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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Mental Health (Adults)
Band 5
Full and Part Time hours available
Job ref
Julian Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608 gross per annum
20/01/2019 23:59

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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Rose Ward are looking for Staff Nurses committed and able to integrate within an established multi-disciplinary team. You will need to be enthusiastic and conscientious in providing an evidence based approach to patient centred care.  We will accept applications from General Registered Nurses, Mental Health Nurses and Learning Disability Nurses. 

You will be compassionate, empathetic and sensitive in your approach when working with patients, families and carers. You will have the right values for our team being positive, respectful and working together as a team. We will support you with a programme of training and development, supported by an experienced nursing team and our own Clinical Practice Educator. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, or to find out more read on...

Rose ward is an inpatient ward providing further assessment and treatment for patients with more complex dementia diagnosis and needs. 

Rose ward has many projects and groups for you to participate in to help our patients. Dementia Care Mapping for our patients is a daily occurrence and we also have an Observation and Engagement project group which focuses on patients with more complex needs. We regularly have fun days whereby staff and patients enjoy different activities from fete's to visits by miniature donkeys !!

As a Staff Nurse on Rose ward you will be able to undertake student mentor training and subsequently mentor student nurses. You will also be required to provide line management supervision for junior members of the team.

You will be supported in attending statutory and mandatory training, as well as other courses that will support you in your role. Your performance and development needs will be reviewed regularly through management and clinical supervision and the organisations appraisal process. 

You will receive excellent physical health training opportunities due to wanting to enhance your knowledge and skills as a dementia specialist. Other opportunities include becoming a Dementia Care Mapper and receiving a recognized qualification from Bradford University.

Nurses who have recently qualified will receive a robust preceptorship pack and nurses wanting a change of career will be supported to enhance their transferable skills.   

We have vacancies for both full and part-time roles. 


Benefits included with this role are:-

  • NHS pension
  • A comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • Career progression
  • Starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • Staff physio service
  • Gym membership
  • NHS discounts and many more.

To find out more about the job role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

Interviews are due to be held on the 1st February 2019 (subject to change).

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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

Mark Lee (Ward Manager), Joyce Reeves (Charge Nurse) or Loide Couto (Charge Nurse) on 01603 978322.

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421431