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Friday 06 January 2017
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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Registered Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Acute Mental Health
Band 5
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Radbourne Unit
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum pro rata
22/07/2018 12:00

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A focus on recovery
Here at Derbyshire Healthcare, we are committed to working alongside the people who use our services, to help them lead meaningful and satisfying lives.
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse to join our team on Ward 36 at The Radbourne Unit

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to become part of our Multi Disciplinary Team providing high standards of 24 hour inpatient care. Ward 36 is a busy 20 bedded mixed sex ward delivering care to patients from Derby and Derbyshire who are suffering from an episode of acute mental illness.

Applicants are expected to demonstrate a keen interest and understanding in the key principles of ‘recovery’ and will be expected to work collaboratively with patients and their carers in order to sustain an attitude and environment where hope is maintained and recovery is possible. We are looking for a candidate who has excellent interpersonal and team working skills, the ability to motivate and support individuals in overcoming challenges and working towards their goals and a genuine interest in working with patients suffering from severe mental illness.

The post is full time and will involve working shifts, night, late and early shifts with some weekends and bank holidays.

In return for your motivation and commitment we offer the following:

Regular supervision and appraisal

A comprehensive Preceptorship package
A supportive, flexible and hopeful work environment
Continuing Professional Development
A supportive network of professionals


Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyInvestors in People: GoldMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability 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 information or to arrange an informal visit please contact

Senior Nurse Lea McGowan

01332 623886 or

Lead Nurse Lexine Price

01332 623886