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Staff Nurse, Ash Ward


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Mental Health Inpatient Unit
37.5 hours per week
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Ash Ward
£23,023 to £29,608 per annum, pro rata
25/11/2018 23:59

What’s the role? 

We would like to welcome a Registered Nurse (RMN) into our team at our Inpatient Unit on Ash Ward in Bridgwater. This is a full-time position for a Band 5 RMN, offering between £23,023 and £29,608, dependent on your experience.

Who are you?

You will be a fully qualified Mental Health Nurse, registered with the NMC and dedicated to providing top-quality service to those in your care. You'll be able to apply the philosophies of engagement, recovery, and positive and proactive care in your work with service users. With your outstanding communication skills you will join a team that works innovatively to demonstrate their commitment to providing compassionate care and improving the patient experience.

Prior experience as a Band 5 would be preferable but is not essential, as we would also welcome applications from preceptees.

Applications from qualified job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.

Who are we?

Here at Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, we are really proud of our colleagues and their achievements. We value our people and their extraordinary commitment to our patients and our organisation - together, we are dedicated to working as one team to make a difference to people's lives. We are keen to employ people who share the same vision and values as us. In return, we give nationally agreed rates of pay, locally agreed recognition and benefits schemes, and dedication to supporting your continual professional development.

Ash Ward is a 12 bed low secure inpatient rehabilitation and recovery unit for male adults with mental health difficulties. We provide skilled, supportive, person centred care for people whose psychiatric condition requires treatment in conditions of low security. The service is guided by recovery and rehabilitation principles to offer individuals care based on thorough assessment of clinical needs and risks.

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Colin Reynolds, Ward Manager

01278 454131 

If you have problems applying, contact

07771 978175