There’s no doubt that working in mental health can be hugely rewarding. Here at Kneesworth House, run by Partnerships in Care, it’s a particularly fulfilling experience. Medium, Low Secure, Locked Rehabilitation and Open Rehabilitation as well as community houses / residential services for men and for women with mental illness; Men with mental illness, personality disorder or mild learning disability
In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:
Free car parking (at most sites).
Relocation allowance or season ticket loan
Career development - progress across the Staff Nurse grading is via a district career path
Subsidised professional memberships and registrations (if approved)
25 days’ annual leave
A contributory pension scheme
Free Meals whilst on duty
We are based near Royston, Hertfordshire and our Hospital facilities are set in 48 acres of beautiful grounds. We are well connected by rail to Cambridge and London. The Hospital is very established with in the forensic nursing field. We provide a supportive care pathway to patients with in our services .We use a variety of treatment approaches, some of which include DBT, CBT and schema therapy and have dedicated MDT teams. We have a staff induction programme and ongoing commitment to our staff’s development. We provide specialist training in therapeutic approaches and safety management, boundary setting and risk assessments. We aim to work collaboratively with our patients on their road to recovery. There are opportunities to develop and progress with in a wide variety of care settings.
All positions within Partnerships in Care (PiC) are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Unless specifically commissioned in advance PiC will not consider Applications submitted by or through agencies.
PiC is an equal opportunities employer.
Please read the job description and person specification carefully and ensure that you demonstrate the knowledge, skills and experience required to carry out the role.
Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
We aim to write to all applicants informing them of the outcome of their application, but if we have not contacted you after four weeks from the closing date please assume your application was unsuccessful.
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.
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