Location Ipswich
Job type Temporary
Salary £35 per hour
Reference 19476
Date posted January 17, 2020
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse to join a busy ward based team in Ipswich. The ideal candidate will have an expert understanding of acute mental health practices and learning disabilities within the NHS.

This NHS role will require you to work within the inpatient acute mental health ward. You will act as a primary nurse for patients suffering from acute and chronic mental health conditions and challenging behaviour. You will have experience in administration of medication, admission, discharge and ongoing CPA paperwork. You will provide assessment and treatment for a wide range of mental health issues with the aim of returning patients to their optimum level of functioning.

The ward operates 24 hours a day, and the shift patterns which you will be working include 06:30-14:30, 13:15-21:15 and 20:30-07:00.

The pay rate for this locum Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse role is up to £35 per hour (Umbrella) depending on the shift worked and is a 3-month contract due to start as soon as possible. 

The team are ideally looking for full time nurses, but part time may also be considered for the right candidate.

Requirements of the Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse role:

- You must be a Registered Mental Health Nurse with the NMC
- You must have previous experience working with learning disabilities 
- You must have medication management experience
- Previous NHS experience is desirable
- You must have personal safety training or be willing to complete this one day course prior to starting with the team.

If you are interested in this Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse role, please apply by clicking the apply button. Or if you would like more details about this role, contact the Nursing team today, we always have time to take your call.

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