Bank RGN Charge Nurses

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

The Department of Psychiatry is part of Eastbourne's District General Hospital and has three inpatient wards for adults with mental health problems. Heathfield ward; an integrated ward people for older people or those with additional physical and wellbeing needs, Amberley Ward; a ward for women with some shared bays and some individual rooms, and Bodiam Ward; an 18 bed ward for men, comprised of shared bays and some individual rooms.

We currently have positions for Band 6 charge nurses with mental health experience across our hospital, so if you're not 100% sure which ward you would prefer to work on, that's fine, all you have to do is apply once and we'll match you to the team that best fits you.

Main duties of the job

Working within a supportive clinically led team, you will have the opportunity to really work in partnership with patients - engaging, supporting and developing a relationship which really enables the recovery process. With a real commitment to improving care delivery, as part of our team you will be supporting quality improvements and initiatives that will enhance the patient experience.

We believe that staff who feel valued by their employers and are truly engaged, provide a better outcome for our service leaders.We are committed to investing in our staff in order to provide you with further training and development to enhance leadership skills.

To help our staff thrive in their roles we offer regular, good quality supervision, appraisals, in-depth training and development opportunities. On the wards there is regular reflective practice, bitesize training sessions and team 'huddles', all with the focus to develop and support our staff.

About us

As a Trust we make a positive difference to thousands of people's lives across Sussex and Hampshire, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients and we are always looking for people with the right core values to join our team. The Trust is clinician-led, and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services.

Our vision is to provide outstanding care and treatment you can be confident in. To achieve the highest standards we have already embarked on a programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts.

Date posted

23 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£17.48 an hour £17.48 per hour

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Flexible working

Reference number

354-BANK-DOP-22033

Job locations

Department of Psychiatry

Eastbourne

BN20 8BJ


Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will assess, plan and implement care, and provide specialist nursing advice and carry out specialist nursing procedures in the agreed care group.

They will provide clinical and managerial leadership to junior staff, providing supervision to junior staff and students.

They will assist the Ward Manager in ensuring the effective running of the ward.

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will assess, plan and implement care, and provide specialist nursing advice and carry out specialist nursing procedures in the agreed care group.

They will provide clinical and managerial leadership to junior staff, providing supervision to junior staff and students.

They will assist the Ward Manager in ensuring the effective running of the ward.

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Has current NMC registration, and relevant post graduate experience
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Has current NMC registration, and relevant post graduate experience

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.

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).

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.

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).

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

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Department of Psychiatry

Eastbourne

BN20 8BJ


Employer's website

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


Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Department of Psychiatry

Eastbourne

BN20 8BJ


Employer's website

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


For questions about the job, contact:

Antony Davies

nursing@sussexpartnership.nhs.uk

07468475141

Date posted

23 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£17.48 an hour £17.48 per hour

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Flexible working

Reference number

354-BANK-DOP-22033

Job locations

Department of Psychiatry

Eastbourne

BN20 8BJ


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