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Psychiatric Nurses

Our nursing agency has a range of Healthcare Assistant (HCA) jobs in psychiatric care at Southampton General Hospital. High rates of pay are available to HCAs interested in working in this speciality.

Psychiatric Jobs at Southampton General

About Psychiatric Care Nurses

Psychiatric nurses work in mental health wards in clinical and community settings.

Supported by health care assistants and mental health specialists such as psychiatrists, they help care for patients with mental health conditions. If you are interested in working in this area, please review our guidelines below before registering:
  • NMC registered (with valid pin)
  • Hospital experience (1 year+)
  • Strong interest in psychiatric conditions and treatments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good record keeping and data management skills
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, possibly including weekends
  • Excellent team player

Healthcare assistants (HCAs) need the following:

  • 6 months psychiatric care experience
  • NVQ Levels 1 and 2 preferred, but not mandatory
  • Registration for any professional body not essential

Working in psychiatric care can be a good opportunity to specialise in an exciting and engaging area of medicine, helping to further your career and gain valuable experience.

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