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- Preston, UK
- Full-time employment
- Posted on 11 Nov, 2018
- Start date:
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- £ 29,608.0 per year
Exciting opportunities have arisen for nurses looking to work clinically throughout this inpatient Service.
Secure Mental Health Care for Lancashire and South Cumbria is provided at Guild Lodge, Whittingham. The service has steadily expanded from it’s inception in 1999 and currently has a range of inpatient and community services including 164 inpatient beds.
Please note: previous applicants need not applyGuild Lodge consists of 3 main service lines (15 wards), which include:
- Men’s service
- Women’s service
- Acquired Brain Injury Service
Each of the services has their own model of care and provides bespoke training in addition to the comprehensive LCFT Induction and local induction.
Applications are invited from qualified nurses and soon to be qualified alike, with the qualities and aspirations to provide care in this challenging and fulfilling area of nursing.
This post will be suited to nurses looking for and with experience of understanding, managing challenging and emotionally demanding clinical presentations. The individual will be able to guide, support, supervise and role-model within a team on how to respond to these challenges and offer excellent quality care.
Successful applicants will be able to experience a broad range of clinical specialities and will have access to a comprehensive package of professional coaching, education and clinical support.
We are particularly keen to receive applications from nurses with an interest in working with:
- Acquired Brain Injury
- Personality Disorder
- Challenging Behaviours
- Gender sensitive services
- Psychological therapies
The hospital site offers:
- Free staff parking
- Onsite restaurant facilities
- Access to new housing area with local school (2017 onwards)
- Preceptorship and support for those new to the services
- Access to salary sacrifice schemes for cars, electronics etc.
- Excellent support and Wellbeing services
- Superb external training and development opportunities
- Opportunities to develop leadership skills across differing care environment
- Talent Management Programme
- 1:1 support from Clinical Educators
- Excellent annual leave entitlement: 27 days, rising to 29 after five years NHS service and rising to 33 after 10 years
- Payment for Bank Holiday and unsocialable hours working
- Purchase of Annual Leave
- Occupational Health Service including access to counselling and physiotherapy services
- Confidential Employee Assistance Programme
- Variety of discounts from local attractions and businesses
- NHS Pension
- Access to flexible working arrangements
- Child Care Vouchers
Placement on the incremental pay band will be in line with relevant experience to date and unsociable payments will be in addition to stated salary. Please note: This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Clearance. As part of the pre-employment checks, successful candidates will be required to pay for their own DBS check at a cost of £50. Deductions will be taken from the first 3 months salary.
If you are not invited to interview within 3 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful, as it is not possible to contact all unsuccessful candidates. It is important that applicants log in to the website and check their Trac account on a regular basis to read and respond to any emails they may have received. If you do not have regular access to email/internet please advise the team of suitable contact details. All posts are subject to the nationally agreed Agenda for Change terms and conditions.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Lee Drake – Matron: 01772 406622
Lisa Sandiford – Matron: 01772 773502
Lindi Fynn – Matron: 01772 406619
Ted Jones – Matron: 01772 773646
Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:37.5 hours per weekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band: 5 Staff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:Secure Mental Health Services
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