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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 for all teams based at this location.

Mental Health Practitioner | Permanent
We are the Sussex Mental Healthline. We provide a 24/7 telephone service offering listening support, advice, information and signposting to anyone experiencing difficulties with their mental health. We are a positive and caring team of nurses, occupational therapists, support workers and more. The ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year PA / pro rata for part time
Bank Support Worker | Bank
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and suitably experienced individual to work as a Bank Support Worker within the services in Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Our wards are looking for a compassionate and person- centred experienced Healthcare support ...
£10.90 an hour Per Hour
Bank Healthcare Assistant | Bank
Do you have a passion for helping others? Does a role in the NHS, supporting crucial mental health services motivate you? This could be the perfect opportunity for you. We are looking for a Healthcare Assistant to join our team at the Forget Me Not Unit in Swandean, Worthing, where you will be ...
£10.90 an hour per hour
Bank RMN Staff/Charge Nurse | Bank
Our Mental Health Trust is seeking committed, positive, compassionate and enthusiastic Band 5 or 6 RMNs to work as part of a dedicated team of professionals that provides the highest standards of care and support to people with acute mental health needs. Our bank nurses support teams across the ...
£14.92 to £18.19 an hour £14.21 per hour for Band 5 18.19 per hour for Band 6
Lead Pharmacist Mental Health- Urgent Care Service Coastal West Sussex | Permanent
Lead Pharmacist Mental Health - Urgent Care Service Coastal West Sussex As part of the Trust clinical transformation, we have been able to secure additional investment for medicines optimisation in patients under the care of the Urgent Care Workstream. This comprises the mental health crisis teams, ...
£48526.00 to £54619.00 a year pa / pro rata for part time
Practitioner Psychologist | Permanent
Come and join our expanding crisis resolution and home treatment service in West Sussex! With national recognition of the importance of treating people in their home environment when experiencing a mental health crisis, West Sussex CRHT teams have received a significant boost in their funding in ...
£41659.00 to £47672.00 a year per annum

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