Senior Staff Nurse - Prichard Ward (Secure service for males aged 18 - 25)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Nursing
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £24347-£32656

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Senior Staff Nurse - Prichard Ward (Secure service

Senior Staff Nurse

Prichard Ward, Mens's Mental Health, Northampton

From £24,347.00- 32,656.00 + Shift Enhancements + £1641.00 St Andrew’s Clinical Allowance

 

Prichard is a bespoke 15 bed ward that usually admits patients from the St Andrew’s Adolescent Pathway once they turn 18 years old or patients can be transferred directly from prisons and other Medium Secure and High Secure Hospitals/ facilities. Patients are admitted who have a diagnosis of either mental illness, emerging personality disorder or comorbid conditions, who may pose a significant risk of harming themselves or others.

 

The ward uses the Good Lives model and Dialect Behaviour Therapy to address underlying causes of trauma and offending behaviour and to provide strategies to support patients in coping in daily lives.

 

The ward is situated in the modern facility of William Wake House which is supported by an onsite MDT team. The team work closely with the patients through the transition from CAHMS to adult services

Read more about Prichard Ward here

 

Follow a specialist career pathway

We recognise how important our nurses are to the success of our work and the future of our organisation. So we’ve recently introduced new specialist career pathways. You can realise your full potential through a structured plan encompassing training, development, mentoring, responsibility, qualifications, research and progression – with the flexibility to follow a path into senior clinical roles or nursing management positions.

 

Feel at home in your surroundings

You will be working alongside like-minded professionals who share your commitment to outcomes-focused, individualised care. We aspire to deliver truly world class results, so standards are high and there’s a big emphasis on innovation and best practice. We’re a major provider of NHS Services. We’re also a charity, with a proud history and reputation. And because we re-invest our surpluses, we can always put the interests of our patients first and you can really see the impact of your work on their lives.

 

Enjoy great rewards

St Andrew’s will reward your contribution with an excellent salary, plus shift enhancements (30% of hourly rate for week days 8pm to 7.45am and Saturdays) and 60% of Sundays and Bank Holidays).

  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including cycle to work, car lease and childcare vouchers
  • Sponsorship opportunities for the right candidate
  • Referral scheme
  • Preceptorship programme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Specialist career pathways
  • Generous pension
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years’ service
  • Sickness policy on a par with the NHS
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free flu and hepatitis jabs

All candidates must meet the requirements for revalidation as set out by the NMC

For more information contact the Nurse Recruitment Team on 01604 616844 or [email protected]

St Andrew’s Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer.  Registered Charity No 1104951