Band 5 Staff Nurse - Rotational post - BANES Inpatient Services

Bath, Somerset, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
7 Nov 2019
7 Dec 2019

Job Description

Due to a recent review of Safer Staffing Levels for both Sycamore ward on the Royal united Hospital site and Ward 4 on the St Martins Hospital Site , we are looking for highly motivated member of staff to join the experienced friendly teams on a rotational post here in Bath.

Ward 4 is a 12 bedded dementia assessment ward, providing comprehensive support for patients and their carers during a challenging phase of their illness. We pride ourselves on our person centred approach, multi disciplinary approach and strong team ethic.

Sycamore Ward is a mixed gender ward and offers care to service users with a serious mental illness who are in crisis. We have an established culture of inter team working, which offers people who work on the site diverse experience and learning opportunities. We are also very proud of our service user involvement in the development of our services and our close working relationship with St Mungo's Charity, who have a very active role within the team.

As such, we are looking for a Registered Nurse at Band 5. The candidate must be innovative, dynamic and enthusiastic to be a part of a team who is looking to improve the standards of care we are offering to the service users. In turn we can offer the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge within an adults of working age acute admission ward, and within an acute admission ward for people with dementia. This will be an 18-month rotational post.

We are part of Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust which is the largest mental health trust in Britain. Within BANES and the wider area .There is excellent opportunity for career progression in all mental health fields within the trust.

Bath is in North East Somerset and is situated along the M4 Corridor. It is a short commute to Bristol, and close to the coastal town of Weston Super mare. Bath is a World Heritage Site, has a vibrant city life, and yet is quite small so there are many countryside pursuits that are also on offer. It has excellent transport links both local and national, with Bristol Airport only a short drive away. It is also a short Journey to some of the country is most popular attractions in the South West.

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust(AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your emails regularly. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We only accept applications submitted via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a part time/flexible basis and will do our utmost to accommodate flexible working whenever service requirements allow.

Ref: BNS110111

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