Staff Nurse

Location
Rhondda
Salary
£28,071 - 33,411 per year
Posted
16 Nov 2018
Closes
14 Dec 2018
Ref
PRI24175
Contact
Amore .
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Job Type
Permanent
Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve? We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.  

Ty Cwm Rhondda is a 20-bedded low secure mental health facility offering high-quality assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services for men with complex mental health needs, serious mental illness including treatment-resistant presentations, and challenging behavior.

The role:

To assist and support staff in the management of the ward and to ensure that in their absence, the effective management of the ward is maintained.As a Staff Nurse you will be working within a team that includes a range of professionals.You will be central to providing high quality care within a locked, specialised mental health medium secure / low secure and rehabilitation and recovery setting. The patient group consists of Personality Disordered Learning Disability and Enduring Mental Illness.You will work within an identified career development pathway and be expected to complete appropriate competency development portfolio.

Skills/Knowledge
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work flexibility
  • Basic Literacy skills
  • Basic Knowledge of general mental health issues
  • Common sense approach to problem solving.
  • Basic numeracy skills
  • Some appreciation of Mental Health problems.
Qualifications
  • RMN / RNLD /RMNH
Experience
  • Pre-registration – complete / Preceptorship.
In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service
  • Extra Service Annual leave awards
  • Career development – progress across the Staff Nurse grading is via a distinct career path
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Free meals/refreshments when on duty
  • Free car parking
  • NMC Payment in full
  • Sign on bonus - £1500 Welcome to Priory – either a sign on bonus or an e-voucher code for the Priory Benefits portal to be redeemed on various items including discounted shopping, red letter days, gym membership etc
  • Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs), paid as a lump sum
    • Moving less than 100 miles up to £2,000
    • If more than 100 miles up to £4,000
    • To be repaid if individual does not complete probation & leaves
  • Payment into the pension scheme
  • CPD top up
  • Donation to a charity of their choice
About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.