Band 5 Mental Health Nurse - Haywards Heath

Meditemp is looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 5 Mental Health Nurse to work flexible shifts in our hospital client based in Haywards Heath, West Sussex. Your role will involve providing treatment and recovery whilst maintaining dignity and respect at all times to children and young people aged between 12 and 18. The children and young people present with a range of mental health problems and eating disorders. Previous experience working with children in a similar setting is essential. The successful Mental Health Nurse will have a choice of shifts including earlies, lates and nights.

Mental Health Nurse essential skills and experience:

  • The ability to observe, assess and respond appropriately to patient needs.
  • Prepare and maintain patient records.
  • Implement care plans and risk assessments.
  • Ensure the correct administration and monitoring of medication.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills;
  • The ability to build and maintain relationships with patients, their families and colleagues.
  • To keep calm under pressure and when dealing with challenging or confrontational behaviour.
  • Good organisation and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective team work skills.

Meditemp requires you to have:

  • Minimum 6 months recent experience in a similar setting
  • NMC registration
  • Occupational Health in line with the dept. of health
  • Eligibility to work within the UK

Why choose Meditemp:

  • Mandatory and PMVA training available
  • Round the clock booking service
  • National temporary and long-term vacancies
  • Free uniform
  • Referral scheme of up to £250
  • Weekly payroll
  • Holiday pay

For more information please contact Meditemp on 01233 632148 or email:

Meditemp is acting as an employment agency on behalf of our client in relation to this vacancy.

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