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Mental Health Nurse

  • Job reference: EL155
  • Location: Norfolk
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Older Adults
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Job description: We are looking for Band 5 Mental Health Nurses (RMN) for a fantastic opportunity to join a specialist Older Adults Mental Health service based in a hospital in Norwich within the NHS.

*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 flexible shifts (mainly week days but weekends are also available)
oEarly: 07:00 to 15:00
oLate: 13:00 to 21:00 (long days can be discussed)
*The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP with an initial 3 months contract.

Daily Duties:
You will be responsible for the care and treatment of older adults with dementia. Service users have complex needs, which cannot be met in a community or residential setting.
Your role will involve assessment of the patient's physical, psychological and social needs with full involvement of their families.
The interventions used within the service are:
*Physical treatments including medication
*Psychotherapeutic approaches
*Psychosocial interventions specifically aimed at promoting social inclusion
*Physical activities
*Social activities within the unit with local recreational and rehabilitation services
You will be expected to work within a multi-disciplinary team and therefore 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 this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to