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Staff Nurse

Job Description

Named as one of the 100 best places to work in the NHS by the Health Service Journal in 2015, Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health, learning disabilities and social care services.

Parklands Hospital Basingstoke - Hawthorns 2 Ward

*********£2,500 ‘Golden Hello’ Payment**********

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Staff Nurse

We are offering a fantastic opportunity for you to work in our acute admission ward within Parklands Hospital situated in Basingstoke that provides intensive support for patients in a period of acute psychiatric illness. We also provide care for Ministry of Defence serving personnel that need an in-patient admission. Our aim is to provide high quality integrated care to make a positive difference to the health, well-being and independence of the people in Hampshire.

The person we are looking for must be a Registered Mental Health Nurse. Working on the Unit, you will use your skills to be an influential member of the ward’s dedicated multidisciplinary team, and to contribute to the provision of high quality recovery focused care. Ideally you will have in depth experience working within an Acute Adult Mental Health setting

  • Full Time

  • Staff induction and opportunities for training and development, both internal and external courses.

Please note that currently we have only have opportunities for working predominantly nights with intermittent day shifts.

Working with a supportive, motivated, friendly, dedicated team of nurses with excellent openings for personal and professional development whilst actively promoting the implementation of a recovery focused service with an Intensive Support programmed to support service users within our unit and under our Hospital at Home Team This is an exciting opportunity to demonstrate your ability, whilst continually improving services and providing hands on care to our service users.

If you are a Registered Nurse with the appropriate skills, experience and training and looking for a challenging role you are encouraged to apply as we are seeking to enhance our MDT and enrich the quality and expertise of the support offered to our service users.

We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal opportunities

We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.

If you are short-listed for this post you will be informed via your email address therefore, please check your NHS Jobs Account on a regular basis. Previous applicants need not apply within a six month period for the same role.

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment; costs associated with this will be reimbursed, subject to taxation in line with guidance from HMRC. You will comply with all Employer processes in order to provide yearly permission to the Employer enabling it to view your status and to undertake random checks as required. If you change to a role where a check would no longer be required this will be confirmed and you may end your membership if desired.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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