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The Beechwood Unit is a specialist 15 bed acute dementia ward, nestled within the fantastic facilities at the Uckfield Community Hospital in East Sussex.

We care for individuals with a diagnosis, or suspected diagnosis of dementia who are deemed mentally unwell and need immediate treatment and support from our specialist team. The team working on the ward includes nurses, doctors, occupational therapists, drama therapists and a psychologist, with access to dieticians and physiotherapists as required. We believe in teamwork and know that everyone has a part to play in offering excellent levels of care to our patients.

If you are looking for the opportunity to work within a caring and empowering team who will always strive to bring the best out of you, then we would love to hear from you.

Read more about our Adult Mental health services

Latest Vacancies

Below you will find the latest vacancies in our team, plus other teams at this location.

Consultant Psychiatrist - Dementia Ward - East Sussex | Permanent
Are you interested in a role supporting older adults who are suffering from Dementia? Are you motivated by improving the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in our communities? If so, our ConsultantPsychiatrist role at our specialist Dementia Unit, Beechwood, may be just the role for you! ...
£84559.00 to £114003.00 a year per annum
Occupational Therapy Technician | Permanent
Welcome from our Chief Executive Our organisation is expanding and we're looking for people with the right values, skills and/or potential to join us. We need people with energy, expertise, enthusiasm to help us provide the very best possible specialist NHS mental health and learning disability ...
£22549.00 to £24882.00 a year per anum
Cognitive Behavioural Therapist | Permanent
Health in Mind is an IAPT service providing evidence-based treatments for people with depression and/or a range of anxiety-based difficulties within primary care. Please see our website for further information on This is a permanent, full-time post (37.5 hours per ...
£40057.00 to £45839.00 a year PA
Community Mental Health Nurse | Permanent
We are seeking to recruit a passionate, dynamic, knowledgeable and dedicated Community Mental Health Nurse to join our Specialist Older Adult Mental Health team (SOAMH). The team is multi disciplinary covering High Weald Lewes and Havens (HWLH). We have bases in Uckfield and Newhaven the successful ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year per annum / pro rata for part time
Community Mental Health Nurse | Permanent
Community Mental Health Nurse (Band 6 or Band 5 development post) This post is based at Millwood Assessment and Treatment Service in Uckfield and it is part of a lively multi-disciplinary service for adults with severe mental illness. The role is all about improving outcomes for this patient group, ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year per annum
Community Mental Health Nurse | Permanent
Community Mental Health Nurse (Band 5 Nurse) Are you ready to step into a pivotal clinical role in secondary mental health services? This post will be based at Millwood Unit in Uckfield. This is a beautiful rural area of Sussex. The Assessment and Treatment Service offers a wide range of evidence-...
£25655.00 to £31534.00 a year per anum
Health Care Assistant | Permanent
Work with the multi-disciplinary team to establish and deliver a therapeutic programme of care for clients. Undertake personal care duties for patients in hospital. Report patients condition to qualified staff Document care delivery in patients notes. Implement individual patient care plans ...
£18870.00 to £19918.00 a year per annum

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Want to be proactively matched to our vacancies that best fit your skillset and experience? Perhaps you want to join our Trust, but you're not sure which team would be best for you?

Our talent pool is a way for you to stay at the forefront of our minds, allowing us to understand your requirements and expertise and keep you informed about only the most appropriate opportunities for you. You will be the first to hear about new vacancies the second they are created, giving you a fast-track route to joining our amazing team

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