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Band 5 Staff Nurse - Hillview Lodge, Bath

Bath, Somerset, England
£ 24214 - 24214 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
15 Aug 2019
14 Sep 2019

Job Description

Due to a recent review of Safer Staffing Levels for Sycamore ward, we are looking for highly motivated member of staff to join the experienced friendly team here in Bath.
Sycamore team are focused on improving standards of care and developing the in patient service in conjunction with the existing wider service and Multi-Disciplinary team. As such, we are looking for a Registered Nurse at Band 5.
Sycamore Ward is situated within the building of Hillview Lodge, which in turn is situated in the Grounds of The Royal United Hospital . Sycamore Ward is a mixed gender ward and offers care to service users with a serious mental illness who are in crisis.
We work alongside BANES Intensive support team, BANES Recovery support team, BANES Early Intervention team and BANES complex intervention team , who are all based on site. We have a very good working relationship with these teams, which assists in optimizing 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. We welcome service users and carers to help shape the services, and bring a positive dimension to ward environment.
We also work along side St Mungos Charity, and have a very active move on worker on the ward from St Mungos. This role helps service users with benefits and housing.
We also have St Mungo's peer mentors working on the ward, which again can enable service users feel more confident in the transition from ward to community.
Along side this you will be working on shifts with occupational therapists. This has been a successful innovation and incidences of aggression has decreased as a result of increased occupation and therapeutic activity. As a team we are also proud to promote Safewards for all on the ward, and have recently employed an activity worker.
The candidate 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 BANES and the wider area there is excellent opportunity for career progression in all mental health fields within the trust.
Bath is in North East Somerset and is situated along the M4 Corridor. It is a short commute to Bristol, and close to the coastal town of Weston Super mare. Bath is a World Heritage Site, and has a vibrant city life, and yet is quite small so there are many countryside pursuits that are also on offer. It has excellent transport links both local and national, with Bristol Airport also only a short drive away. It is also a short Journey to some of the country's most sought after tourist spots in the South West.
For further details / informal visits contact: Ingrid Corbel, Ward Manager on Applyand email: Apply

Ref: BNS084081

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