Come and join our highly motivated and patient-focused clinical team as we develop the service we deliver to patients who present to the Acute Stroke Unit (F8) requiring management in their mental health conditions. In an exciting new initiative, we are recruiting Registered Mental Health Nurses as part of our nursing workforce to help us deliver true parity of esteem between physical and mental health care.
You will join our established team on F8 ward; a 28 bedded acute stroke unit that works in collaboration with the therapy team to provide intense stroke rehabilitation for patients with complex needs.
In this role you will:
We are a supportive and education focused team who can offer you the opportunity to develop the bespoke and desirable skills essential for excellent patient care through our in-house training as well as University lead courses.
We have a dedicated neurological education department who are on hand to help with nurse revalidation; extended clinical skills training as well as supporting staff who may have been working in either private or community based settings who are keen to return to the acute hospitals trust.
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. We've recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked seventh in the country for staff engagement, and fourth best nationally for our proportion of staff saying that they would recommend the hospital as a place to work or to receive care. One of our main objectives has been to become a top ten research trust, with the pharmacy department being an integral part of achieving this.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep.
The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.
If you want to work in a fulfilling role as part of a friendly team, we would encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit.
Closing date for applications Thursday 25 October.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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