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Staff Nurse - RMN

Job Description

A great opportunity to join a successful £440m turnover integrated NHS Foundation Trust. Our service portfolio includes mental health, intellectual disability and specialist mental health services, community physical health, prison health and our low, medium and high secure hospitals including Rampton Hospital. The Trust is also involved in a number of collaborations in research and innovation with the Institute of Mental Health, the University of Nottingham and other partners.

Our services are provided by 8,900 staff in hospitals, community settings and patients' own homes, predominately in Nottinghamshire, but services are also provided in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire.

The East Midlands Forensic Mental Health Service, Arnold Lodge, based in Central Leicester is a 102 bedded Medium Secure Hospital providing in-patient Forensic Psychiatric Services for adults with Mental Disorder and a history of offending behaviour aged 18 and above.

Arnold Lodge provides the highest standards of evidence-based therapeutic care, which includes vocational and recreational opportunities. Clinical knowledge and expertise to ensure we consistently deliver a quality service to all the patients in our care across 3 care streams: Male Mental Illness, Male Personality Disorder and Women’s Service. Within a modern purpose built hospital which is compliant with National Medium Secure Standards.

Nottinghamshire Healthcare is one of largest NHS providers of integrated healthcare services in the UK with more than 100 sites and 8,800 staff. As a Trust we provide mental health, intellectual disability, community, physical health care and substance misuse services across a wide geographical area including Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. These services are provided from community settings through to acute wards, prisons as well as low, medium and high secure environments.

Arnold Lodge currently has full time vacancies for RMNs to work within our service who are able to demonstrate Care, Compassion, Competence, Communication, Courage and Commitment within a challenging yet rewarding environment

As well as developing valuable skills, knowledge and experience of Forensic Nursing Arnold Lodge offers a comprehensive induction programme and opportunities for continued personal and professional development through ongoing training, education, supervision, appraisal and perceptorship programme.

We offer excellent working conditions with Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust offering staff members several benefits some of which include the following:

A contributory pension scheme

Bike to Work Scheme

Car Lease Scheme

Childcare Vouchers

Free on –site parking

You must be able to work a 7 day per week, 24 hour shift pattern, including regular night shifts. You must be a RMN or completing a qualification in Mental Health Nursing and be registered with the NMC. Options to work part time available

If you are interested in working at Arnold Lodge or would like further information then please feel free contact Claudia Gerald on  ( Phone number removed ) 

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Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust will be a Smoke Free Trust from 3rd October 2016. This means that there will be no smoking on all Trust premises including buildings, gardens or car parks.

The Trust believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We guarantee an interview to candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum essential criteria.

We positively encourage people who have experienced mental health problems to apply for a role within the Trust.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to confirm from your previous or current NHS employer and other prior employers; previous NHS service details and personal data held about you, including Occupational Health data (inoculations and screening tests). This data will be transferred using NHS Electronic Staff Record and third party systems via an automated process and only used for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining accurate employment records, should you be appointed to the post.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, convictions which would otherwise be considered as 'spent' will also be checked as part of an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

For eligible posts, DBS disclosures are mandatory before commencement of employment within the Trust. Therefore, if you are in a position that is deemed a regulated adult and/or child care role, you will not be able to start your employment until we have received a satisfactory DBS Disclosure.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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