Staff Nurse (Band 5)

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
25 Mar 2019
28 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting time to join our team if you are a registered mental health nurse who recognises the value of our profession in engagement and recovery for those experiencing mental ill health.

We are seeking to recruit a RMN staff nurse to join our Multidisciplinary team at Emerald Lodge Recovery and Rehabilitation services in Doncaster, to contribute to the development of the service, and to work with us to provide the highest quality care and service to meet the therapeutic needs of our service users.

Emerald lodge is a 16 bedded unit which has facilities for 8 patients requiring additional support in their recovery to be housed within the hub of Emerald lodge and 8 patients in the spoke which is 8 separate bungalows. We embrace a collaborative approach with the whole mental health team incorporating research and evidence based practice as part of everyday care. We are currently undertaking the PARKIT project and safe wards to enhance the quality of care delivered to our patients and make continual developments within the service.

If you have a keen interest in rehabilitation and recovery services, and want an opportunity to use your skills therapeutically to the benefit of patients we can offer access to high quality training and development opportunities, and an opportunity to engage in therapeutic activity as part of your everyday work.

For further information please telephone: Theresa Dixon, Ward manager, Emerald Lodge on 01302 875610 or 796768

Interviews dates are to be confirmed

We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.


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