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Senior Staff Nurse

Excellent job opening for a Senior Staff Nurse to work with one of UK’s leading healthcare .

As a ward manager you will be working in highly reputable service based in Newark.

Our client brings together a unique approach to the delivery of care where the patient is embedded in the heart of all aspects of hospital life.

Annual salary:                   £36,000

Hours per week:              37.5

The service overall  provides care for women who require rehabilitation and care within the safety and security of a holistic environment where their physical, social psychological, spiritual, cultural and educational needs are met.

Our Senior Staff Nurse role involves:  

  • Responsibility for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual care plans.
  • Participating in a range of assessments including risk and self-harm.
  • Supervising a designated number of Health Care Assistants and students.
  • Assisting in standard setting and evaluating quality outcomes.
  • Being expected to take charge of the ward/unit in the absence of the person with continuing responsibility, under the direction of senior staff.
  • Working as a Primary/Named/Key Worker advising and supporting junior colleagues.
  • Maintaining good standards of communication, both oral and written, in accordance with NMC guidance.
  • Responsibility for reporting to the Ward Manager any circumstances that may affect the delivery of care and/or efficient running of the ward.
  • Providing supervision to other staff, qualified and unqualified.
  • Ensuring the security of the unit and all who use it and that policies and procedures are in place and followed.


To be successful as a Staff Nurse, you’ll need:



  • Registered Nurse Qualification (Mental Health/Learning Disability)
  • Knowledge of Mental Health Act and associated legislation
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
  • Flexible approach to care
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to work flexibly over the 24 hour period
  • Ability to use the clinical supervision process effectively
  • Ability to identify and use opportunities for self-development
  • Commitment to the values of equal opportunities, policy and practice
  • Group work skill


  • An interest in innovative areas of practice
  • Some knowledge of Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health practice
  • Ability to use IT skills
  • Training and Presentation skills
  • Research and Development skills
  • Sound knowledge of the principles of CPA


 In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:

 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)

  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Career development
  • Voluntary Benefits



Reference ID: 3329


For more information please call Brenda Little on 01216380567 or send your CV to