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Band 5 Staff Nurse - Hazel Unit, Callington Road Hospital Bristol

Band 5

Main area
Registered Nurse Mental Health

Band 5


Full time 37.5 hours per week

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Callington Road Hospital


From £24,907 per annum

14/07/2020 23:59

Hazel unit are currently in a position to offer an opportunity for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our highly specialist and dedicated Multidisciplinary team based at Callington Road Hospital in Bristol.

Hazel unit is a 12 bedded Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) for male adults of working age who are suffering from severe episodes of mental illness, requiring enhanced levels of care and support.

Working on a PICU is both incredibly challenging and rewarding; this post will offer to the right candidate a very valuable experience in dealing with some of the most complex cases in psychiatry.

Your major role will be to engage with service users and help meet their needs during the most difficult period in their lives. Experience of working with individuals in crisis is desirable. This is a challenging environment and we are seeking people with enthusiasm, motivation and resilience.

You will receive relevant training and supervision, and may be able to rotate into other areas of Bristol services.

There will be opportunities around career development, taking on lead roles to support the development of the team and service delivery.

Our team is very passionate and enthusiastic in our therapeutic recovery focused approach to care and we truly pride ourselves in having developed a very good reputation within our area of specialist expertise

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust(AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your emails regularly. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We only accept applications submitted via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a part time/flexible basis and will do our utmost to accommodate flexible working
whenever service requirements allow.

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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