Staff Nurse

Job ID: 667257
Location: Bury
Category: Health
Salary: 21,909 to 28,462 per annum negotiable
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Job Reference: 267-ADOWSN503

Employer:Oxford Health NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Opal Ward, Whiteleaf CentreLocation:AylesburySalary:21,909 to 28,462 per annum

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.
We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

We are looking to recruit both experienced and newly qualified staff nurses.
If you are a newly qualified nurse to develop skills and knowledge, you are expected to participate in a Preceptorship Program. All staff canengage inother post-graduate opportunities, participate effectively as a full member of the multidisciplinary team andcontribute to the education of student nurses.
Opal Ward is a Rehabilitation & Recovery Mental Health Ward which welcomes both Registered Mental Health and Learning Disability Nurses.
The team includes Nurses, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist, Assistant Psychologist, Health Care assistants, Support, Time & Recovery worker, Doctors and ward administrators who pride themselves in the quality of care delivered in a Rehabilitation setting.
We are currently in the process of developing our rehabilitation service.
You will be involved in providing a range of therapeutic activities with a primary focus on rehabilitation and recovery.
If you are versatile and adaptable with good communication skills, the ability to work in a team and on your own initiative, if you have commitment to people with mental illness, this may be the job for you.
You will be joining an organization that has plenty of opportunities for your development and to further your career. We are currently building on our expertise on Autism and Mental Health.
In return you will benefit from working in a therapeutic environment conducive to the treatment and recovery of working age people with mental health difficulties. All your skills will be fully utilized and developed through supervision and training opportunities including modules accredited with local Universities.
For more information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Sheila Mudarikiri or Christine Roche 01865 901420
Benefits of working for Oxford Health NHS Trust include:-
Excellent opportunities for career progression
27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with an increase to 33 days with continuous service
NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers
Staff accommodation
Childcare Vouchers
Lease car scheme
Competitive pension scheme

New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.
Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.
Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.
We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.
* Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:Full Time 37.5 Hours per WeekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:5Staff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:Adult Mental Health

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:26/06/2017

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