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Staff Nurse - COVID-19 in Durham

Job description

We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.

We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.

We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal’s Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.

This post is only open to those candidates who already have their NMC registration in place.

Rowan Lea is a QNOAMHS (aims) accredited 20 bed mixed gender ward for older people. We work collaboratively with patients and carers to develop individual well-being treatment plans. The team encourages innovative practice and supports development

We have a broad multi-disciplinary inpatient team that includes nurses, medical staff, a physical health care practitioner, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and psychology. There is local access to nutrition and dietetic staff within MHSOP. We work in partnership with local Community Teams .

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Staff Nurse to join the Mental Health Older Persons inpatient service currently based at Rowan Lea Cross lane Hospital Scarborough. You will be a Registered Mental Health Nurse and able to demonstrate continuing professional development, effective generic nursing skills and the confidence to meet the requirements of a Band 5 position working primarily with the older person.

You will be joining an established and supportive multi-disciplinary team that is committed to delivering high quality, patient centred care. Working closely with other professionals in the team and external agencies you will provide evidence based nursing interventions, including aspects of care ranging from initial assessment, treatment monitoring, delivery of therapeutic interventions, crisis management and discharge.

You will have the on going opportunity to develop your skills within the wider team in relation to the care of patients experiencing organic mental health problems, supported through supervision and on going professional development opportunities.

If the post sounds interesting to you and you would like to know more about our service and what the role entails please contact us on the number below to arrange an informal meeting or chat to support your application. During the discussion we can consider any development needs you may have and help you decide if the post would meet your long term career plans.

What we will offer you

  • Free parking at all our sites
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Career Development
  • Leadership and Management Programmes
  • Mindfulness training

Extra information

Profession Sub-category
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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