We are a Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust providing a range of diverse services including: generic & specialist mental health care; services for people with learning disability; drug & alcohol services; Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT); GP Primary Care services; dementia care services; and community based services for those with long term neurological conditions. We promote emotional health and well being through the provision of accessible high quality modern services designed around the needs of our local population. Our culture is founded upon effective partnership working and close working relationships with staff, service users and their families/carers. We strive to deliver consistently high quality care through our high performing, dedicated & skilful workforce which you could now become a part of. Our values are fundamental to ensuring people are at the heart of everything we do, our values are Respect, Compassion, Partnership. Accountability, Fairness and Ambition.
In-Patient and Acute Directorate – Forensic Mental Health Services
Registered Nurse Mental Health – 2 Posts (Including Preceptorships who qualify within the next 3 months)
Salary: Band 5’ (£21,909 - £28,462 per annum pro rata dependant on experience)
Location: Forest Lodge, 5 Forest Close, Sheffield, S35 0JW
Hours: 2x 375 hours per week
Post Ref: 457-16-054-QN
Forest Lodge is a Low-Secure Psychiatric Unit for males, providing intensive nursing and rehabilitation facilities for mentally disordered offenders and others requiring secure conditions. All service users are detained under the Mental Health Act. The unit has two wards, Assessment and Rehabilitation and posts are subject to informal rotation between the two. We are looking to recruit two motivated individuals who are interested in working in this challenging and stimulating setting.
The work is varied and interesting and a variety of training opportunities is available. The successful candidates will be a First Level Registered Nurse undertaking the duties of named nurse, including the assessment of service user needs and the planning, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive nursing care plan.
Candidates will be expected to be able to produce comprehensive reports for the Care Programme Review, and for Mental Health Tribunals or Managers’ Hearings. A good working knowledge of the Mental Health Act, including Part III is essential, as is a working knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act.
Effective communication skills, both spoken and written are essential, and candidates should have an interest (demonstrable via the application form) in the care and treatment of service users in a locked setting
The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children and as part of our safe recruitment practice the successful applicant(s) will be subject to a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) if it is deemed appropriate for the role. The cost of the DBS check, currently up to £4823, must be met by the successful applicant(s).
For further information, please contact Polly Nmeterson, Ward Manager or Kelly Woods on Telephone no. ( Phone number removed )
Closing Date: Friday 28th October 2016
Interview Date: Monday 21st November 2016
Our values are fundamental to ensuring people are at the heart of everything we do, our values are:
The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children and as part of our safe recruitment practice the successful applicant(s) will be subject to a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) if it is deemed appropriate for the role. The cost of the DBS check (currently up to £4823) must be met by the successful applicant(s).
SHSC is a 'Two Ticks' employer, this means that if you have a Disability you are guaranteed an interview if you meet the essential criteria for this post. Please make sure that when you apply for this post you make it clear how you meet the criteria for the post and also complete the monitoring section of the application where there is a box to tick to indicate that you wish to be included in the guaranteed interview scheme.
The Trust values the diversity of all staff and is committed to equality. We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, gender, racial origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation or disability including people who have experienced mental ill health. We actively welcome applications from people who have used our services.
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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