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Friday 06 January 2017
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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Registered Nurses/newly/soon to be qualified Nurses

Band 5

Main area
Mental Health
Band 5
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Derby or Chesterfield
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum, pro rata
28/05/2018 23:59

Derbyshire Healthcare is proud to deliver compassionate care from smoke-free environments.

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.
We believe in compassionate, patient-centred care. Each member of staff has a part to play in supporting the people who use our services. But don't just take our word for it, visit our website to watch our "We are Derbyshire Healthcare" video to see what our staff, service receivers, carers and members have to say about the Trust.



We are looking for Mental Health Nurses to join our Trust.

Are you:-

• looking to take your first step on the career ladder?

• returning to the profession after a break?

• joining civilian life after a successful nursing career in the military?

• retired and looking to continue to contribute to our wonderful NHS?

We have nursing posts available in a number of in-patient services across Derbyshire which will require you to work shifts including weekends and bank holidays.

“When I think about nursing and why I entered the profession, I am privileged and honoured to work with individuals, to be there to provide temporary support in their time of need, to enable them to regain their strength and supporting them and their Families and Carers to flourish”. Carolyn Green, Chief Nurse, Derbyshire Healthcare NHS FT

We really value our nurses; whether you are a final year nursing student or already practicing, you will be an asset to our Trust and a key part of our nursing community. You will strengthen our innovative and experienced teams and contribute to the high standards of Care that we provide to the people of Derbyshire.

As an organisation we lead on a number of key research areas such as Mindfulness, Compassion, Dementia, Delirium, Self-Harm, Safeguarding and Children’s Mental Health Psychological Interventions. Derbyshire is an area of outstanding natural beauty boasting one of the UK’s most accessible national parks. Derbyshire is a culturally diverse County and we hope to welcome you to our diverse and forward thinking organisation so that we can be – Better Together.

Details of our staff support packages are on our website. Some of which include: 

  • Fully embedded Preceptorship package and supporting study days
  • Support of Practice Facilitators throughout the preceptorship process
  • Schwartz Rounds
  • PEER Support
  • Employee assistance service
  • Training and development opportunities such as psychodynamic therapy training, coaching and mentoring
  • Support to meet your registration needs
  • Access to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Research Centre and library facilities

You must hold a current NMC registration or be in your final year of nurse training. We look forward to hearing from you, and working alongside you in one of our teams. If you share our Trust Values, come and join our Teams. 

***IMPORTANT - Please state your preferred work area in the supporting information on your application form e.g. North/South Derbyshire.***

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

Lyndsay Swift (Hartington Unit, Chesterfield) 01246 512553 or Shirley Heldreich (Radbourne Unit, Derby) 01332 623700 x33811

If you have problems applying, contact

01332 623700 ext 31227