Senior Mental Health Nurse
- Job Reference: 00073564-1
- Date Posted: 14 May 2022
- Recruiter: CV-Library
- Location: Thatcham, Berkshire
- Salary: £30,601
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
- Job Type: Permanent
Are you Registered Mental Health Nurse with 18-months post-registration experience, looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help you to develop and achieve your goals to become the best you can be? If so, you're in luck. Join our team in Thatcham and enjoy a £5,000 Welcome Bonus!
As an experienced Nurse from the NHS or private sector, you'll join the team at Thornford Park with the Male Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit as a Senior Mental Health Nurse (RMN) working 37.5 hours per week (12.5 hour shifts), where you will change lives for the better.
Your career at 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.
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 Senior Mental Health Nurse, you will ensure men with acute mental health conditions receive high-quality care, while also supporting your colleagues and promote good teamwork.
No two days are the same, with plenty to keep you engaged and motivated, but also a good amount of routine.
You will have access to 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 career development opportunities, with a huge range of courses 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
18-months experience as a Registered Nurse
Strong team-working skills
A high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach
A positive attitude and be naturally caring and compassionate
A commitment to high-quality care and to values and evidence-based practice
The shift patterns include working nights and weekends, 12.5 hours a day, 3-4 days a week.
Where you will be working
Location: Thornford Park, Crookham Hill, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 8ET
You will work at Thornford Park which is a combination of medium secure and low secure units and rehabilitation flats. The service provides a seamless internal care pathway supporting and empowering patients in their recovery and rehabilitation.
You will work alongside the multidisciplinary to provide personalised assessment and treatment programmes for males with mental illness/ complex care needs as well as those with personality disorder. Service users may have histories of offending and/or may have failed in previous placements
What you will get
Annual salary of up to £33,801 (includes £2,200 for forensic allowance & £1000 location allowance)
£5,000 Welcome Bonus (terms and conditions apply)
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
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 70 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