Oldham, Greater Manchester, England
£ 26519 - 33000 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
9 Nov 2019
9 Dec 2019

Job Description

Staff Nurse - Specialist Deaf Mental Health Rehab

Location: Oldham, Lancashire

Salary: £26519 - £33000 per annum ( £13.59 - £16.92 per hour )

Hours: Full Time and Part Time hours are available - you can choose depending on your preference (options of: 11.5 hours, 23 hours, 34.5 hours or 37.5 hours).

Shifts: Options of Days only ( Apply) or Nights only ( Apply ) or Mixed shifts on a rotational basis - you can choose depending on your preference

Contract: Permanent

***************Preceptorships available*********************************

Further Details: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified or experienced RGN, RMN or RNLD to work within a specialist mental health rehabilitation service for the deaf and hard of hearing

Located in Oldham, the Hospital is a culturally sensitive service which has been created to provide support and rehabilitation with care and intervention from both deaf and hearing members of staff. The service offers programmes for men aged 18 and above who present with challenges and who require specialist care. The hospital also has gender specific, self-contained flats for men and women over 18 years old, to help them move along their care pathway to more independent living..

The Hospital is a purpose built hospital specifically commissioned to meet the needs of deaf people and individuals with complex communication difficulties.
  • 16 en-suites single bedrooms (including 4 bedsits)
  • 4 one bedroom flats
  • British Sign Language (BSL) Interpreting
  • Environmental aids required for deaf people
  • IT activity rooms
  • Spacious recreational areas
  • Transportation for accessing community resources
  • Visiting rooms for adults and children

Admission Criteria
  • Deaf or hearing people with special communication needs
  • Aged 18 years or over
  • Mental health problems including forensic
  • Developmental disorders
  • Complex needs and behaviours seen as challenging
  • Personality disorders
  • Substance misuse
  • Acute Relapses and Crisis Intervention

Service Details: The Service has a good CQC rating across all key lines of enquiry. They have a very positive and supportive work environment with a brilliant long-standing team. The have a very low staff turnover. They are very big on staff development and training. They have an extremely high staff to patient ratio.

The Hospital Manager is committed to training and development of staff with many opportunities to mentor junior staff and take on additional training for career progression within the company.

Training in BSL (british sign language ) levels 1 and 2 is provided to all staff and there are excellent development opportunities at site in addition to their dedicated preceptorship academy programme.

Shifts : The Hospital can accommodate part-time or full-time hours and they can be flexible with shifts. They are happy to consider nurses who prefer working days only or nights only. Their shift pattern is 0740 am- 8.00pm (days) and 0740 pm - 8.00am (nights). Please state if you have any preferences on your hours and/or shift pattern in your application

Employee Benefits:
  • Generous salary
  • Excellent progression opportunities with clear career pathways
  • Forward thinking and supportive MDT
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity package - We will pay you £5000 (£1000 on the commencement of leave and £4000 when you return to work)
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme
  • Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Retail Discounts
  • Cycle-to-Work Scheme
  • LG Discounts - You can select LG products such as TV's, fridge freezers, washing machines, dishwashers and tumble dryers at a reduced market rate
  • Travel Accounts - enables you to book your holiday (up to £1500) as early as possible and spread the cost over 12 months, with no fees.
  • Tech Products -you can purchase the latest computing technology (up to £750) but spread the cost over 12 months via payroll.

For more information or to apply for the role please call Amy Parker on Applyand email a copy of your CV to Apply

Applications will be held in the strictest confidence.


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