Staff Nurse (RMN/RNLD) - Dartford

Recruiter
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Location
Dartford
Salary
£22,128 - £28,746/Year
Posted
04 Dec 2017
Closes
05 Jan 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Main area
Acute Mental Health - InpatientGrade
Band 5Contract
PermanentHours
Full Time 37.5 hours per weekJob ref
380-RB133-D

Site
Littlebrook HospitalTown
DartfordSalary
£22,128 - £28,746 pa incClosing
17/12/2017 23:59



It’s an exciting time to join us: KMPT has been rated Outstanding for Caring and Good overall in our most recent CQC inspection in January 2017!Pinewood Ward, Littlebrook HospitalBenefits include: £1,200 New Hire Bonus (where applicable), London Fringe Allowance and unsociable hours, Flexible working, Generous relocation packages available, discounts on products and services locally and nationallyTo recognise your talent and experience this role will receive a 5% High cost allowance to the basic salary, and in addition to this we will award an enhanced payment to match the outer London High Cost allowance of a minimum of £2,422.55 to a maximum £2,913.85 which is based on your band point.This additional amount will be paid monthly and will be reviewed in summer 2017There’s never been a more exciting time to join our Trust – we’re developing our services in Dartford and have opportunities for newly qualified and experienced RMN’s and RNLD’s.We’re looking for dynamic and motivated Band 5 RMN and RNLD Nurses to join us at an exciting time as we develop our services in Dartford. Would you like to be part of a forward thinking service that is embracing the therapeutic day? Do you have previous qualified experience in working with adults with acute mental illness? Our passionate team are based across a number of sites within the beautiful county of Kent – in Dartford, Maidstone and Canterbury. The roles within our team allow you to enhance your skills, your knowledge, and further your development and expertise. The Acute Services line serves the community of Kent with assessment and treatment of adults of working age who are suffering from acute mental illnesses. We provide in-patient facilities in brand new, state-of-the-art environments, working alongside extensive home treatment teams and liaison psychiatry services. This is a challenging yet rewarding environment and requires excellent organisation skills and the ability to use initiative. In 2016, we introduced an initiative to improve our expertise with inpatient wards and provide a true patient centred approach. To find out more, please view the attached document and our video about the therapeutic approach to care in our inpatient services.You’ll be experienced in practice, or alternatively may be able to join our preceptorship programme. We have dedicated Preceptorship leads as well as online resources. We also support preceptors to undertake The NHS Leadership Academy, Edward Jenner Programme, an open access online learning package designed for newly qualified clinicians to gain essential leadership skills.As part of your benefits package, we offer a New Hire Bonus (up to £1,200), for registered nursing staff joining in a band 5 or 6 Front Line nursing role with direct patient care. We take pride in our services – which are underpinned by our values:-Respect-Openness-Accountability-Working together-Innovation-ExcellenceWe love the work, and we want you to join us.Employment in this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service




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If you are seeking a new challenge and interested in becoming part of this forward thinking and innovative Trust then we want to talk to you.
We take pride in our services – which are underpinned by our values:

Respect
Openness
Accountability
Working together
Innovation
Excellence

KMPT Benefits:



NHS pension scheme

Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.
Please see http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/Pensions.aspx for more details.



Annual leave for Agenda for Change

On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time
Plus bank holidays that’s up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!
Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions. Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.



New starter bonuses

At the Trust we really value our nurses and the skills they bring. To recognise this we offer a New Hire Bonus of £1200 pro rata for band 5 and 6 nursing staff.



Refer a friend campaign

If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,



Local Recruitment and Retention Premia

This includes an additional payment for Band 5, 6 and 7 registered nursing staff in the Dartford locality



Flexible working

Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.



Childcare vouchers

This is a salary sacrifice scheme http://www.childcarevouchers.co.uk/



Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave

Dependant on length of NHS service



Other paid/unpaid leave

This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outside of annual leave.
Non paid leave for career breaks



Staff Support

KMPT offer a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems.



NHS discounts and shopping vouchers

Staff can sign up to Red Guava, PS discounts and Health Service Discounts to receive a variety of discounts in travel, fashion, technology, mobile phone contracts, food and drink, days out etc.



Learning and Development opportunities

In addition to the mandatory subjects there are a number of leadership, management and staff topic areas, including coaching and mentoring.




Lease car scheme Cycle to work scheme The list goes on………!
We love the work, and we want you to join us.