Women's Service Staff / Senior Staff Nurses - Northampton

£23876 - £32410 per annum
19 Dec 2013
16 Jan 2014
Katie Carroll
Job Type
The Women`s Service is a national provider of specialist services for women with mental health, personality disorder, learning disability and autism.  The patients often have complex needs including high risk and challenging behaviours which requires high quality staff to deliver a clear risk management structure from admission into one of our brand new, purpose built medium secure admission wards to pre-discharge supported accommodation. 

Successful candidates will have the opportunity of working with dynamic treatment approaches including dialectical and cognitive behavioural therapy approaches. The Women`s Service is a RAID centre of excellence, recognising our environment of positive engagement.  You will find that the patients are involved in our comprehensive care pathways with full multi- disciplinary teams bringing a vast range of skills to our treatment programs. Because of the wealth and depth of experience able to be developed in the Women`s service it has a program of development for all staff that provides an excellent opportunity for progression.

Join our Women`s Service as a St Andrew`s Nurse and you`ll be responsible for assessing everyday care needs. Developing programmes of care, you`ll help to set the standard and raise the bar, acting as a mentor to junior nurses. As Senior Staff Nurse, you`ll also regularly take charge of a ward, not only planning workloads, but helping to bring in new nursing talent to the team.

We`re looking for:

- Qualified Nurses registered with NMC
- An understanding of how to improve quality of care
- Knowledge of how to develop yourself and others
- A honest, respectful and committed personality
- Problem-solving and decision making ability
- A highly organised approach to work
- Good communication skills and the ability to adapt to change

ALL SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED VIA EMAIL. THE INTERVIEW PROCESS WILL TAKE APPROXIMATELY 2-3 HOURS AND WILL INCLUDE A VARIETY OF ELEMENTS TO ASSESS CANDIDATE`S SUITABILITYAll positions within St Andrew`s are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Unless specifically commissioned in advance, St Andrew`s will not consider applications submitted by or through agencies. Please quote the relevant reference number on all correspondence relating to these vacancies. We do welcome your application; however, even if you meet the minimum criteria for this role, you are not guaranteed an interview.