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.
The Acute/Inpatient Directorate is one of the 4 Clinical Directorates within the Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust where we provide acute mental health inpatient services and rehabilitation and recovery based services. Our aim is to provide high quality and efficient assessment and collaborative care planning and treatment to adults with mental health problems. We promote strong multi-disciplinary working, commitment to improvement and development, challenging stigma and promoting recovery. We pride ourselves on positive team work, professional and personal development and support teams and staff to reach their fullest potential in providing services. We offer a commitment to developing staff through regular supervision and appraisals, training opportunities and career development, both clinically and managerially.
Vacancies now exist across our Acute/Inpatient Services. You must be a Registered Mental Health Nurse or about to register – with evidenced skills and knowledge in assessment, treatment and risk management with the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary setting which includes user and carer involvement. You should possess knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983 and be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills. Additionally, you should exhibit a commitment to personal and professional development and possess the ability to work as part of a team.
We aspire only to employ staff who are supportive, kind, tenacious, non-judgemental and approachable, while able to challenge and constantly strive for a better life for all our service users. We are seeking person-centred, competent nurses who are dynamic and enthusiastic, committed to the provision of high quality care and treatment and enjoy the challenge of working within a complex care environment.
We are in the process of the reconfiguration of acute care in Sheffield which will improve skill mix on wards, provide more alternatives to admission and enhance the physical environment in which we deliver care. We are a 24-hour service and require a high degree of flexibility regarding rotation between day and night shifts, including weekends.
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 any of the following Ward Managers:
Rob Fenwick - Stanage Ward, Michael Carlisle Centre on (0114) 2718063
Sharon Ward - Burbage Ward, Michael Carlisle Centre (0114) 2718080
Ian Wright - Dovedale ward, Michael Carlisle Centre on (0114) 2718170
Adelaide Mukasa - Endcliffe Ward, Longley Centre (0114) 2261615
Kim Wakefield - Maple Ward, Longley Centre (0114) 2261607
Closing Date: Monday 24th October 2016
Interviews: Thursday 24th November & Friday 25th 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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