Mental Health Nursing

Whether you join our Adult or Older Adult Mental Health Service, you’ll provide vital care for a diverse population. Demonstrably committed to co-producing person centred care and devoted to following best practice guidelines, you’ll discover space and time to build a better work-life balance here in Jersey.

Ward Manager - Adult Mental Health Assessment Unit (Orchard House)

Salary: £58,127 – £61,774 per year

We have an opportunity within our Adult Metal Health Assessment Unit for an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic Ward Manager to lead our close-knit, multi-disciplinary team.

As Ward Manager you will lead a team of practitioners ensuring professional accountability, safe and effective planning, delivery and evaluation of care for the patient group Acting as a role model you will demonstrate the ability to apply research and evidence to promote best practice and ensure high quality care to our patients. The role involves day to day operational and professional leadership of the ward, you will have a budget to manage, and we are looking for a professional with experience in change management within an inpatient environment. The successful candidate can expect continued professional support from the organisation, along with ongoing professional development. We have a strong commitment to education and provide excellent access to continued academic study for our staff.

Electronic record-keeping is used across the service and the post-holder will therefore need to evidence a good standard of IT skills.

We are looking to recruit a 1st Level Registered Mental Health Nurse, with experience in Managing an Adult Assessment Unit.

For more information on the roles or an informal discussion, please contact either Jane Roberts on 01534 443299 or via J.Roberts2@health.gov.je, or Clare Ryder on 01534 445873 or via C.Ryder@health.gov.je.

In making an application for this role, you should note that the Government of Jersey is in the process of restructuring to modernise how we deliver public services. As we work to ensure we have the right structure for the future, we will also be reviewing our (HR) people policies and total reward structures (pay and other terms and conditions) to provide parity across all pay groups.

Closing date for applications is 25 February 2020.

Staff Nurses – Mental Health Services

Salary: £43,727 – £49,357 per year

We have a number of opportunities for Staff Nurses, working across our Mental Health inpatient services,  to join our multi-disciplinary teams where you will work with patients and their families to support their treatment and recovery.

As a 1st level registered mental health nurse you’ll bring to the role a demonstrable understanding of the needs of the people requiring adult inpatient care. This will include the ability to carry out comprehensive risk assessments, co-produce care plans, and provide effective one-to-one interventions.

Although our preference would be to have 2 years post registration experience, applications will be considered from newly/recently qualified mental health nurses who demonstrate the values we are seeking for our team members.

Our people are so important, so with support from day one, you’ll have everything you need to make the move and start changing the lives of others, and your own. We’ll provide you with a generous relocation package (£8,000), as well as continual training and development opportunities and the freedom to really rediscover why you love what you do, and who you are.

Whilst this advert is primarily to attract staff for our inpatient areas, we have significant investment for new posts in 2020 so informal enquires for other working environments would be welcomed.

For an informal discussion about the roles available please contact Jane Roberts on 01534 443299 or Clare Ryder on 01534 445873.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter by clicking the ‘Apply’ button.

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