Mental Health Nurse

Service Care Solutions
Ipswich, UK
18 Oct 2019
21 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5 & 6 Learning Disability & Mental Health Nurses are needed for a Learning Disability Assessment and Treatment Ward based in Ipswich!

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred*

All roles are for an initial 3-month contract length and likelihood of extension!

Temporary pay rate Band 5:
*Days £18ph
*Nights & Saturdays: £22ph
*Sundays & Bank Holiday: £26ph
Temporary pay rate Band 6:
*Days £24ph
*Nights & Saturdays: £30ph
*Sundays & Bank Holiday: £36ph

Hours and length of Contract:
*Full or Part Time Shifts:
oEarly 6.45hrs-14.45hrs
oLate 13.15 hrs- 21.15hrs
oNight 20.45-07.15hrs
*Initial 3 month contract and likelihood of extension!
Daily Duties:
Working as part of the Acute Adult Inpatient Service you will work under a certain degree of clinical autonomy to provide mental health assessments to service users who are acutely mentally ill and also have additional communication and behavioural needs due to living with a learning disability.

Conditions treated include management of:
*challenging behaviour
*acute and chronic mental health conditions

You will also provide shift co-ordination to a team of clinical support workers.
Having skills in positive behavioural skills, being able to prevent and manage/de-escalate aggression and supervisory skills are also desirable.

Person specification:
The applicant must be DBS cleared and have previous experience in the field.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to

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