Mental Health Nurse (New Ward)

  • Job Reference: 00073567-1
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Thatcham, Berkshire
  • Salary: £28,767
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Come and be a part of the new ward opening at Thornford Park hospital. As a Mental Health Nurse, it's a great time to join and help shape this new service as part of a new multidisciplinary team.

The new ward will join the 129 beds across 10 wards that provide Forensic Mental Health rehabilitation, PICU and ASD services, set in 21 acres of Berkshire countryside.

When you join Elysium at Thornford Park you will be working for a company that will help you to develop and achieve your goals to become the best you can be, as you enjoy a £5,000 Welcome Bonus.

Your career with Elysium will be enjoyable and rewarding as you develop specialist skills and make a real difference for some of the most vulnerable people in society.

As an experienced Mental Health Nurse from the NHS or private sector, you're welcome to join the team at Thornford Park's new ward as a Mental Health Nurse and change lives for the better.

At Elysium, it's a career that you can take pride in and enjoy. It's what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

We encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19. As such, you will need to have had your Covid Vaccine to be eligible for this position.

What you will be doing

As a qualified and experienced RMN, you will work 37.5 hours per week (12-hour shifts), ensuring Service Users receive high-quality care while supporting your colleagues and promoting good teamwork.

You'll receive a £2,200 location allowance, £1,000 forensic allowance per annum, plus a £5,000 welcome bonus, to ensure your suitability rewarded for your invaluable contribution to Thornford Park's success.

No two days are the same, with plenty to keep you engaged and motivated, but also a good amount of routine.

You benefit from the Elysium Wellbeing team, which is on hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities. Who doesn't like a free massage at work?

There are also a huge range of career development opportunities that will help you grow and succeed. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

Things that you will have

A relevant nursing qualification and registration
Strong team-working skills
High level of self-motivation and a flexible approach
Positive attitude and be naturally caring and compassionate
Commitment to high-quality care and values and evidence-based practice
The service operates 24/7. You will work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights. Standard shifts are 12.5 hours a day, working 3 shifts per week (including days and nights).

What you will get

Annual salary of £32,545 (includes £2,300 forensic and £1,000 location allowance)
£5,000 Welcome Bonus (T&Cs apply)
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity Package
There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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