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.
We are looking for highly motivated members of staff to join an experienced friendly team here on Cove Ward in Weston super mare.
This application is open to RMN's and RGN's with suitable experience. AWP is committed to the development of Registered General Nurses and we would welcome suitable applicants.
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 alongside an intensive support team who are based on site and also with our Later Life community teams who are based in Clevedon. 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 are 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.
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Simon Western on 01934 836 521 or 07823535089