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Band 6 Charge Nurse - Elizabeth Casson House, Callington Road Hospital

Band 6

Main area
Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit
Band 6
Substantive or Fixed Term Available
Full time 37.5 hours per week or part time hours available
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Callington Road Hospital,Marmalade Lane, Bristol, BS4 5BJ
from £30,401 per annum pro rata
29/04/2019 23:59

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.


Elizabeth Casson House is an eight bedded, female, Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit. The unit specialises in the clinical, short-term management of people who are in an acutely disturbed phase of a serious psychiatric illness and who cannot be safely managed in a general acute setting.

Our team are looking for passionate, highly motivated, experienced registered nurses to work with and lead our team in continuing to move our service forward in line with National Minimum Standards for Psychiatric Intensive Care Services.

The role will involve clinically leading and managing a team of staff nurses and healthcare assistants. Supporting the Ward Manager with some operational duties and help develop and maintain clinical standards.

The successful candidate will have significant experience in a Psychiatric Intensive Care, Acute Inpatient Nursing, Place of Safety, and or Crisis Home Treatment. You will be able to demonstrate a capacity for clinical excellence and developing the role with a view to enhancing services.

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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

Ward Manager - Louis-James Gwynne  Tel: 0117 919 5286.