Exciting opportunities for career-driven people at The Spinney
The Spinney psychiatric services based in Atherton Greater Manchester is part of the Partnerships in care group a noted leader and provider of Mental Health Care within the independent Health sector.
We are an all-male service, providing Medium and Low secure services for individuals who have been diagnosed with a mental illness who may or may not also have challenging behaviours our model of care is underpinned by the principles of recovery and my shared pathway.
The philosophy and ethos of the unit is to work collaboratively and in partnership with the patient so as to ensure the best possible outcome and the Average Length of Stay is kept to a minimum.
More recently the Spinney psychiatric services have seen the commissioning of an adult male PICU which provides care for 10 patients. Care is delivered in accordance to NICE guidelines and national service framework with the emphasis on best outcome for the patient. The service provides care for individuals with a primary diagnosis of Mental illness and or dual diagnosis. A dedicated Multidisciplinary Team with the support of other allied professionals work in collaboration with the community mental health team’s home treatment teams, community psychiatric nurses and harm reduction teams in order to ensure a seamless transition from admission to discharge.
The unit is a modern purposely adapted ward to support patients during a mental health Crisis providing a safe environment conducive to recovery.
As a newly qualified nurse wishing to undertake your preceptorship, as well as our Preceptorship Academy, we offer a starting salary of £21,723 rising automatically to £23,320 upon immediate completion of preceptorship, in addition to our benefits package. It is common that within 12 months of your start date you would also have the opportunity to apply for a promotion to Staff Nurse 2 with an attractive salary of £29,582.
In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits: Which can include
Free car parking (at most sites).
Professional Career development – within a competency framework for all grades of Staff
25 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays
A contributory pension scheme
Life assurance after qualifying period
Free Meals whilst on duty
Private Health Cover after qualifying period
And a host of other benefits which can be tailored to your own requirements through the benefits procurement.
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.
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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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