Mental Health Nurse

Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
22 May 2020
20 Jun 2020

Job Description

Due to expansion and new funding, we have opportunities for experienced and newly qualified Mental Health, General or Learning Disability nurses for our newly modernised and award winning Dementia Assessment Unit.

We are proud that our unit has been awarded a national gold award by the leading Dementia Services Development Centre at Stirling University and are pleased to invite candidates to join our high achieving team.

The Trust's Dementia Assessment Unit (DAU) provides 24 hour care to support patients with behavioural and psychological symptoms associated with dementia. Assessment and treatment is provided by our dedicated multidisciplinary team.

The Dementia Assessment Unit is looking for highly dedicated, committed and compassionate team members who want to work with people who have severe cognitive impairment, in order to make a difference with enhancing their world and ensuring an optimum level of wellbeing is achieved.

As a Nurse on our ward you will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care to patients and will hold delegated responsibility for management of the ward on a shift basis including supervision of Assistant Practitioners. Our new unit has been designed to provide a high quality environment for our patients and staff.

In return we will offer you an induction, training programme and mentor to help with your career development. We welcome and would encourage informal conversations about the posts

We manage candidates' applications through the recruitment system.
This means that all of the information provided in your application form will be
securely transferred from NHS Jobs following submission, and it will only be
used for the purpose for which it was provided.

We would welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

Our workforce supports dynamic working practices such as reducing travel, printing, and making more efficient use of digital information and technology. To support this process, we need people who share our excitement, embrace different ways of working and new technologies and are able to work flexibly across organisational boundaries.

As an associated teaching NHS Trust, Bradford District Care Foundation Trust is committed to supporting high quality research that will enable us to deliver excellent, evidence-based care to our service users. We support all our staff to be actively involved in evidence-based practice and research as part of their personal development.

Candidates applying for this vacancy are informed that preference will be given to Trust staff who are currently going through the organisational change process within the Trust and the role may be withdrawn from external candidates on this basis. In the event of this happening the Trust will inform candidates via their email address on NHS Jobs.

We welcome people from all backgrounds and in particular Bradford District Care Trust is keen to reflect the population we serve, we are currently under represented in terms of black and minority ethnic staff. Applications are encouraged from these groups, but it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust recruitment policy.

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and homes lives and support staff by offering a range of benefits including nursery facilities. We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

We want to understand how you demonstrate the values, skills and knowledge that we are looking for. Please ensure that you read the job description and person specification attached below as this will help you complete your application.

Ref: A20243772

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