RMN or RNLD (NHS), Acute Services Croydon (Male Wards)

Band 5

Main area
Acute Services
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Bethlem Royal Hospital
Beckenham, London
£25,681 - £33,057 p.a. inc Outer HCAs
15/04/2018 23:59

We provide care for men who live in the London Borough of Croydon.

We offer psychiatric assessment, care and treatment in hospital, which helps to reduce the risk to self and others.

Our service brings together teams of health and social care professionals, including nurses, social workers and psychiatrists.

You will work collaboratively assessing needs of service users, plans, implements and evaluates the care given to a group of clients experiencing mental health problems. Working on these wards provides a variety of skills including coordination and excellent communication both written and verbal to enhance patient care at all times.

At the Bethlem Hospital we have two wards who provide this care and they are as follows:

Tyson West 1 - We work closely with the Croydon Home Treatment Team to support people when they leave hospital and to help maintain their health. We have a separate, designated place of safety, a ‘136 Suite’ (Place of Safety), where they can be admitted, assessed and cared for.

Gresham 2 - We offer services for men, aged 18-65, who have acute mental illness and require 24 hour hospital care. Acute illnesses start quickly and have distressing symptoms.

Our purpose is to support all staff with good experiential learning, regular supervision, access to training and a continuous programme of professional development inclusive of preceptorship, mentorship and revalidation. We also provide a wide range of specialist SLAM courses such as CBT, Physical Health Care, Mindfulness and also external training up to and including Masters level.

We have a strong focus on staff well-being and support and believe in investing in our workforce to provide stability, consistency and a healthy safe professional group.

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, caring and creative people to come and join us and work within an exciting and fast paced environment that provides inpatient care to acutely unwell adults.

We welcome applications from final year of your RMN/LD students who are qualifying within 3 months and as well as experienced qualified nurses.

If successful at shortlisting stage you will be invited to an assessment at the Bethlem Hospital site.

**Please note that if you do not state the month and year that you have completed your Nursing qualification you will not be invited to the assessment.**

Ward Name & Location: Gresham 2 or Tyson West 1, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Beckenham (Croydon)
Patient Age Range: 18 -65
Patient Gender: Male ward

London Healthy workplaceNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As...". You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Elita Chumpuka (Tyson West 1), 0203 228 7718
John Clarke (Gresham 2), 02032284023

If you have problems applying, contact

0203 228 2608
Website Design by Limetree Products