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Practice Development Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Acute Services
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 Hours per week
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Maudsley Hospital
£33,660- 43,307 p.a. inc.
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Ruskin Ward is a 19 bed all female Mental health acute ward based within the well renowned Maudsley hospital and currently under the Southwark Directorate.

 We are enthusiastically seeking for a individually whom believes in upholding South London and Maudsley commitment to hard work and dedication to offer the best possible care to the patients whom come into contact with the service.

To excel in this role as a Practice Development Nurse Band 6 you will need to be an experienced RMN who is enthusiastic about working with people with complex mental illness and who is able to demonstrate a real commitment to providing high quality and compassionate care to patients and their families/carers.

Working as part of a multi –disciplinary team you will have excellent communication skills and team working abilities. A key role of the Practice Development Nurse is to lead by example and be a role model for the nursing team. We are looking for an individual who is able to support junior staff and students in their professional development, through excellent and effective clinical leadership and sharing of knowledge.

You will work very closely with the ward manager and other Clinical Charge Nurses to ensure that the unit maintains the highest standard of care provision and safe level of staffing. The post holder will have a role in all aspects of service development and improvement. In return our service will provide you with high levels of supervision and support during your working career with us and provide you with personal development plans to help you develop in this role.

South London Partnership

The South London Mental Health and Community Partnership (SLP) is a collaboration between Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, and South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust, delivering mental health services to a population of more than three million people. The partnership brings together clinical expertise, experience and innovation, aiming to improve quality, use resources most effectively, and deliver best practice consistently to all patients.


Our values are pivotal - if you can demonstrate that you can uphold the values and ethical practice that is at the heart of all of our organisations, then we will welcome you to join us and will support, train and develop you throughout your nursing and caring journey.


If you meet the shortlisting criteria you will be invited to Interview approx. 1 week after closing date.

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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.

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