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Mental Health Nurse

  • Job reference: EL145
  • Location: Suffolk
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: We are looking for Band 5 Mental Health Nurses (RMN) for a fantastic opportunity to join a newly refurbished specialist Mental Health service based in Suffolk, within an NHS Acute ward.

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred*

Temporary pay rate:
*Days: £18ph
*Nights & Saturdays: £22ph
*Sundays & Bank Holidays: £26ph

Hours and length of contract:
*Full time 37.5 hours
*The wards operate 24/7 and rotation onto night shifts is required (flexibility to discuss)
* Shift times are:
oEarly: 06:30 to 14:30
oLate: 13:15 to 21:15
oNight: 20:30 to 07:00
oLong days available, including night work
*Initial 3 month contract (with likelihood of extension)
*The manager requires the position to be filled ASAP

Daily Duties:
The service cares for both males and females experiencing acute mental health problems
They provide assessment and treatment services for acute mental disorders and rehabilitation including:
*Acute Anxiety
*Personality Disorder
*Bipolar Disorder

You will be working on the Acute Adult ward, working closely with the Home Treatment Team (HTT) to identify the most appropriate treatment and recovery plans and support service users through their journey to return back to the community.

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

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

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