As a Reserve Mental Health Nurse in Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps, you'll help keep soldiers and their families fit and healthy as part of a team working in a diverse range of clinical environments. You'll treat patients everywhere from community mental health facilities on military bases to field hospitals in operational environments and have the opportunity to work in management, training and administration. You'll enjoy access to outstanding learning and development opportunities, and take part in sport and Adventurous Training.
Find where you belong.
As a Registered Mental Health Nurse, you'll be part of a team that provides the highest standard of care. Army nursing can be tough, so we'll give you the best possible military and professional training. You can develop your skills throughout your career with further study up to and beyond MSc level, funded by us. It's not all hard work though. You'll also get to travel, take part in Adventure Training and play sports for the Army. With a competitive salary, non-contributory pension and free healthcare too, you'll get great rewards - and an amazing experience.
Opportunities to commission as an Officer depend upon your knowledge, skills and experience. During your Army Mental Health Nursing application we will advise and support you in making the right career choice for you so that you can realise your true potential.
Step 1 - Your military training will take place both with your Unit and at Military Training Centres located across the UK
JOIN AS A STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH NURSE
You can join the Army Reserve as a Student Mental Health Nurse, however, until you complete your Nurse training and are registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) you will fulfil an alternative role within the medical unit of your choice.
On successful entry into the Army Medical Services Reserve you will be eligible to apply for consideration in CPD for Professional Qualifications commensurate to Role within with the Army Medical Services.
WHAT YOU’LL GET
Become a Reserve Mental Health Nurse and you’ll:
- Be paid on a daily rate commensurate to your qualifications, this includes being paid for weekly drill nights.
- Be entitled to a tax-free lump sum called a bounty if you complete all of your annual training days
- Take part in Adventurous Training and be able to play your favourite sports.
BELONG TO SOMETHING THAT MATTERS.
You should be:
- Army Reserve age:
- New enlistments: 17.9 – 49.6 years
- Mid-Thigh Pull 96kg
- Medicine Ball Throw 3.1m
- 2km run 11m 15seconds
Our next deadline for application is 31st March 2023, with further opportunities ongoing throughout the year.
FIND WHERE YOU BELONG.