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Staff nurse

Band 5

Main area
Children and Young People's Services
Band 5
Full time 37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
Warneford Hospital
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum
19/11/2019 23:59

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


We are looking for experienced or Newly Qualified Staff Nurses to join our energetic and passionate team, working alongside other healthcare professionals at the inpatient Child and Adolescent Mental Health Ward - Highfield Unit based at Warneford Hospital, Oxford.

You will be working closely with a multidisciplinary team offering inpatient and day patient admission for young people with acute mental health problems. You will provide care for young people with a range of difficulties including eating disorders, anxiety OCD, depression and bipolar mood disorders, unusual experiences and psychosis, trauma, self-harm, and relationship and attachment-based difficulties.

We have a skillful and dedicated team where you will be directly involved in the assessment, care planning, and delivery of treatment. Each young person has a dedicated case team whom works closely alongside colleagues supporting an individual young person.

The role importantly involves 24 hours, 7 days a week care therefore shift patterns are in place which will include nights.

There will be many opportunities available for you to develop your skills and competencies and we fully support our staff in their roles, offering both clinical supervision and continual professional development. We are a supportive team that values reflective practice, and you will be able to make use of regular team meetings, reflection sessions, and individual supervision.

It is an essential requirement that you must be able to and willing to undertake comprehensive training of breakaway and management of violence and aggression and Positive Engagement and Caring Environments (PEACE).


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jo Duthie (Clinical Nurse Lead) or Francine Tutty (Clinical Nurse Lead) Highfield Unit: 01865 902711