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Mental Health Nurse

  • Job reference: EL1
  • Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Temporary Pay Rate Band 5:
*Days: £19ph
*Nights & Saturdays: £23ph
*Sundays & Bank Holidays: £29ph
Hours and length of contract:
*Full time or Part Time Flexible Shifts 37.5 hours
oEarly: 07:30 to 15:30
oLate: 13:30 to 21:30
oNight: 21:00 to 08:00
*Initial 3 month contract (with likelihood of extension)
*The manager requires the position to be filled ASAP

Daily Duties:
The Service is a mental health inpatient ward for service users experiencing acute mental health disorders including depression, bipolar, psychosis and dementia and service users usually stay for 1-4 weeks.

The wards are 16-21 beds and provide a 'low stimulus environment' and you will work as part of the nursing team to support service users who have been referred from the West Suffolk Home Treatment Team.

You will work closely with patients to determine the best treatment based on risk reduction and assessment with regular reviews, supporting them through the journey to return back to the community.

There is a handover of care between each shift to ensure care packages are maintained and each patient's presentation, risk, daily activity, progress and needs are shared with the whole team.

Working as part of the multi-disciplinary team, team working skills are essential.

Person specification:
The applicant must be DBS cleared for all positions advertised and have previous experience in the field.

The benefits of Service Care Solutions:
-Weekly pay
-£250 training allowance
-Competitive pay rates
-Exceptional referral bonuses
-Specialist consultants offering single point of contact
-Full enhanced quick track DBS check provided free of charge
-Uniform provided

If you are interested in any of these roles then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to