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Meadowfield Hospital is an inpatient hospital for people with acute mental health problems in Worthing, West Sussex. It comprises of 3 wards that cater for adults 18 years and above and a 'Place of Safety' called The 136 suite.

Each ward has a clinic, laundry room, patient’s kitchen, dining area, TV lounge and quiet rooms including a dedicated women’s lounge. There is a range of therapy rooms including a kitchen, art room, pottery room and gymnasium and a café run by Sussex Oakleaf, the mental health charity.

All 3 wards at Meadowfield operate with open doors. This is something we are incredibly proud of, and often contributes to positive comments about the atmosphere here on any of the wards.

We have the equipment we need to care for people with physical disabilities to help those staying on our wards to remain as independent as possible.

Read more about our Adult Mental health services

Our Wards

Larch Ward is an older person's mental health (OPMH) ward for people aged 65 and over and will have up to 18 patients at a time.

Maple ward is a general ward for people with mental health problems aged 18 - 65. Maple Ward is an exciting, vibrant environment to work in, and also has our health-based place of safety (136 suite) attached to it.

Rowan Ward is a general ward for working-age (18-65) people with mental health problems. We are a multi-disciplinary ward team that consists of other Consultants, Nurse’s, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and more.

The Place of Safety Suite is a dedicated mental health facility for people that have been detained by the police and brought to us for a safe assessment of their mental health needs. The new POS (136 suite) consists of a secure outdoor space, separate accommodation, assessment and office space and has been equipped with brand new furniture.

The Haven is a dedicated, mental health crisis assessment facility located on the Meadowfield Hospital site in Worthing. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and provides support and assessment for adults over the age of 18 in East Sussex, West Sussex and Brighton and Hove, who are experiencing a mental health crisis The Haven is run by a team of dedicated NHS staff and provides: - A 24/7 mental health crisis facility - An alternative to attending A&E for people experiencing a mental health crisis - An alternative to hospital admission The Haven is not a walk-in service, assessment is by professional referral only.

Latest Vacancies

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

Staff Nurse | Permanent
Staff Nurses Meadowfield Hospital @Rowan Ward want you!!!! Full Time (part time also considered) Are you a passionate, motivated and innovative mental health nurse? Do you want to work in a vibrant and exciting environment within acute mental health inpatient services? If you answered yes to any ...
£25655.00 to £31534.00 a year PA
Development Post in Urgent Care Services | Fixed term
18 Month Development Post in Urgent Care Services for Registered Mental Health Nurses Are you an ambitious, recently qualified or about to qualify final year student looking for a role which brings a real challenge every day? If you are-then please read on. Hello, I'm Sarah and I am looking for ...
£25655.00 to £31534.00 a year PA
Staff Nurse | Permanent
Are you a passionate, motivated and innovative mental health nurse? Do you want to work in a vibrant and exciting environment within acute mental health inpatient services? If you answered yes to any these questions, then Maple Ward are looking for people like you to join us on the journey to ...
£25655.00 to £31534.00 a year (Pro rata for part time)
Receptionist | Permanent
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced receptionist to join our Assessment & Treatment Service (ATS) primarily based at our Swandean site in Worthing. You will work as part of a team providing reception cover for our multi-disciplinary service. This is a full-time position, Monday to Friday ...
£20330.00 to £21777.00 a year per annum
Programme Manager | Fixed term
The Mental Health Collaborative is recruiting to a Programme Manager for Dementia. The Dementia Programme will have the following functions which this role will support: - To scope and maintain a strategic overview of all dementia provision, plans and funding opportunities across Sussex; at Place, ...
£54764.00 to £63862.00 a year PA

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