Mental health and learning disabilities

Specialist mental health and learning disability staffing

Thornbury Nursing Services offers dedicated nursing staffing services, providing unparalleled coverage for healthcare assistants and nursing shifts across England and Wales.

Flexible and scalable staffing support

Our flexible mental health and learning disability staffing services help you navigate workforce challenges and deliver quality care on demand. Whether it’s covering short-term staff sickness or providing sustained support during peak times, we tailor our service to your requirements.

Expert care team

Our highly skilled nursing team is experienced in caring for patients with various conditions. They excel in conducting risk assessments and managing patients with behaviours of distress, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the individuals in their care.

Safeguarding with clinical expertise

Thornbury Nursing Services upholds exceptional care standards that exceed local regulations and guidelines. Our mental health and learning disability placements utilise qualified, experienced nurses and healthcare assistants. Rigorous checks and processes ensure our agency workers meet the criteria based on your services’ needs.

Our team of mental health and learning disability nurses and healthcare assistants possess exceptional qualities that make them stand out.

  • Versatility: Adaptable to individual patient needs, whether working independently or within a team.
  • Resourcefulness: Excel in various settings, including hospitals and communities.
  • Risk assessment and management: Effectively assess risk and manage patients with challenging behaviours with compassion and care.
  • Dedication: Go above and beyond to deliver the best care service, even at short notice.
  • Availability and flexibility: Ready to travel and support clients, providing one-off shifts or longer-term temporary cover.
  • Comprehensive mental health and learning disability support

Our specialist staff have experience in various inpatient settings, including:

  • Children and adolescent mental health or psychiatric units
  • Psychiatric intensive care units
  • Secure facilities
  • Admission and assessment units
  • Rehabilitation units
  • Mother and baby units
  • Eating disorder units
  • Psychiatric rehabilitation units
  • Dementia care
  • Nursing and care homes
  • Drug and alcohol centres
  • Round-the-clock crisis intervention and one-to-one care
  • 24/7 crisis intervention and one-to-one care 

Our mental health and learning nurses and healthcare assistants are available 24/7, bridging rota gaps, covering leave, and providing critical support during peak demand. Benefit from our thorough assessment process to ensure the most suitable professionals for crisis intervention or one-to-one support.

Urgent mental health and learning disability support

We understand the urgency of mental health and learning disability staffing needs, offering immediate and urgent support in various locations, including:

  • People’s homes
  • Schools
  • Holiday camps
  • Residential and community centres
  • Hospitals and day units
  • Specialist mental health, psychiatric, learning, or intellectual disability units
  • Prisons

Rest assured, our experienced nursing team is well-equipped to handle highly challenging behaviour and complex needs with the utmost care and professionalism.

Offender care services in critical situations

Compassion is paramount when caring for individuals in vulnerable situations. Our specialist offender care nurses and healthcare assistants provide unwavering care throughout the justice system, demonstrating extensive experience supporting children, adolescents, and adults in high-pressure environments.

Our mental health nurses and healthcare assistants have experience in various settings, including:

  • Prisons
  • Custody suites and police stations
  • Youth offender services
  • Secure facilities for children and adolescents
  • Court liaison and diversion services
  • Immigration removal centres
  • Children and young people’s secure estate
  • Secure children’s homes
  • Young offenders’ institutions
  • Secure training centres
  • Sexual assault referral centres
  • Custody escorts
  • Enhance capacity with comprehensive mental health staffing

Ensure the safety and wellbeing of your patients with exceptional support from our dedicated team of nurses and healthcare assistants. Get in touch to discuss your mental health, psychiatric and learning disability staffing requirements.

Get in touch

For more information, please call our team on 0333 323 2875. They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.