Nurse (Senior)

Newton Drive, Blackpool
Job Reference No: #NE543 B
Salary: £47,700.00 Per Annum
Hours: 42
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 03/11/2022

Senior Nurse – Newton House

Salary:                                                                    £44,520 – £47,700

Requirements:                                                 18 months post registration experience or experience in a similar role that can demonstrate suitability for the role as a senior nurse. Qualified Nurse; RNMH / RNLD

Hours of Work:                                                 42 per week, working a shift pattern including days and nights. Covering on-call for the hospital on a rotational basis

Contract Type:                                                  Permanent

About the role: We have a Senior Nurse Position available to work in a high performing Hospital supported by a very experienced Nursing / MDT and Management team.  Applicants must hold appropriate Nursing qualifications as the roles foundations are on individualised patient care.

A key aspect of the role is supporting the patient’s journey and progression through the hospitals care pathway. Provide clinical leadership to both staff and patients. Act as a role model for the delivery of care and ensure that all staff are performing to required standards. Ensure effective and adequate individual assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care and oversee the named nurse role for your identified patients.

You will have the opportunity to develop your skills, share your experiences and really make a difference to the lives of those we support. It may be that you want a change, fresh start or just want to bring your skills to Newton House, where at the same time you can benefit from support and guidance from the MDT and senior management team.  There will be an opportunity for you to access our bespoke training package and internal training offered in the hospital.

The ideal candidate for this post will have experience in mental health issues, possess experience in management and leadership, covering on call, managing supervisions and appraisals, evidence of professional development, leading teams, auditing, high professional standards and named nurse, writing reports and care plans and risk management plans. Within this role you will need an understanding of recovery, patient centred care, team working, personal development, medication procedures, safeguarding policies and procedures, motivation skills, be self-motivated, flexible and organised.

Benefits of working with us;

  • Competitive pay
  • Long service reward at year 5
  • Career development and training
  • Work place pension
  • Free meals and on-site parking
  • Free eye care vouchers
  • Blue light card discounts
  • Enhanced maternity package
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Flexible working with opportunities for overtime

Company Funded Benefits: MHC values the skills of Staff Nurses and will reimburse you’re annual registration fees following successful completion of your probationary period. MHC benefits also include; free DBS check, flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination.

Skills: Able to communicate highly complex and sensitive information, demonstrate empathy and interest in staff and patients.

About the Service: Situated a mile from the seaside town of Blackpool, Newton House Independent Hospital provides locked rehabilitation, habilitation and treatment to up to 21 men living with complex and enduring mental health conditions.

Equal Opportunities: MHC are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for this role regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

How to Apply:  Please complete the short application and upload your CV, for an informal discussion about this role you can contact the MHC Workforce team on 01824 572020.

(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).



Newton House

Newton House is a Recovery and Treatment Centre in Blackpool that provides locked rehabilitation, habilitation and treatment for up to 21 men aged 18+ with a primary diagnosis of a mental health disorder who may have coexisting secondary conditions such as challenging behaviour, drug and alcohol issues and/or personality disorder. It can take patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983.

Its central location makes it ideal to support community focused rehabilitation and treatment.