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We're looking for a Staff Nurse with a passion for making a real difference to Older people experiencing mental health issues.

Could this be you? Are you already a Band 5 RMN or soon to be qualified?

Sandford Ward is a 14 bedded Male Older Adult Mental Health Inpatient ward. We specialise in the care and treatment of Male older adults experiencing mental ill health.

The Older Adult Mental Health wards provide acute psychiatric Inpatient assessment and treatment of Older people within Oxfordshire with either a functional and/or organic illness for both male and female older adults within the Fulbrook Centre.

Successful applicants should have strong skills regarding physical co-morbidities and the management of our patients physical health co-morbidities or the passion and drive to learn about how to support our patients to manage them.

This vacancy will close once sufficient number of applicants have been received.

As a Mental Health Nurse, you’ll be responsible for the... co-ordination and management of the ward for a span of duty, as well as being responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care in co-production with patients and carers.

In addition, you’ll develop effective risk management plans, using the risk formulation framework and timely review of the risk management plan identifying opportunities for positive risk taking in conjunction with the client, carers/significant others and the ward team.

You must have excellent communication skills, be reliable, punctual and work well in a team, whilst being adaptable to changing situations.

You will need to be able to work calmly and efficiently within a busy and intensive environment dealing with unpredictable situations whilst remaining focused on providing a person-centred and recovery approach to care and treatment.

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust provides physical, mental health and social care for people of all ages across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset.

Our services are delivered at community bases, hospitals, clinics and people’s homes, delivering care as close to home as possible

Our vision is that no matter who you are or where you are, you will tell us that you receive: “Outstanding care delivered by an outstanding team”

Our values are: “Caring, safe and excellent”

At Oxford Health we offer a wide range of benefits designed to support your career and wellbeing. These include:
• Excellent opportunities for career progression
• Access to tailored individual and Trust wide learning and development
• 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, rising to 33 days with continuous service
• NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers
• Competitive pension scheme
• Lease car scheme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Mental Health First Aiders
• Staff accommodation (please note waiting lists may apply)
• Staff networking and support groups hosted by our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion team

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Kerri Caffekey Job title: Ward Manager Email address: kerri.caffekey@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk Telephone number: 01865 902427

At Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust we want to employ people not just with experience, but with the aptitude and motivation to succeed and whose values resonate with our own.

Therefore, if you don’t meet all the requirements of the role and are unsure about applying but are excited about the opportunity, please do get in touch. We will be happy to discuss the requirements in more detail ahead of making a written application
Oxford United Kingdom

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