Relocate to the UK - Paid flights, training programme and initial accommodation and competitive pay. Pay starting at Band 3 £21,777 rising to Band 5 £25,655 post OSCE.
We are recruiting enthusiastic, qualified Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nurses who wish to relocate to the UK and work for the NHS. We have several placements with a very competitive relocation package, including help with flights, accommodation, and support with you with gaining registration with Nursing and Midwifery Council UK (NMC).
Who are we?
NHS Professionals International is part of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK. We currently partner with over 120 hospitals all around England, with a wide range of areas such as Acute, Mental Health and Community care. Our job is to help our hospitals with a whole range of workforce matters, so that they can focus on caring for patients.
Every year we recruit, and support thousands of candidates start their journey in relocating and becoming an Allied Health Professional (AHP), Registered Nurse or Midwife by offering permanent positions at some of the best acute hospitals and Mental Health services in the NHS across England.
About the role
NHS Professionals International provides individually tailored support to ensure you have the best possible experience coming to live and work in the UK and the British Isles and complete your Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) exam.
Once you have passed your OSCE, you will become a Band 5 Mental Health Nurse. You will be responsible for providing a safe, effective, efficient care environment for patients in a variety of settings including alcohol and drug disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders, learning disabilities, anxiety/panic attacks, bi-polar, OCD.
In both community and inpatient settings, Mental Health Nurses provide treatment and care in partnership with other health and care professionals in multi-disciplinary teams (MDTs). These typically include psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, dieticians, pharmacists, therapists and others. Interventions may be pharmacological, psychological, educational, social or occupational and specifically tailored to the needs of an individual.
People accessing mental health services are often referred to as clients, service users or patients and they are actively engaged in co-producing their own plan of care. Families and carers are also an integral part of the development of a recovery plan and discharge planning.
Specific duties include:
Assessing and talking to patients about their problems and discussing the best way to plan and deliver their care
Building relationships with patients to encourage trust, while listening to and interpreting their needs and concerns
Ensuring the correct administration of medication, including injections, and monitoring the results of treatment
Responding to distressed patients in a non-threatening manner and attempt to understand the source of their discomfort
Helping patients manage their emotions through de-escalation techniques
Preparing and participating in group and/or one-to-one therapy sessions, both individually and with other health professionals
Providing evidence-based individual therapy, such as cognitive behaviour therapy for depression and anxiety
To apply for this post, you will have/be:
At least 10 months paid experience as a qualified Mental Health Nurse
Registered as a Mental Health Nurse and undertaking Mental Health Nursing duties in your country of residence
Able to demonstrate strong skills and the ability to indicate a caring and compassionate demeanour
What we are offering
In return for your hard work and commitment, NHS Professionals International programme offers you some fantastic benefits:
Free flight to the UK
Free initial accommodation
Free transport to your accommodation from the airport
Visa & Certificate of Sponsorship
27 days paid annual leave - rising to 33 days plus 8 public bank holidays
Extra payments for evenings - nights and weekends
First choice of overtime - up to an additional 20 hours a week
Access to generous NHS Pension Scheme
Free fully structured training programme - aimed at achieving the OSCE
OSCE fee paid
_ Some benefits outlined above are exclusive to selected Trusts only. Once you have made an initial application with NHS Professionals, you can discuss suitable available options with our recruitment team._
At NHS Professionals International, we want to be a part of your journey to provide quality patient care and relocate to a location best suited to your needs to deliver excellent patient care and safety.
Begin your new UK career by applying now! There are planned arrival dates throughout 2022 and 2023 to suit your availability to relocate.
Please note: We cannot accept applications from developing countries because these do not meet current ethical recruitment standards. This list of countries is based upon the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List, which you can see with more information here: _
_NHS Professionals is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age, or offending history._
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $25,039.81 - $29,498.85 per year
Paid time off
Work Location: On the road