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Staff Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Staff Nurse
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time: 37.5
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Harplands Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
29/09/2020 23:59

We are looking for Mental Health Practitioners to join our Home Treatment Team. Our Home Treatment Team is part of the new Crisis Care Centre, at Harplands Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent this has been designed to the highest level of specification. This modern purpose designed unit is the central point for all those in need of a Crisis Assessment/Intervention, teams within the Crisis Care Centre include All Age Mental Health Access Team, Home Treatment Team, High Volume Users Team and Place of safety.

You will be able to demonstrate excellent assessment and risk management plans, be able to demonstrate your ability to work as a team player, promote the rights of individuals to receive care that addresses their need in the community. Therefore, good communication skills are essential to the role, the role demands the ability to problem solve and find creative means of addressing individual’s needs. An opportunity for a mental health nurse to work in a pragmatic way to maintain patient’s safety in the community.

Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we’d like you to be part of it. To excel you will be an enthusiastic, caring and compassionate registered professional who is looking to work within a Trust that is ambitious to perform well and has been told by the Care Quality Commission that it is the fastest improving mental health trust in the country. Whether you are about to qualify, newly qualified or an experienced practitioner, we want to meet you and discuss the possibility of you joining this great multi-disciplinary team.

Our vision is ‘To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.’ Our teams pride themselves on compassion, team work and resilience. The Trust supports you by offering a flexible shift system including twilight shifts and compressed hours to support working families and our staff parking is free on all our main sites.

The Centre opened in October 2019, this new facility has state of the art facilities that offer the highest level of care. All our team members are trained and skilled to deliver comprehensive mental state assessment and evidence based interventions as well as having an awareness of services across the local landscape to support recovery. Individual personal development will be offered with regular values based supervision.

You can expect Continuing Professional Development (CPD) which is tailored to meet your professional development; individual CPD advice is available from our Practice Education Team. The CPD offer includes the option to rotate within the Trust to widen your breadth of experience, skills and knowledge.

On joining the Trust you will have access to our Preceptorship Programme to enable a smooth transition into your new role.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Sandra Wright
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Senior Directorate Business Administrator
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01782 441600 ext 4820