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Student Nurses / Newly Qualified Nurses

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Nursing
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £28,064 + Shift Enhancements

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A fully supported Preceptorship to start your Nursing career!


Student Nurses / Newly Qualified Nurses - Mental Health and Learning Disabilities

Northampton: Northamptonshire

Starting Salary £28,064 + Shift Enhancements  


Are you ready to empower your nursing career?

Choosing your first nursing role is a difficult decision. We believe there’s nowhere better to start your career than St Andrew’s Healthcare.  Here are the reasons why:

1.  You’ll be coming to a world-class facility with its own teaching hospital and academic centre.

2. We’re a specialist charity that invests in innovative, patient-centred, holistic care.

3. Chance to be part of an expert multi-disciplinary team working on highly complex cases.

4. You will gain wide experience initially, then get to specialise in an area that interests you.

5. Expect to earn over £30,000 (including Shift enhancements) in your first year.

6. We offer a supportive preceptorship where you’re given a mentor to support you in your first 6 months

7. The cost of housing and living make Northampton a far more affordable place to live than major metropolitan centres – you can live a great lifestyle.

St Andrew’s Healthcare is a charity providing specialist mental healthcare for patients with some of the most complex mental health needs in the UK. We provide care across a number of services including Men’s Mental HealthWomen’s Mental HealthChild and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)Brain Injury, Dementia and Huntington’s Disease, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Learning Disability, DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy) and PICU (Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit)

Our Northampton site is a world-class facility set in beautiful grounds near the centre of Northampton. The transport links mean the site is commutable from many parts of the Midlands. The career opportunities here make it well worth making the move if you currently live further afield.

Career empowerment for Newly Qualified

We’re the UK’s largest independent provider of NHS services, a unique mental health charity aspiring to deliver truly world-class care. Our focus is transforming lives through ground breaking treatment and rehabilitation, with surpluses re-invested in our outstanding facilities.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect to earn over £30,000 through base salary and our standard shift enhancements and allowances, as well as having the opportunity to earn even more should you work additional hours and overtime.

You can also expect your salary to progress as you complete your Preceptorship and take advantage of our excellent training and the opportunities for advancement through our Nursing Career Pathway that St Andrew’s can offer to develop your skills and build your career.

What’s in it for you?

Alongside a competitive salary, we have a number of other benefits which include:

  • Pension
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Enhanced maternity cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS

    Apply today and empower your nursing career…..

St Andrew’s Healthcare has reviewed its approach to COVID vaccination and our procedure remains that for the safety and wellbeing of our patients and staff, all new starters joining the Charity will be required to provide evidence to our Occupational Health team that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Where there is a medical exemption this will need to be provided as part of the Occupational Health check.