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Community / Inpatient Mental Health Nurse

Community / Inpatient Mental Health Nurse
Salary: Dependent on role – please see below
Location: Dorset

About us:

At Dorset HealthCare we’re on a mission to empower people to make the most of their lives through our outstanding, joined-up healthcare services. We’re a dynamic, forward-looking Trust, running 12 community hospitals, specialist inpatient facilities and a wide range of integrated community and mental health services for a population of almost 800,000 people.

We like to do things differently here – it’s one of the reasons the CQC rated us ‘outstanding’, and we were shortlisted by the HSJ for Mental Health Provider of the Year in 2019. It’s also why 95% of patients across our services say they have a good or very good experience of our services and 89% of staff feel they can really make a difference.

Our 7,000-strong workforce is at the heart of what we do and our success is a testament to our brilliant people. Working with us, you’ll challenge yourself, build a career, and teach us what we don’t know. And you’ll be working towards our vision to be better every day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.

About the role:

Looking for a new career opportunity to kick start 2022? Are you a caring and dynamic Registered Nurse specialised in Mental Health, or just starting out your career in this booming sector?

Join our newly expanding mental health team that’s making a difference in our communities across Dorset.

Everyday you’ll have the opportunity to make a long-lasting difference and the privilege of working with local people in their own homes, communities, or within our inpatient units. You’ll encounter stimulating challenges and endless rewards; opportunities to create change and transform lives; teams fuelled by collaboration; and a culture that fosters innovation and values a diverse and inclusive workplace.

You will work as part of an established integrated multi-disciplinary team made up of other mental health nurses, psychiatrists, doctors, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, and an employment specialist – with everyone playing a vital role to help young people and adults in the local community to mentally thrive.

Our Community / Inpatient Mental Health Nurse vacancies are within the following services (Please make sure to state which service you are interested in when you complete your application):

Want to find out more about our different mental health teams and nursing vacancies before applying?

Visit our website to reserve your place at one of our 30-minute virtual information sessions to be the first to hear about our brand new vacancies in our rapidly growing mental health team – and give yourself a head start before applying to one of the exciting roles. You’ll even have the one-off opportunity to informally meet the managers and ask any questions directly to them before applying, all from the comfort of your home. Plus, if you are thinking of relocating to Dorset, you can find out more about our generous £10,000 relocation package for eligible roles:

What working for us will provide:

  • 27 days of annual leave, rising to 33 over ten years
  • Excellent NHS pension scheme
  • Health and wellbeing services
  • Flexible working options, including family-friendly hours
  • Free training and one-to-one career coaching to reach your career goals
  • Preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses and AHPs
  • Access to nine staff networks – have a voice and transform our Trust
  • £10,000 relocation package for eligible roles
  • NHS discounts to save on your shopping, gym membership and more
  • Salary sacrifice scheme opportunities – including childcare vouchers, car lease and cycle scheme, home technology equipment, and buying and selling annual leave.

To find out more about these roles, grab a virtual information session ticket, and to apply, please click the link below.

Community / Inpatient Mental Health Nurse

Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
Dorset, UK
Dependent on role – please see below

Published on 11 Jan 2022

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