Registered Nurse

Recruiter
Sussex Partnership NHS
Location
Swandean, Worthing
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
08 Apr 2021
Closes
09 Apr 2021
Ref
354-AC-20276-B
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
We are a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England and are looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities that we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us to do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership.

Sussex Partnership is an equal opportunities employer, with a sincere commitment to our people's health and emotional wellbeing and as such, we have signed the Time to Change pledge and provide a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

In addition, our workforce is currently under-represented by people from Black and Minority Ethnic and Disabled communities. We welcome applications from people of these communities as we want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve.

The Trust is committed to providing opportunities for flexible working.

Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that's job share, part time or another flexible pattern.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated our services good, following their most recent inspection, and outstanding in the caring domain.

Do you want to make a difference to patient care?

This is a unique opportunity for a registered General Nurse with vision and ambition to join the Physical healthcare and Infection Prevention and Control service

We are committed to improving physical health outcomes for every patient and are seeking a forward thinking, dynamic and hardworking Nurse to join our in-house team

Working as part of the Integrated Physical Healthcare and Infection Prevention and Control team to assist with the delivery of effective nursing interventions which support the needs of patients who may be living with complex psychological and physical health needs alongside Mental Health illness

This role includes working as a Link Practitioner for Infection Prevention and Control to ensure that Infection Prevention and Control standards are in adherence to National guidance for all healthcare associated infections and Covid-19 safe working practices

Comprehensive training for this role is provided combined with ongoing support and mentorship

This is a challenging and rewarding role and one which can really make a difference

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Rachael Skates

Job title Lead Nurse Physical Health and Infection Prevention and Control

Email address rachael.skates@sussexpartnership.nhs.uk

Telephone number 07810 855894

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Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers. The Trust works with adult and children's social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognise abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people.

Successful candidates are normally offered salaries at the bottom of the relevant salary range. However, where previous or equivalent NHS experience in a similar role can be demonstrated and evidenced, this may be taken into consideration when setting the starting salary.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

We welcome and appreciate every application that we receive but regret that we are unable to advise every candidate if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date then it is likely that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however please do not be discouraged from applying again.

In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust does reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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