We are proud to provide high quality mental health, learning disability and community services across six boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop and Trafford.
Our 5,500 staff work tirelessly to deliver the very best care and we receive excellent feedback from our patients. We’re really proud of our #PennineCarePeople and do everything we can to make sure we’re a great place to work.
Pennine Care’s ambition is to work together to promote an all-inclusive environment which attracts all candidates and signals our ongoing commitment to both celebrate and promote diversity.
As a Disability Confident Employer we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum selection criteria at each stage of the selection process.
We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees, developing the Trust as a Great Place to Work. Some benefits we offer:
We are developing our future strategy, which will focus on providing the highest quality mental health and learning disability services.
As part of this, our community (physical health) services in Bury, Oldham, Rochadale (adult services) and Trafford will be moving to a new NHS Provider in 2019. For Bury, Oldham, Rochdale (adult services) this will take place on 1 July 2019.
We have been very proud to run community (physical health) services over the last seven years, but we believe there are other provider organisations better positioned to enable these community services to achieve more for the benefit of local people. We are working closely with our staff and colleagues in the new provider organisations to ensure the smoothest possible transfer.
An opportunity has arisen for a Staff Nurse to join the nursing team at the Cobden Unit (Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit).
The Cobden Unit is a 10 bedded PICU situated at Stepping Hill Hospital.
The unit provides short-term intensive assessment, treatment and support to service users within the Pennine care footprint, who maybe experiencing psychiatric crisis, and often present with a variety of complex mental health needs.
We are currently looking to recruit staff nurses (RMN) to our team. We are seeking caring and motivated individuals with a desire to work with service users who require a high level of support.
We are in a position to fully support a preceptorship programme for newly qualified staff.
To contribute to the development of an evidenced based therapeutic culture; which maximises a patient’s recovery potential whilst maintaining a safe and relationally secure environment. To ensure that the highest possible standards of nursing care are carried out in accordance with current legislation, trust policies and procedures.
Key Responsibilities of the Post:
Key Requirements of the Person Specification:
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All new starters to Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust who are appointed to a post which requires a Disclosure Barring Certificate check (DBS) will be recharged for the full cost of the check. Substantive staff can choose to spread the cost over their first three months’ salary or pay the full amount from their first months’ salary. Members to the Trust bank must repay the full amount from their first pay. The Trust encourages all staff and bank workers to register with the DBS update service at an annual cost of £13, for bank members this is obligatory. The cost of an enhanced DBS check is £44 and for a standard check £26, both attract an administration charge of £3.50.
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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