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Staff Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Adult Inpatient Mental Health Ward
NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Stepping Hill Hospital
£21,909 to £28,462 per annum
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About the Trust

Formed in 2002, Pennine Care has grown to become a leading provider of community and mental health services.

Our vision is to deliver the best care to patients, people and families in our local communities, by working effectively with partners to help people to live well.

We provide services across six boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop and Trafford – with a combined population of more than 1.3 million people.

Our 6,000 community and mental health staff work tirelessly to deliver the very best care – and provide around 2.4 million patient contacts each year. We are privileged that some of the most talented and leading experts choose to work for us.

We consider ourselves lucky to be based just a few miles from the wonderful city of Manchester. If you’re looking to re-locate, there’s no GREATER place to live and work than MANCHESTER.                                                  

Our city offers an outstanding, yet affordable quality of life. Where else does vibrant nightlife and diverse culture meet the peace and tranquillity of the rolling Pennines?

Service/Ward/Department Summary:
Norbury and Arden Ward are busy adult acute inpatient mental health wards. We are currently seeking to recruit band 5 staff nurses on a permanent and temporary contracts to complement the staffing team that is already in place. You will be part of a thriving ward which is committed to providing a high level of quality care to the patients they work with. We offer preceptorship packages to newly qualified nurses. We follow a hybrid shift pattern which involves working two long days and two single shifts a week, giving staff three days off a week, there is an expectation that the successful candidate will rotate onto nights.

Role Summary:
You will be an integral part of the team providing direct care to patients with a variety of mental health problems
To act as the named nurse with responsibility for the overall care of an identified group of clients
To regularly act as shift co-ordinator ensuring the smooth running of the clinical area and best utilisation of resources available, with support from senior staff

Key Responsibilities of the Post:
You will be involved in provide a high level of safe and effective care
Be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care
Adhere to all Trust policies, procedures and guidelines
Liaise with the multidisciplinary team
Provide mentorship to others

Key Requirements of the Person Specification:
See person specification

No smoking policyDisability confident employer

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

For further details contact:
Lesley Loizou, 0161 419 4482


Interview Date TBC