Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse

Job Ref: MH-N-B5-C&W
Occupation: Nurses
Specialty: Mental Health
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 18 May 2023
  • Macclesfield, Cheshire, UK SK11 8HE Macclesfield, Cheshire Cheshire GBR SK11 8HE
  • The Registration Team
Medacs Healthcare

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Client Name: Cheshire & Wirral
Role: Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse
Rates: £40-£50/hour
Shifts: Block bookings for a maximum of 6 months, 4 shifts per week days or nights.

£1500 incentive package for candidates who join the team working full time hours for 6 months.

Trial shifts and training to be undertaken before taking up this post but will be paid at full rate.


  • Competitive pay rates
  • First sight of agency nursing shifts across multiple trusts
  • Next-day payroll
  • Block bookings in your favourite locations
  • Excellent support from your own dedicated consultant
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 service - we're available when you need us

Cheshire & Wirral are looking for a diligent, knowledgeable agency Registered Nurse with recent NHS experience to come and join their team of healthcare professionals and specialists.

Working flexible shifts at Greenways Assessment and Treatment Unit you will be providing constant monitoring and care for seriously ill patients across emergency admissions, planned admissions and post-surgery.

Working alongside a friendly, welcoming team of dedicated professionals, you will be utilising these resources to provide emergency treatment and ongoing medical care of the highest calibre to patients.

Culture and inclusion
As a valued nurse, your happiness is of the utmost importance. To make your time at work the best experience it can be, the Greenways Unit, Macclesfield.

Development and opportunities
As a healthcare specialist, you will have access to a wide range of development and support packages to ensure you progress your skills and site specialities at every opportunity.

A business with a future
By choosing to build a strong and rewarding career at Cheshire & Wirral you will become a key element within their vision of working in mental health.

Skills focus
Working calmly across various high-pressure environments, you will be drawing on your quick-thinking abilities as well as your clinical knowledge and understanding. With responsibility for writing care plans, performing assessments and making referrals, alongside your clinical care tasks, this role will continuously challenge you to develop and consolidate your skills.

Patient focus
Your clinical knowledge and experience will help you to support seriously ill patients and their families throughout what can be a stressful and uncertain time. You will be carrying out essential tasks such as taking blood and undertaking patient observations for post-surgery patients as well as emergency admissions and planned admissions. Your calm, reassuring nature and methodical approach to tasks will ensure patients feel safe and reassured.

General key skills
In addition to your qualifications, as a Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse, you will have:

  • Quick thinking abilities
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A methodical approach to tasks
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • The ability to work well and under pressure
  • Empathy and understanding
  • A flexible attitude
  • A desire to learn and improve
  • Active listening skills
  • The ability to use a computer competently

Main Duties/Responsibilities
As a Band 5 Mental Health Registered Nurse with Cheshire & Wirral, you will:

  • Provide constant monitoring and care for patients in a seriously ill or unstable condition.
  • Actively support emergency admissions, planned admissions and post-surgery patients and their families, communicating clinical information using a variety of methods, to ensure effective understanding.
  • Safely identify, prepare, check, and assemble equipment required for the relevant operating list.
  • Adhere to the NMC professional Code of Conduct.
  • Take blood/fit a cannula and undertake patient observations (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration rate and oxygen level) as patient need dictates throughout the shift.
  • Write care plans, perform assessments, and make referrals.
  • Organise admissions and discharges to and from the ward.



  • Be a Registered Mental Health Nurse.
  • Hold a PMVA training qualification.
  • At least 2 years post-graduate experience.
  • 6 months recent NHS experience within the last 3 years.
  • You will need to pass an enhanced background check.

So, if you are a Band 5 Registered Nurse and believe you have what it takes to be a part of the outstanding team at Cheshire & Wirral apply today.

If you are looking for a role within a Trust that can provide the very best opportunities for building a strong, stable career in nursing, apply today.

If you are ready to take a leap forward in your career, apply today to work in the best teaching hospitals in the country and enjoy flexible hours, next day payroll and excellent support from your own dedicated consultant.
If you can be flexible in your work and apply a systematic, skilled approach to your clinical tasks, we want to hear from you. Apply today.

If you are ready to demonstrate your nursing skills and passion for patient care in this Band 5 Registered Nurse role, we can't wait to hear from you. Apply today.

15/06/2023 10:02:30
GBP 40 40

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