• East Sussex
  • Temporary/Locum
  • Band 5
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • 20 - 29 per hour

Athona Recruitment is recruiting for a band 5 registered mental health nurse to work for a NHS trust is the Sussex area, on a full-time/ part-time agency basis.

About the role

You will join a busy and dynamic ward environment whilst providing the very best levels of clinical care. You’ll make sure that all procedures are carried out to the highest standards, optimising the well-being of every patient.

About the trust

The Trust is a mental health trust providing care and treatment for people living in South East England.

They provide community and inpatient mental health services for children and young people, and adults (including people aged over 65).

The trusts mental health services provide care and treatment for people with conditions such as psychosis, depression, anxiety, dementia and personality disorder.

Duties will include:

Providing high quality nursing care and support and develop team members as appropriate

Assessing and accurately maintaining clinical observations of the patient, escalating as indicated when variances occur

Being responsible for maintaining accurate and confidential records

Building relationships with, reassuring, listening and talking to patients
Administering medication

To be considered for this role, you must:
Hold a valid NMC pin
Have at least six months UK experience, preferably in a similar position
Provide a clear, in-date DBS.
Be compassionate and be willing to learn new skills to support patients through every stage of their pathway.
Why choose Athona?
Excellent hourly rates, with prompt weekly payments
Exclusivity to jobs across all bands and specialities
Specialist dedicated recruitment consultant
Referral scheme
Revalidation support and CPD contribution.
Athona Recruitment’s Nursing division is an award-winning, on-framework agency that specialises in placing nurses into shifts, fixed-term contracts or permanent positions in the South East and Midlands. If you’re looking for a role in the NHS or private sector, we have a position for you.
Did you know Athona also has a dedicated international team? So if you’re based overseas and looking for a position in the UK, our specialised team can help you find the perfect role.

  • Job Reference: Band 5 RMN/Worthing