Band 5 Mental Health Nurse - Female Acute Ward - Oxfordshire

  • Job Reference: ELB5MHNO06
  • Date Posted: 23 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: South East England
  • Salary: £18.00 to £28.00
  • Sector: Nursing > Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima Nursing Team is currently seeking an experienced Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse to fill a role in Oxfordshire . The ideal candidate will have an expert understanding of mental health practices.

The pay rate for this locum Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse job is £18.00 days, £22.00 nights and Saturdays and £28.00 Sunday's per hour (Umbrella) and is initially a 3 month contract.
Working on this acute ward, you will provide treatment for female patients who require support in an acute phase of illness. The ward commits itself to ensuring that care delivery is based on collaborative and continuous assessment of mental and psychological needs, risk reduction, physical, spiritual and social needs. in a friendly environment and with local services and external agencies.
In this role, you will completing assessments, joint care planning and treatment delivery within the team, utilising the framework of the Care Programme Approach to support this work. You will need to demonstrate your ability to effectively manage a caseload in a busy ward and develop, carry out and supervise and support junior members of staff. It is also essential to have well developed communication skills to be an effective clinician and team player.
Applicants should be highly motivated and have some working knowledge of working in an Acute setting. A basic understanding of psychiatric illnesses, risk assessment, care planning, the Mental Health Act, de-escalation principles and positive engagement is preferred.
Requirements of the Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse role:

- You must be a Registered Mental Health Nurse with a current NMC
- You must have experience within a similar field
- You must have experience within an acute setting

Contact us:

If you are interested in this Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our nursing team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

About us:

Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.
We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.
We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

Recommend a colleague:

Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.
The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £250. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

*The PQE range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.