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Older Persons Mental Health Services
Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (12 hour shifts. Both day and night shifts)
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Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust
Employer type
Bowes Lyon Unit. Lanchester Road Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
25/06/2021 23:59

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Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Staff Nurse

Band 5

We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.

We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.

We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal’s Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.

This post is being advertised to address a temporary need for 12 months however the Trust has made the commitment to offer the successful applicant a permanent contract with the Trust. In the event that the need for this post ends, a suitable alternative post will be offered. Applicants should be aware that alternatives may require some flexibility on role and/or location.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our Older Persons Mental Health inpatient team on Roseberry Ward at Bowes Lyon Unit, Lanchester Road Hospital. We are looking for an individual who has an interest in the care of older people in our services to contribute to our team. The role can be challenging,  which will afford the successful candidates to work as part of a supportive multi-disciplinary team that is focused on delivering high standards of care through evidence based practice.  A supportive package will also be in place with team and managerial supervision as well as ongoing opportunities for personal training and development.

Applicants should hold a professional nursing qualification registered with NMC.

A flexible approach is required as these posts involve working a 24 hour shift pattern, covering both day shift and night shift covering 7 days a week.

Part time hours will be considered.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Nichola Young, Ward Manager

0191 333 7733

Christine Murphy, Locality Manager