Registered Mental Health Staff Nurse

London (Greater)
£27,628 - £35,530 per annum inclusive
15 Oct 2018
04 Nov 2018
Nursing Field
Hospital, Mental Health
Job Type

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.


The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery is the United Kingdom’s oldest and largest dedicated neurology hospital. We are part of University College London Hospitals NHS foundation Trust and we are linked with the University College London (UCL) Institute of Neurology, City and Southbank Universities. Together we are a major international Centre for neuroscience training and research.

We are looking for a first level Registered Mental Health nurse to work in this interesting speciality which primarily deals with the psychiatric consequence of neurological disorders. We also provide a specialist treatment programme for patients experiencing functional neurological symptoms (FNS). Hughlings Jackson Ward also provides care for patients undergoing functional Neurosurgery which includes deep brain stimulation for OCD and other disorders. You will work within a team of nurses, AHMPs and psychological therapists (CBT).

The successful candidates will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to put their patients at the centre of care demonstrating kindness and patience.

In turn we will offer you the ability to advance your skills and aim to provide you with a high standard of training in the clinical area and through our mentorship programme, clinical practice development team, clinical nurse specialists and from Southbank and City higher education institutions. The National Hospital has a wide range of educational, research and career pathways and we offer you the chance to work in an area which is pioneering.

Shift patterns are 0745 am-1545 pm, 1215 am-2015 pm, 0745-2015 and rotational night duty 1945 am -0815 pm

Please see below forthcoming interview/assessment days which have been planned in advance;

  • 12th November
  • 21st November

Please ensure you are available all day.



We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, a subsidised social club including gym, free independent and confidential support for all staff, large retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few… for more information on our staff benefits please see attached poster.

We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.

We are also members of which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you via and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

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