Due to a recent review of Safer Staffing Levels across the Longfox site we are looking for highly motivated members of staff to join an experienced friendly team here on Dune Ward in Weston super mare.
We are very much focussed on improving standards of care and developing the in patient service in conjunction with the existing wider service and Multi-Disciplinary team. We are looking for Registered Nurses at Band 5.
The Longfox Site is situated in the Grounds of Weston General Hospital offering care to service users with a serious mental illness who are in crisis.
There are 3 wards all of which are mixed gender;
We work closely with our community colleagues and intensive team. We have a very good working relationship with both of these to optimise the service user’s care pathway. We have an established culture of inter team working which offers people who work on the site diverse experience and learning opportunities.
We are also very proud of our service user involvement in the development of our services. We have a service user involvement worker who promotes involvement at every level of our service provision.
The candidates must be innovative, dynamic and enthusiastic to be a part of a team who is looking to improve the standards of care we are offering to the service users.
We a part of Avon and Wiltshire Mental health partnership NHS trust which is the largest mental health trust in Britain. Within North Somerset and the wider area there is excellent opportunity for career progression in all mental health fields within the trust.
Weston Super Mare is in North Somerset and is situated along the M5. It is a short commute to Bristol, one of Britain’s most vibrant and diverse cities and has excellent transport links to it and the surrounding areas. It is also a short Journey to some of the country’s most sought after tourist spots in the South West.
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.
Sarah Pavey - 01934 836452