Dorset 2017-08-11T14:57:48+00:00

Staff Nurse (RMN)

Band 5

Main area
Inpatient Adult Mental Health
Band 5
37.5 per week
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Nightingale House
£22,128 to £28,746 p.a.
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Nightingale House is a 16 bedded Rehabilitation unit which provides care and treatment to adults of working age admitted for recovery and rehabilitation where the multi-disciplinary team uses a person centred approach to support the recovery of patients with severe and enduring mental illness.

The units aim is to effectively discharge our clients back into the community setting.

We are looking for a RMN staff nurse who is enthusiastic, motivated and committed in providing care and support to individuals in a recovery orientated environment

If you have the ability to interact well with people, are willing to listen to what they have to say and are interested in learning and applying new skills then we would like to hear from you

You will be required to undertake a prevention and management of violence and aggression course and it is a condition of your employment that you successfully complete all aspects of this course.

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  The DBS levies a charge of £44 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.  This will only apply to candidates who are new to the Trust and not internal staff.

Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

Essential Skills & Duties of a Qualified Registered Mental Nurse (RMN):

  • Valid NMC Pin is essential and a good working knowledge of CQC standards;
  • An effective communicator with the ability to engage with our service users to understand their needs to provide excellent services of care;
  • The ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with external care professionals and families to be customer focused and to continually develop the services we provide;
  • Promote ownership of care programmes by fully involving service users and their families in developing, agreeing and evaluating care programmes;
  • Fulfil professional and legal responsibilities with respect to the safe storage handling and administration of medicines;
  • It is essential to be Health and Safety aware, to ensure the safety of our services users and colleagues

 As a Qualified Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) you will be leading and co-ordinating the shift, providing advice and support to a team of care staff on a daily basis , as well as being involved in their development and ensuring that their passion for delivering care is continually developed. You will also be expected to be professional at all times and conduct your duties with care, consideration and kindness towards others.

All wards require that you can work shifts on rotation, including nights.

In return, we will support and facilitate your development in this role through clinical and management supervision and create a development plan tailored to your professional needs and experience.

Interview Date: 26 April 2018

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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

Andy Osborne, Ward Manager on 01202 584303


If you have problems applying, contact

01202 277190