Requirements: 18 months post registration experience or experience in a similar role that can demonstrate suitability for the role as a senior nurse. Qualified Nurse; RNMH / RNLD.
Hours of Work: 42 per week, working a shift pattern including days and nights. Covering on-call for the hospital on a rotational basis.
Contract Type: Permanent
Benefits of Working with us:
On-site parking available
Free Eye Care Vouchers
We offer Health & Social Care QCF qualifications
Work Place Pension with Legal & General
Comprehensive Learning & Development Package
Company Funded Benefits: MHC values the skills of Staff Nurses and will reimburse you're annual registration fees following successful completion of your probationary period. MHC benefits also include; free DBS check, flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination.
Salary: Up to circa £36,500 per annum including enhancements for nights and weekends
About the role: We have a Senior Nurse Position available to work in a high performing Hospital supported by a very experienced Nursing / MDT and Management team. Applicants must hold appropriate Nursing qualifications as the roles foundations are on individualised patient care.
A key aspect of the role is supporting the patient's journey and progression through the hospitals care pathway. Provide clinical leadership to both staff and patients. Act as a role model for the delivery of care and ensure that all staff are performing to required standards. Ensure effective and adequate individual assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care and oversee the named nurse role for your identified patients.
You will have the opportunity to develop your skills, share your experiences and really make a difference to the lives of those we support. It may be that you want a change, fresh start or just want to bring your skills to Newton House, where at the same time you can benefit from support and guidance from the MDT and senior management team. There will be an opportunity for you to access our bespoke training package and internal training offered in the hospital.
The ideal candidate for this post will have experience in mental health issues, possess experience in management and leadership, covering on call, managing supervisions and appraisals, evidence of professional development, leading teams, auditing, high professional standards and named nurse, writing reports and care plans and risk management plans. Within this role you will need an understanding of recovery, patient centred care, team working, personal development, medication procedures, safeguarding policies and procedures, motivation skills, be self-motivated, flexible and organised.
Skills: Able to communicate highly complex and sensitive information, demonstrate empathy and interest in staff and patients.
About the Service: Situated a mile from the seaside town of Blackpool, Newton House Independent Hospital provides locked rehabilitation, habilitation and treatment to up to 21 men living with complex and enduring mental health conditions.
Equal Opportunities: MHC are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for this role regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
How to Apply: Please complete the short application and upload your CV, for an informal discussion about this role you can contact the MHC Workforce team on .
(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).