Dementia, Brunswick Mental Health Staff Nurse - Brighton and Hove

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

Brunswick ward at Mill View Hospitalis looking for UK registered mental health and general nurses to join theirteam (International nurse applicants should apply to join via the Trust's dedicated International nurse programme).

Mill View hospital has a hospital place of safety and five wards, one of which is Brunswick ward, a 15 bedded, mixed gender dementia inpatient unit located in the vibrant city of Brighton and Hove.

We are looking for both RMN's and RGN's, who, as valued member of the team, will work alongside an established and experienced multi-disciplinary team to plan and deliver outstanding care to those living with dementia and who are admitted with an acute phase of the illness. We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic team players who are passionate about developing our service and working within a dementia care setting.

As an organisation we know that a positive work / life balance brings health-related benefits and has a positive impact on the care provided, so please speak to us about flexible working options, for example set shift patterns or part time hours as we are a parent and carer friendly organisation.

This post offers a Golden Hello, or a Relocation package up to a maximum of £2000. (pro rata applies and subject to terms and conditions. Please see attached Protocol document).

Main duties of the job

Brunswick ward is a 15 bedded, mixed sex dementia inpatient ward. It is located in the heart of Hove, only a short journey from Brighton City Centre.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a nurse to join our team on Brunswick ward. We are looking for both RMN's and RGN's. As a member of the team you will work alongside an established and experienced multi-disciplinary team to plan and deliver outstanding care to those living with dementia who are presenting with an acute phase of the illness. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic team player who is passionate about developing our service and working within a dementia care setting.

You will receive support from an experienced team, regular supervision, team away days every 6 months, and have access to training and development opportunities to enhance your role, and to create experiences to enrich your journey as a nurse. The successful candidate will receive a comprehensive induction to the hospital and the Trust.

About us

Ourhospital vision statementand commitment"Is to listen and to look after each other whilst creating a safe space for everyone".

To help achieve this you will receive support from an experienced team, regular supervision, team away days, and have access to training and development opportunities to enhance your role, and to create experiences to enrich your journey as a nurse. The successful candidate will receive a comprehensive induction to the hospital and the Trust.

If you are a newly qualified nurse, you would be supported to attend our Trust preceptorship academy, or if you are more experienced we have a Band 6 development course available. In addition we have weekly bite sized training for nurses, hold daily hospital safety huddles and we are quite unique in that we have a senior nurse (B6 or B7 out of the numbers) on duty 24 hours a day to provide additional support and leadership to our nursing teams.

Date posted

10 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£25,655 to £31,534 a year PA / Pro rata for part time

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

354-AB-20357-H

Job locations

Mill View Hospital

Brighton and Hove

BN3 7HZ


Job description

Job responsibilities

To deliver a high standard of evidence based inpatient nursing care in the designated care group in partnership with the team, the service users and where appropriate their family

To act as a primary nurse in the assessment of needs and provision of care.

To co-ordinate shifts and provide supervision for support workers and students.

To work within a team of nurses and other professionals who are committed to the delivery of a quality service.

To adopt a flexible approach to hours of duty, in order to meet the needs of the service over a 24-hour period.

To take charge of a designated clinical area and deputise as appropriate.

To represent the Ward Manager and/or care team, at appropriate forums and disseminate information as required.

To represent the clinical team perspective at multidisciplinary meetings and clinical reviews of patient care.

To be an active participant in the multi-disciplinary team, formulating care plans and utilising appropriate assessments.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To deliver a high standard of evidence based inpatient nursing care in the designated care group in partnership with the team, the service users and where appropriate their family

To act as a primary nurse in the assessment of needs and provision of care.

To co-ordinate shifts and provide supervision for support workers and students.

To work within a team of nurses and other professionals who are committed to the delivery of a quality service.

To adopt a flexible approach to hours of duty, in order to meet the needs of the service over a 24-hour period.

To take charge of a designated clinical area and deputise as appropriate.

To represent the Ward Manager and/or care team, at appropriate forums and disseminate information as required.

To represent the clinical team perspective at multidisciplinary meetings and clinical reviews of patient care.

To be an active participant in the multi-disciplinary team, formulating care plans and utilising appropriate assessments.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RMN

Knowledge/Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of MHA (1983/2007).
  • Knowledge of Mental Capacity Act (2005), to include practical knowledge of FACE documentation, DOLS and Best Interest decisions.
  • Child and Adult safe guarding procedures.
  • Change management, organising and prioritising workloads
  • Demonstrate ability to enhance care through evidence based knowledge.
  • Demonstrate professional development relevant to the care group.
  • Demonstrates ability to assess and manage clinical risk
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RMN

Knowledge/Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of MHA (1983/2007).
  • Knowledge of Mental Capacity Act (2005), to include practical knowledge of FACE documentation, DOLS and Best Interest decisions.
  • Child and Adult safe guarding procedures.
  • Change management, organising and prioritising workloads
  • Demonstrate ability to enhance care through evidence based knowledge.
  • Demonstrate professional development relevant to the care group.
  • Demonstrates ability to assess and manage clinical risk

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

Mill View Hospital

Brighton and Hove

BN3 7HZ


Employer's website

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


Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Mill View Hospital

Brighton and Hove

BN3 7HZ


Employer's website

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


For questions about the job, contact:

Ward manager

Alan Cooper

Alan.Cooper@spft.nhs.uk

Date posted

10 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£25,655 to £31,534 a year PA / Pro rata for part time

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

354-AB-20357-H

Job locations

Mill View Hospital

Brighton and Hove

BN3 7HZ


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