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Psychiatric Intensive Care Nurse (*with £3000 welcome bonus)

We’re opening our newly refurbished Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, Rollesby and need forward thinking, dedicated Registered Nurses to join our team.

This is a huge opportunity to become part of a superb team who will be specialising in care for people requiring intensive nursing interventions, within an environment which is low in stimulus but high in engagement. You’ll be fully supported by our visionary management team who have pledged to work together, to make sure that we do all we can to help deliver outstanding care to people admitted to our inpatient unit.

Whatever stage you are in your career, NSFT are committed to supporting you and your development. Working in PICU is a brilliant way to expand your skill set and underpin your knowledge, that you can take with you throughout your career.

We have full and part time opportunities available and can be flexible regarding hours and shift patterns. We can offer rotations too, for those interested in working across some of the other patient pathways.

If you’d like to work for an innovative and collaborative PICU service, we’d love to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

As a Registered Nurse you will play an important role in supporting service users in planning their care, in particular Personal Behaviour support plans, monitoring risk and updating risk assessments, monitoring physical health and (where planned) delivering brief interventions. As a team we are working to create a culture of psychological safety which requires honesty, openness and authenticity.

We believe that staff, who feel valued by their employers, are truly engaged, and able to provide better outcomes for our service users. We value the importance of professional progression and actively strive to create growth opportunities within our team. There will be opportunities to gain further understanding and expertise in psychological therapies and approaches, trauma informed care, reducing restrictive practices to name but a few. We want to know how you want to develop too, there will be opportunities across clinical and non-clinical pathways, the end goal is truly in your hands.

As part of the team, you will have the opportunity to plan, coordinate the day, provide personalised care whilst maintaining a safe environment and well-structured programme of activities. Also, to ensure that your junior colleagues are supported, well informed, can seek your guidance and enjoy the assurance that comes with those all-important strong healthy professional relationships.

Working for our organisation

Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing experiences and learning from each other. In addition to ongoing training and development opportunities, we are committed to providing an environment in which you can thrive.

Why work for us? We have challenges as a Trust, but we have ambitious aspirations, are pushing ahead with exciting transformation work and we need dedicated individuals to support us on our journey. We have strong, established nursing networks coupled with an exceptional leadership team who will ensure you are truly cared for and cared about.

Why Norfolk and Suffolk? The people here are warm and welcoming, you’ll never be far from the beautiful coastline or Broads National Park. We’re an hour and a half away from London and have an international airport in Norwich too. Our villages, towns and cities are packed full of history, independent cafes, shops and theatres. We have excellent shopping, eating out, top ranking schooling and affordable house prices too.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Our clinical practice is guided by compassion, kindness and patience; principles that underpin our approach to this specialised intensive care. Relationships are so important to build trust and collaboration, but it is also important to understand boundaries and how we manage these, therefore relational security training will form an important part of your induction. This experience will give you the chance to build confidence, resilience and enhance your skills within this specialised area of care.

At NSFT we believe in people, we believe in supporting, valuing, and working together, alongside each other. We have strengthened our nurse leadership, have clear nursing pathways with training and development to support aspirations alongside a range of pathways to choose. We will give you a solid structured induction and on-going support from managers and senior clinicians. There will be a plan for professional development and specialised training for this type of Intensive care nursing which will be supported through regular meaningful supervision and appraisals. This will be an amazing opportunity for personal development and to influence a fresh approach to intensive psychiatric care.

 If you’d like to talk about the fantastic opportunities we have on Rollesby Ward, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

Interview dates are yet to be set; you will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.

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Psychiatric Intensive Care Nurse (*with £3000 welcome bonus)

Norwich, Norfolk
AfC Band 5 £27,055 - £32,934 gross per annum, pro rata

Published on 30 Sep 2022

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