We’re holding a recruitment event in Liverpool city centre on 28 April 2022 where all applicants will be given a comprehensive overview of the Trust, be able to discuss the many and varied opportunities that are provided by a trust serving more than 11 million people and will be interviewed on the day.
If you have ambition, commitment, and share our aim to deliver perfect care in one of our new build state of the art hospitals, apply now. We have vacancies across all of our services with various shift patterns on a 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year basis.
Mersey Care is one of the largest trusts providing physical, mental health and learning disability services across the North West from over 200 sites. We’re recruiting mental health and learning disability nurses as well as students due to qualify up to September 2023. We’d also welcome applications from those who are returning to a career in nursing.
Secure and Specialist Learning Disability Division
The Secure & Specialist Learning Disability Division is responsible for providing specialised mental health and learning disability services, in low, medium and high secure settings for service users with a primary classification of mental illness, and personality disorders. Our mental health and learning disability nurses must be able to demonstrate compassion and empathy to our patients, working to improve the quality of care within a secure/forensic environment. It’s an exciting and rewarding division where you’ll gain invaluable experience in forensic environments.
Within the division is Ashworth Hospital, one of only three high secure hopsitals in the country.
The medium secure unit provides services for people with learning disabilities and mental health problems. Here we provide services that offer people progress through pathways to more independent community living. Our medium secure hospital named Rowan View opened in November 2020, it is a new £53 million purpose built, state of the art hospital.
Our service users typically have a range of complex needs, require support in high, medium and low secure services, and may have been in contact with the Ministry of Justice.
Byron ward is an inpatient assessment and treatment facility for adults with learning disability and or autism who require specialist support. The aim is to understand functions of behaviours and access mental health which may not be able to be carried out within the community setting. Here, the team’s vision is to support service users through assessment, engagement and activity to achieve a timely discharge into the community.
A recruitment and retention premia is offered in areas of this division of up to £4,034.