We are looking for dedicated Staff Nurse to join and be part of our forward thinking, progressive inpatient service Orchards, that invest in staff through continuous development and career progression. We are looking for enthusiastic motivated and flexible Staff Nurses to join our established older adult inpatient team Orchards. Providing care and support to in-patients currently experiencing acute mental health difficulties requiring an inpatient admission
Would you like to be part of a forward thinking service that is embracing the therapeutic day? Are you someone who has a passion for working with older adults with acute mental illness?
Do you want to develop your knowledge, skills and expertise to ensure that we deliver high quality, person centered care at the right time and in the right place?
The older adult service line serves the community of Kent with a population of approximately 16 million people, specialising in the assessment and treatment of older adults who are acutely mentally unwell. The older adult service line provides inpatient facilities for 16 bedded unit based within Priority House. We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated Mental Health Nurses/Learning Disability Nurse, to provide exceptional care within West Kent locality.
We take pride in our services which are underpinned by our values of respect, openness, accountability, working together, innovation and excellence.
As part of KMPT's attraction package, we currently offer a New Hire Bonus of up to £1200 for registered nursing staff joining in a band 5 or 6 Front Line nursing role with direct patient care.
This post is subject to a six month probationary period for candidates external to the Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust.
Employment in this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Michelle Chapman (deputy Ward Manager)
Marian Reeves (Deputy Ward Manager)
( Phone number removed )
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If you are seeking a new challenge and interested in becoming part of this forward thinking and innovative Trust then we want to talk to you.
What we can offer you
* Career development with our comprehensive range of training & development opportunities to enhance your skills
* Strong Supportive Management committed to provide 1-2-1 support to advance personal development.
* Car Lease Scheme opens to all staff
* Staff discounts for employees and their families
* Relocation Support if you are moving to the area dependent on your circumstances
* 27 days paid holiday plus bank holidays, increasing to 33 days after 10 years’ service
* Pension scheme
* Child Care Vouchers
We take pride in our services – which are underpinned by our values:
- Working together
We love the work, and we want you to join us.
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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