Registered Nurses (Mental health), Band 5

Hellingly, East Sussex
13 Feb 2014
13 Mar 2014
354 – SF -25875
Job Type

Calling all Staff Nurses - The most modern Secure and Forensic facility in the country is recruiting! 

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust's Secure and Forensic Services, based in Hellingly, East Sussex are growing fast. We now need more highly motivated and can-do people to join our inpatient teams. 

If you are a registered mental health nurse who is looking for a better career, a work/life balance, or if you are thinking about returning to nursing then we want to hear from you. 

The Secure Recovery Approach is a service wide philosophy which underpins everything we do. This includes clinical planning, risk management and service delivery.. 

We provide a complete service for mentally-disordered offenders across the whole care pathway, both in a secure environment and through to case management in the community. We also work alongside Criminal Justice Agencies to support the work of Public Protection and Integrated Offender Management Teams. Our rich programmes of activities and therapies aid in their secure recovery. 

You should have a genuine interest in gaining clinical experience in forensic secure care, and be able to work in a team to maintain and improve our high standards of patient care. 

In return we can offer you: 

  • A competitive salary 
  • Access to an NHS pension and benefits 
  • Help with relocation 
  • Structured learning and development 
  • The most modern secure facility in the country 
  • Support with childcare and other perks 

We regret that we are unable to advise candidates if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated. 

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health, learning disability and substance misuse services in and across Sussex. It aims to realise the potential of everyone who uses its services and to enable staff to do a great job. Sussex Partnership has teaching status and is developing into one of the country's leading teaching mental health trusts. Working here offers continued training and development, variety and a rewarding challenge, plus all the benefits of living in Sussex. 

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees. The Trust works with adult and children's social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff with the knowledge and skills to recognize abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people. It is expected that all staff familiarise themselves with the appropriate structures and policies and with the Sussex child protection and safeguarding procedures and the Sussex multi-agency policy and procedures for safeguarding vulnerable adults and undertake the relevant essential training and further training appropriate to their role.