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Staff Nurse Nights RMN RNLD

Employer
Priory Group
Location
West Midlands, Walsall
Salary
£34900 - £37227 per annum + £5000 welcome/retention bonus
Closing date
26 Jul 2022

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Sector
Mental Health
Contract Type
Permanent, Bank
Hours
Full Time
Job Role
Staff Nurse
Salary
£30,000 - £40,000
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Job Details

255 Lichfield Road is an Independent Community Facing Rehabilitation and Recovery Unit which provides services for men and woman over the age of 18. Service Users may be admitted informally or detained under the Mental Health Act. We aim to provide opportunities for our Service Users to practice independent living, by helping them build the skills and confidence needed to successfully live in the community.

The unit comprises of 28 beds and accommodation includes

  • Two 4-bedded enhanced recovery and rehabilitation units for people who require a structured environment with intensive support to progress through their recovery pathway
  • 20 self-contained apartments that enable residents to live independently, whilst having the safety of a therapeutic structure if needed
  • Each apartment has its own front door, a lounge and kitchenette, bedroom and a bathroom
  • 24-hour support as required
  • Dedicated occupational therapy facility to promote independent living skills
  • Therapy and treatment areas, safe and private grounds and a family visiting room
  • Communal bistro and kitchen

As a Staff Nurse you will be working within a team that includes a range of professionals.

You will be central to providing high quality care within a Rehabilitation and Recovery setting. The Service User group includes those with a diagnosis of severe and enduring mental illness including personality disorder.

You will assist and support staff in the management of the unit and to ensure that in their absence, the effective management of the ward is maintained.

To be successful as a Staff Nurse Nights, you'll need:

  • RMN or RNLD NMC registration and at least 12 months experience post qualifying
  • Excellent team working skills, a high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach - our units operate 24 hours 7 days a week, and our nursing staff work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights
  • A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice
  • The drive to continually push your own personal learning and development
  • To be able to build effective and credible relationships both internally and externally
  • Work collaboratively with others sharing ideas and information at all times
  • Effectively build trust with a consistent approach between actions and words
  • Have the ability to raise standards through innovation and new ideas
  • Take responsibility for issues and resolve them.
  • To be able to cope in difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
  • To be able to build rapport and positively influence others
  • To be able to inspire professionalism

Our Staff Nurse role involves:

  • Providing leadership and support for support staff and act as a champion for residents' safety and dignity
  • Maintaining skills and knowledge and ensure that care is delivered according to latest guidelines and best practice evidence available
  • Ensuring the ongoing safety of service users, residents, staff and visitors through systematic assessment, monitoring and reviewing processes
  • Ensuring that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are maintained and effectively used
  • Acting as a role model for good clinical and care governance practice
  • Taking charge of the unit regularly and, in the absence of the management team, accepting responsibility for the smooth and effective running of the unit
  • Helping to maintain the security of the building and its environment

About our benefits

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Carefirst - Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Career development
  • Personal health insurance
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • NMC Fees paid

The successful applicant will be supported through a company and site induction which will involve working a variety of shifts to enable them to meet and work alongside the full MDT.

Shift Pattern: A full time contract consists of working 32.25 hours (3 shifts) one week and 43 hours (4 shifts) the second week.

Shift Hours:

Night Shift - 1930hrs to 0745hrs

Company

Nursing at Priory Healthcare

At Priory Healthcare, we’re passionately committed to making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support. But that’s just the start. As a recognised leader in the healthcare sector, we’re equally passionate about harnessing the potential of everyone on our team – including our rapidly growing community of RMN’s.

So join us and we can promise you one of the most dynamic and supportive career environments in the sector.

We are already the largest mental health provider in Europe and treat upwards of 80 conditions in over 275 facilities around the country. But look beyond our size and you will also discover an unrivalled reputation for providing quality, inspiring innovation and delivery value for our service users.

What does this mean for you? More than you might imagine.

For a start, there’s greater clinical diversity here than anywhere outside of the NHS. This offers you the chance to develop your career at the forefront of nursing practice in one or  more of our six specialist areas – Acute Mental Healthcare, Secure, Rehabilitation and Complex Care, Eating Disorders and Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

You will enjoy excellent learning and development resources, too. In addition to benefiting from our award-winning e-learning programme, your structured career progression could include supported study for specialist diplomas, preceptorships if you are newly qualified, a range of other externally accredited courses, the option of becoming a trainer on your own site, and much more besides.

Our working environment and culture are also exceptional. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team of doctors, psychiatrists, therapists and other health care specialists. We don’t just work together. We listen to each other, share ideas, explore new ways of doing things and actively pursue innovation and excellence is all that we do. So while the work can be incredibly demanding, you will never lack the support, collaboration and encouragement you need to perform to your best and achieve your true potential.

As for recognition and rewards, they are everything you would expect from an organisation that values your expertise and commitment. And your career prospects? Well, the sheer scope and scale of our behavioural care services – and the pace of our development as a business – means that you can grow as far and fast as we do.

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