Elizabeth Casson House, is an 8 bed psychiatric intensive care unit. This is an opportunity to be involved in the development of a new service and work with female patients from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures who are experiencing acute psychiatric illness.
This ward supports and cares for some of the most vulnerable service users from our community and is a highly challenging environment within a fast paced and diverse work setting. This is an exciting service to be part of, which works within specialist multi-disciplinary team, delivering high quality, intensive care to patients experiencing acute illness. We want to recruit nurses and support them to learn and develop their skills, including working with female patients with severe psychiatric illness, complex needs, risk assessment and risk management.
We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic, and passionate, band 5, Mental Health and Learning Disability Nurses to join our experienced and cohesive team. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality, evidence-based individualised care. The emphasis is on providing a therapeutic environment, allowing individuals to recover in a safe and supportive environment.
If you have a passion and interest in caring for female’s with psychiatric illness and would like to enhance you’re clinical and leadership skills by working in a fast paced, dynamic environment then we would really like to hear from you.
The appointee will be required to work a rotational 24 hour shift pattern and will need to complete PMVA training.
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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Louis Gwynne (Ward Manager) or Sophie Hannah (Charge Nurse) at Elizabeth Casson House on 0117 919 5286