Location
Milton Keynes
Department
Nursing
Advertising Salary
£28,941 - £34,836 plus Benefits

Introduction

Are you a Mental Health Nurse looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help you to develop and achieve your goals to become the best you can be? If so, you're in luck! Join our team in Milton Keynes!
 
As an experienced Nurse from the NHS or private sector, you'll join the team at Chadwick Lodge as a Mental Health Nurse working 37.5 hours per week (12.5 hour shifts), where you will change lives for the better.

Your career within Elysium will be enjoyable and rewarding as you develop specialist skills and make a real difference for some of the most vulnerable people in society. 

It’s a career that you can take pride in and enjoy. It’s what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

What you will be doing
 
As a qualified Mental Health Nurse (RMN) with experience, you will ensure adults with mental health conditions receive high-quality care, while also supporting your colleagues and promote good teamwork.

No two days are the same, with plenty to keep you engaged and motivated, but also a good amount of routine.  

You will have access to the Elysium Wellbeing team, which is on hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities. Who doesn’t like a free massage at work?

There are also career development opportunities, with a huge range of courses that will help you grow and succeed. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

Things that you will have
 
  • A relevant nursing qualification and registration
  • Strong team-working skills
  • A high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach
  • A positive attitude and be naturally caring and compassionate
  • A commitment to high-quality care and to values and evidence-based practice
  • 1 year post qualification experience
The shift patterns include working nights and weekends, 12.5 hours a day, 3-4 days a week.  

Where you'll be working

Location: Chadwick Drive (off Saxon Street), Eaglestone, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK6 5LS

You will be working at Chadwick Lodge and Eaglestone View, a medium and low secure and locked services providing specialist treatment programmes for service users who may have been detained under the Mental Health Act (1983) and have a history of offending behaviour.

The service offer a broad spectrum of evidence-based therapeutic interventions, involving service users at every stage. The hospital’s consultant-led multidisciplinary team has a wealth of clinical and research experience in forensic psychiatry. All programmes are designed to reduce the risk of re-offending and to maximise the potential and enhance the quality of life of each service user.

Chadwick Lodge secure services care for service users with complex and enduring mental illness who need to achieve stability in order to benefit from multidisciplinary interventions, helping them move on to community settings whenever possible.

What you will get
 
  • Annual salary of £28,941 to £34,836 (37.5 hours per week) depending on experience
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Lunch vouchers
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible working opportunities 
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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