Wessex House are looking for qualified Mental Health Nurses to join us in supporting young people in our CAMHS Inpatient Ward. We are also able to consider Registered General and Learning Disability Nurses depending on your experience.
Wessex House is an innovative and interesting place to work, offering care for up to 12 young people between the age of 13 and 18 who require support for complex mental health needs.
You will benefit from a positive and supportive environment and excellent support from your manager and colleagues. You will play a valuable role in the recovery of the young people, working closely with them and their families and contributing to the assessment, planning and implementation of treatment plans.
We have a recovery focussed approach on the ward and our main therapy model is Dialectical Behavioural Therapy; all staff have the opportunity to become involved in this programme with the potential of further specialist training. You will also take part in a variety of therapeutic activities with the young people, related to their care plans.
This is a great opportunity to become part of a well-established team and work hand in hand with other professionals to deliver high-quality care and make a difference.
After a period of orientation, you’ll also lead shifts and supervise junior staff in carrying out care plans.
Wessex house can offer you a rewarding career where you will be valued as a key member of our team. We can offer you bespoke training for CAMHS, as well as CPD and supervision.
Every day you’ll be able to make a difference to the lives of young people, supporting and encouraging them to achieve their goals and ambitions, whilst we support you to achieve yours.
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
Training and development
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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