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Staff Nurse, Band 5 Pyrland Ward posted by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
£23,023 - £29,608 / year
NHS Band 5

Job Description

Main area
Mental Health Older Persons In-Patient
NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Pyrland Ward
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum, pro rata
20/12/2018 23:59

We are currently seeking to appoint a dynamic and caring registered mental health staff nurse to join our multidisplinary team that is dedicated and motivated about working with older people. Pyrland consists of two wards both of which offer assessment and treatment to older people with mental health problems in the whole of Somerset. Part of the role includes leading a team during the shift, providing evidenced based care to our clients and working collaboratively with our community team colleagues to ensure that the admission and discharge process is effective and evidence based.

Pyrland Ward is currently undergoing a refurbishment of the ward which will enhance the working environment and improve the living conditions of our client group. We have also been a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Older Persons Inpatient Quality Improvement programme with the aim of eventually achieving accreditation status.

Your dedication, and commitment will be supported via on going training and opportunities within the service.

If you feel this role is for you, please come and have a look round and meet the team.

Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading. 

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we offer a range of staff benefits including:

Excellent annual leave entitlement

Relocation package – up to £8,000

Enhanced rates of pay

NHS Pension Scheme

Free parking on most of our sites

NHS discounts

Training and development

Flexible working

Paid registration fees for the 1st year for newly qualified staff

For more information please contact the recruitment team on [Click here to apply].

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Job 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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