Bank RMN Staff/Charge Nurse
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
The closing date is 30 November 2023
Our Mental Health Trust is seeking committed, positive, compassionate and enthusiastic Band 5 or 6 RMNs to work as part of a dedicated team of professionals that provides the highest standards of care and support to people with acute mental health needs.
Our bank nurses support teams across the Trust, in inpatient units as well as community teams so this is the perfect opportunity for anyone who needs a flexible role or who is interested in working within a variety of services.
Please see an example of shift times offered across the Trust:
- Day: 07:00 - 19:30, 07:00 - 21:00
- Night: 19:00 - 07:30, 20:30 - 07:30
Please be aware the Trust do not offer sponsorship for Temporary Staffing (Bank), therefore applicants without the right to work in the UK will not be accepted.
Main duties of the job
You will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team undertaking assessments of patients with complex mental health needs developing care and recovery plans in collaboration with the patients and their families/carers.
In conjunction with the team, you will assess and manage risks through assessment regularly reviewing and working in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary teams.
You will act as a Primary Nurse providing clinical and managerial leadership on the ward, whilst also supervising junior staff and trainees.
In return for your skills and expertise we can offer you continued training and development, variety and a rewarding challenge and the opportunity to work within a friendly and supportive team.
You will receive high quality supervision, support and training to further develop your skills and experience in a community mental health setting working as part of a large integrated MDT supporting people with a wide range of complex mental health conditions and needs.
The role is varied, fast paced, interesting and at times challenging but also highly rewarding.
You must be able to deliver a high standard of nursing care using excellent communication and relationship skills supporting patients, family and carers whilst providing clinical leadership to the team and acting as a primary nurse for patients on the ward.
You will be expected to carry out detailed assessments and risk assessment of patients developing care plans in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team; whilst monitoring, evaluating and modifying treatments to measure progress and ensure effectiveness of their treatment.
You will liaise and work alongside other teams and professionals to ensure the effective discharge of patients whilst adopting a flexible approach to hours of duty meeting the needs of the service over a 24-hour period
You will be providing clinical leadership to the team whilst assisting the Ward Manager in the effective running of the ward.
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).