives to provide the best possible experience for our service users and their carers?

We are looking for nurses who are passionate about people and delivering high quality care.

Main duties of the job

We are very keen to hear from qualified Registered Mental Health Nurses and nurses who are keen to return to practice, to work in our inpatient areas.

Those who are due to qualify in the next six months should contact the leads below to discuss future opportunities and when to apply for posts.

As a nurse in LCFT you will be central to providing high quality care and be given opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT

Date posted

22 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

351-PEN002-PN-Q

Job locations

Royal Blackburn Hospital

Blackburn

BB2 3HH


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse Qualification. (RNMH & RNLD) or a student nurse nearing qualification
  • On-going registration with the NMC.

Knowledge

Essential

  • Can demonstrate an understanding and knowledge base of mental health conditions and their treatments.
  • Can demonstrate a working knowledge of physical health conditions and the complications that this can cause to patients experiencing mental ill health.

Experience

Essential

  • Post Graduate experience or be a student nurse nearing qualification
  • Experience of assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing care needs.
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse Qualification. (RNMH & RNLD) or a student nurse nearing qualification
  • On-going registration with the NMC.

Knowledge

Essential

  • Can demonstrate an understanding and knowledge base of mental health conditions and their treatments.
  • Can demonstrate a working knowledge of physical health conditions and the complications that this can cause to patients experiencing mental ill health.

Experience

Essential

  • Post Graduate experience or be a student nurse nearing qualification
  • Experience of assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing care needs.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Blackburn Hospital

Blackburn

BB2 3HH


Employer's website

https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Blackburn Hospital

Blackburn

BB2 3HH


Employer's website

https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Modern Matron

James Cole

james.cole@lscft.nhs.uk

01254226119

Date posted

22 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

351-PEN002-PN-Q

Job locations

Royal Blackburn Hospital

Blackburn

BB2 3HH


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