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Staff Nurse (General/Mental Health/Learning Disability Nurse)

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  • Job reference: HQ00092643
    £27373.50 - £33000.00 per annum
    Mental Health Nursing, General Nursing


    Sanctuary Health has a permanent job vacancy for a Staff Nurse (Registered General Nurse/Registered Mental Health/Learning Disability Nurse) to work full-time with a leading healthcare provider in Attleborough, Norfolk. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of mental health/general nursing and be registered with the NMC.

    The salary for this role is £27,373.50 - £33,000 per annum.

    Key duties:
    - Facilitate the admission processes for new admissions.
    - To undertake initial nursing assessments.
    - Participate in the care planning process.
    - Work in a collaborative manner with the wider MDT.
    - Initiate, develop and maintain therapeutic relationships with the young people.
    - Facilitate a minimum of one dedicated 1:1 session with each named young person allocated and fully document appropriately.
    - Initiate, develop and maintain professional relationships with parents. Families, Carers and External Professionals ensuring appropriate.
    - Support and encourage the young people to attend appropriate meetings and/or represent them accordingly.
    - Appropriate and timely completion of required documentation.
    - Formulation of nursing reports as required.
    - Attendance and participation in meetings such as ward reviews, CPA and MHRT hearings.
    - Preparation for attendance at ward review - monitoring charts to be reviewed and observations presented, summary of the young person's review period to be formulated and presented.
    - Administration of and monitoring the effects of medication.
    - Ensure, where appropriate and possible the full involvement of the young person in the care process.
    - Support and encourage attendance at education and therapeutic sessions/activities.
    - Ensure access to the advocate is available and support meetings with the advocate if required.
    - Work within the guidance of NMC Code of Conduct at all times and have an awareness of guidance and legislation such as CQC standards, MHA, MCA.
    - Support the Charge nurse in the daily management of the ward. Ensuring that daily tasks are delegated appropriately and completed.

    - Competitive salary
    - 25 days' annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service
    - Extra Service Annual leave awards
    - Career development - progress across the Staff Nurse grading is via a distinct career path
    - A contributory pension scheme
    - An employee assistance programme
    - Free meals/refreshments when on duty
    - Free car parking
    - NMC Payment in full
    - Sign on bonus-£1500 Welcome to Priory - either a sign on bonus or an e-voucher code for the Priory Benefits portal to be redeemed on various items including discounted shopping, red letter days, gym membership etc
    - Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs), paid as a lump sum; Moving less than 100 miles up to £2,000, If more than 100 miles up to £4,000
    - To be repaid if individual does not complete probation & leaves
    - Payment into the pension scheme
    - CPD top up
    - Donation to a charity of their choice

    Requirements of the Staff Nurse:
    - You will be a registered nurse and will have a valid NMC pin.
    - A genuine commitment to adhering to the NMC Codes of Conduct and expanding your professional development.
    - An RMN or RNLD qualification. RGN and RSCN will be considered

    Apply today:
    This Staff Nurse role is advertised by Craig Osborne; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

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