Band 5 Staff Nurse - Beechlydene - Fountain Way, Salisbury

Avon and Wiltshire Men
Fountain Way, Salisbury
Competitive salary
14 Jun 2021
21 Jun 2021
Role Type
Start Date
We are looking to appoint a band 5 RMN or newly qualified RMN.

Beechlydene is a 21 bedded mixed acute Mental Health unit, offering assessment, treatment and high quality care for service users suffering with acute mental illness. Our highly skilled and enthusiastic multidisciplinary team are motivated towards supporting service users with their recovery by working collaboratively with individuals and their families. We have a positive and close working relationship with our community and intensive team colleagues, to ensure the service user pathway is optimised.

You will require dedication, excellent communication skills, passion to make a difference, a person centred approach and exceptional problem solving skills. In return, we can offer you the opportunity to work with an experienced team of professionals, generous annual leave allowance, clinical training package, opportunities for career development and a chance to access apprenticeship programmes. We offer a comprehensive preceptorship package for newly qualified RMNs.

This is an exciting opportunity, which offers the successful candidate the chance to be a part of a team that puts pride, empowerment, hope and optimism at the forefront of everything they do.

At AWP we actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds; we are particularly keen to encourage applications from people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, those with disabilities and from the LGBTQ+ community. We want people to bring their unique blend of experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge to AWP, as diversity makes us stronger.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Liz Dennett, Ward Manager on or 01722 820359

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We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset.

Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.

We are proud to be fostering a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. A key commitment to this is improving staff representation from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, those from the LGBTQ+ communities, and people living with disabilities - we are a 'Disability Confident Employer' offering a guaranteed interview to Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a flexible basis, recognising that flexibility may mean a range of different working patterns and hours, we do our utmost to work with our staff to meet their needs and the needs of our service users.

Please apply to join us, we would love to hear from you. Any personal details you supply to us are kept safe in line with the General Data Protection Regulations.

You can submit your application via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date and we will let you know if we are offering you an interview by email via our recruitment system 'TRAC'. We contact all applicants within 4 weeks after the closing date, so please check your emails regularly once you have submitted your application; you are welcome to contact us, via the TRAC system, if you have any queries about your application.

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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.

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