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Staff Nurse

Band 5

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Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Marlborough House
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
08/06/2020 23:59
Interview date

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 to recruit newly qualified or registered Mental Health Nurses to join our well established and highly skilled multi-disciplinary team at Marlborough House Adolescent Inpatient unit based in Swindon Wiltshire.

Marlborough House is a specialist tier 4 service for children and young people ages 11 to 18 year olds, provided by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.

You will have excellent communication skills with a positive attitude. We recognise that our team members are our greatest asset and we are keen that you feel supported and encouraged to fulfill your potential.

With a reputation for excellence and providing a range of evidence based care, our service offers a stepped model of care which is tailored to the individual’s needs for stabilisation and recovery. We offer a range of therapies and experiences to assist in each young person’s recovery journey and work in partnership with families and our community colleagues.

If you are a dedicated passionate individual who is committed to improving outcomes for children and young people then this is the job for you. We can offer you both personal and clinical development opportunities, in addition to regular professional and clinical supervision, personal development reviews and support for continual professional development activities.

You will be required to work shifts which will include nights. Our shift patterns are as follows: early shifts 07:00-14:45, late shifts 13:15-21:00 Twilight shift 15:00- 23:00 and night shifts are 20:40-07:20

This role requires a willingness and ability to role model healthy eating behavior with patients and support as trained/required.

Also required is a level of fitness and ability to competently perform Physical Interventions and/or Breakaway techniques (practical and theory) following training.

As part of the interview process, young people on the unit may be giving each applicant a brief tour of the premises and will also be asking a few interview questions they have prepared themselves.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Tom Waterfield or Lorna McGuigan: Telephone No: 01865 903480