Registered Mental Health Nurse - Forensic Secure Wards

Registered Mental Health Nurse - Forensic Secure Wards -  


 Hassocks, West Sussex

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£27,824 - £33,153 per annum + £5,000 welcome bonus over 3 years


37.5 hrs p/wk


The hospital is located in beautiful West Sussex and offers the opportunity to gain experience across many specialist mental health disciplines including Secure Services, a DBT Locked Rehabilitation service, PICU Services and Acute care.

With a CQC rating of GOOD across all 5 Key Lines of Enquiry, you would be working in a forward thinking hospital supporting our patients recovery alongside a highly skilled and dedicated Multi-Disciplinary Team.

If you were successful in applying to work with us


As a Registered Mental Health Nurse   you will be working within a team that includes a range of professionals.

You will assist and support staff in the management of our Forensic and Secure Wards, and will make an effective contribution to providing high quality care to our patients in our secure units.

you will be responsible  two wards .

 one is  16 bed medium secure for women, and  second is  16 bed low secure women for patients requiring a forensic setting.

You will be supported to work within an identified career development pathway and be expected to complete an appropriate competency development portfolio.

You will be supported with Peer Review, Clinical Supervision, Mentorship and Appraisal.

To be successful in this role you will need to be committed to Personal Learning and Development, Evidence and Values Based Practice and Patient Centred Care.

You will need to have excellent team working skills and be highly self-motivated with a flexible approach.



- Registered Mental Health Nursing qualification

- Completed Pre-registration or Preceptorship

- NMC registration beneficial

- Computer literate



- Working within a secure clinical setting, relevant to the post

 Some of the benefits we offer Qualified Nurses are:

-          Golden Hello Welcome Bonus (£1000 on joining, another £1000 after 6 month probation, and another £1000 after each year of service up to 3 years)

-          Subsidised Professional Membership and Registration

-          Up to £2000 relocation Allowance(TCA)

-          Career Development through Staff Nurse Grading System

-          Private Medical Cover and Life Assurance

-          25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)

-          A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

-          Life Assurance

-          Employee Assistance Programme

-          Career development

-          Flexible benefits (including preferential rates and access to schemes such as gym membership, IT, private healthcare, Shopping discounts)


Job  ID: 3424

If you believe you have the right skills for this excellent opportunity then please call Brenda Little on 01216380567 or send your CV to

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