Job Reference: 346-NYA-137-20
- Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
- Adult Mental Health
- Danby Ward, Cross Lane Hospital, Scarborough
- £24,907 - £30,615 per annum
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.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for 3 Band 5 Nurses to join our team working with adults with mental health problems in acute adult ward. Danby Ward is a 13 bedded acute unit which is staffed by nursing staff 24 hours a day for people with longer term mental health problems. It has 13 en-suite bedrooms.
The post holder will be responsible for working collaboratively with patients to manage acute risks and to support recovery back to the community. The aim is for patients to be up skilled and able to manage their experience of mental ill health. Self-responsibility, safety and decision making are core to promoting recovery. Such principles should be embedded within interventions plans.
The teams strive to provide a meaningful hospital stay and plan for a safe discharge, to enable recovery to continue in the least restrictive environment back in the community.
The treatments and interventions offered include:
- occupational therapy
- Psychological Therapy (inc. psychologically informed care)
- social activities
- gym sessions
- outdoor activities
- access to external agencies as and when required ie housing, CRB
- patient involvement via community meeting
- chaplaincy services
- involvement in formulation meeting planning, care on the ward and discharge planning
- trauma informed care
- on discharge patients are offered the chance to become involved on interview panels.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Drew Brace, Ward Manager
Telephone number 01723 384 673
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion.
This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible
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