Staff / Senior Staff Nurses - Adolescent Service RMN / RNLD

£23876 - £32410 per annum
24 Dec 2013
21 Jan 2014
Katie Carroll
Job Type
Staff /Senior Staff Nurses - Band 5 -
Adolescent Service RMN / RNLD
Ref: 002400

Salary: £23,876.00 - £32,410.00 per annum, Inclusive of St Andrews Clinical Allowance
Hours: Full-time 37.5 per week
Shift enhancements include of 30% of your basic hourly rate (for week days 8.00pm to 7.45am and Saturdays) and 60% of your basic hourly rate (for all hours worked on Sundays and Bank Holidays).

Join our centre of excellence, the largest of its kind in the UK 
Empower the lives of adolescents with complex, challenging needs
Broaden your knowledge and develop specialist nursing skills
Be part of the UK`s leading charitable provider of specialist mental healthcare
Our specialist service for adolescents between 13 and 18 truly is a centre of excellence. The largest of its kind in the UK, we now lead the field in caring for young people with complex mental health needs and learning disabilities. As a Staff or Senior Staff nurse, you`ll be part of a multi-disciplinary team specialising in complex and challenging work, including anti-social behaviour. It`s no mean feat. You`ll not just be delivering outstanding care. You`ll be helping to empower real change in the lives of young people.
Join our Adolescent 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.

Qualified Nurse registered with NMC 
Understanding of how to improve quality of care
Knowledge of how to develop yourself and others
Honest, respectful and committed personality
Problem-solving and decision making ability
Highly organised approach to work
Good communication skills and adaptable to change

St Andrew`s is the UK`s leading charitable provider of specialist mental healthcare. As a non-profit organisation, we reinvest all our surpluses into a wide range of specialist services, state-of-the-art facilities and our dedicated nursing teams. We also offer a range of excellent benefits, including a pension scheme, subsidised restaurant, free parking, childcare vouchers, and retail discounts and sports facilities such as a gym, pool and squash court - Depending on site location. 

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 suitability.
All 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.

St Andrew`s Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No 1104951