Staff Nurse - Mother and Baby Unit

Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Exeter, Devon
£22,128 to £28,746
26 Jun 2018
24 Jul 2018
Nursing Field
Mental Health

Staff Nurse - Mother and Baby Unit

Staff group: Nursing & Midwifery Registered
Location: Exeter, EX2 5AF
Salary: £22,128 to £28,746
Date posted: 13th June 2018
Close date: 27th June 2018


Job Description:

We are seeking a Band 5 Mental Health Nurses (RMN) for our brand new Mother & Baby Unit (MBU); this is an exciting opportunity to join a developing project. The MBU is a 4 bedded, family focussed unit, where mothers and babies have conjoint admission if the mother is experiencing a mental health crisis. The MBU are currently developing a compassionate culture and we want you to be part of that. In Spring 2019 we will commence the start of our next journey where we will transition and expand to the purpose build 8 bedded unit situated within the grounds of Wonford House Hospital.

Devon Partnership Trust Perinatal Service is a well-established one & nationally awarded (Positive Practice in Mental Health - Community Perinatal Team 2016 winner). We have close working partnerships with our local Maternity Departments, Exeter University, Plymouth University & a well-respected Research Department.

We will provide on-going managerial & clinical supervision, learning & development opportunities which will increase your skills & experience in the field of perinatal mental health. We are an aspirational service & actively encourage innovation, joining the Mother & Baby Unit at the beginning will be a once in a lifetime chance to really drive for a service of excellence with women, babies & families at the centre of all we do.

Be the best you can be – bring your skills, re-set your work life balance and come & work in beautiful Devon.