Mental Health Nurse - New Ward in Exeter

... Are you a Mental Health Nurse wanting to work with service users on 12-week clear and structured treatment plans with clear objectives? With a strong clinical and leadership team in a well-established and secure...

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Are you a Mental Health Nurse wanting to work with service users on 12-week clear and structured treatment plans with clear objectives?

With a strong clinical and leadership team in a well-established and secure service, you can join the team at Wellesley Hospital in Wellington on the new 10 bedded medium secure male ward.

If you want to experience what delivering great healthcare should feel like, then join the team on a new ward at Wellesley Hospital in Wellington and enjoy a £5,000 Welcome Bonus. A Relocation Allowance is also available for anyone looking to relocate within the UK.

As an experienced Mental Health Nurse from the NHS or private sector, your career with Elysium will be enjoyable and rewarding as you develop specialist skills working 37.5 hours per week (12.5 hour shifts) and change lives for the better.  

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

You’ll be working with prison transfer service users, who will be with us for 12- 22 weeks as part of their assessment and stabilisation of acute mental health episode, where you’ll have a positive impact on their lives.

With a large supportive team that works well together in a higher end of risk environment, every service user will be fully risk assessed with sufficient staff available to provide the appropriate level of supervised care and a high focused on safety and security.

As a Mental Health Nurse (RMN) you will ensure service users receive high-quality care, while supporting your colleagues and promoting good teamwork.


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

The service operates 24/7. You will work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights. Standard shifts are 12.5 hours a day, working 3 days one week, 4 days the next.


Where you will be working

Location: Westpark 26, Chelston, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 9FF

Join the multidisciplinary team at Wellesley Hospital which provides care to men and women across several wards with a range of mental health conditions in a modern and purpose-built hospital with low and medium secure environments.

Wellesley Hospital is conveniently located near Wellington, close to the M5 and commutable from Taunton, Exeter, Yeovil and surrounding areas.


What you will get

  • Annual salary of £33,279-£40,560 (depending on experience)
  • Welcome Bonus of £5,000
  • Relocation Allowance up to £8,000*
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Flexible working opportunities

There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

*For UK Nurses relocating to the Southwest from further afield within the UK to be within commutable distance to work at Wellesley Hospital.


About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

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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Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
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Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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