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Mental Health Nurse

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse to work on an ongoing agency basis for a NHS Mental Health hospital, based within Barrow-in-Furness. The successful candidate will be able to choose their own shift pattern, enabling a healthy work life balance.

SHIFTS: Available Monday to Sunday

SHIFT PATTERNS: Earlies: 0730-1500 Lates: 1230-2030 Long Days: 0730-2030 Nights: 2000-0800

SPECIALISMS: Acute adult admission/treatment and assessment for organic illnesses, such as Dementia.

SKILLS REQUIRED: Previous NHS experience essential and at least one year experience working within a similar role.

The Role:

  • Provide a high standard of care to individuals (adults and older adults) with mental illness.
  • Develop therapeutic relationships to optimise patient engagement.
  • Contribute to patient assessments, compiling a plan of care alongside the individual, and monitoring patient progress.
  • Follow all codes of conduct, standards and legislation, respecting the rights of others and promoting ethical practice.

The Person

  • 12 months minimum UK experience working as a Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Current NMC Registration
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • You'll be warm and engaging while showing real empathy with service users and their individual circumstances.
  • International applicants are unfortunately unable to be considered.


  • Flexible hours and working pattern
  • £250 sign-up bonus
  • £350 Referral Bonus
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Dedicated and experienced one-to-one consultant support
  • Competitive rates of pay for temporary and fixed contract work
  • Subsidised training /FREE mandatory training