Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.
We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!
Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook
JOB DESCRIPTION/PERSON SPECIFICATION Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed. YOUR APPLICATION It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.
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Bury St Edmunds is a developing market town situated in the heart of West Suffolk. It has a delightful retail and leisure area located in amongst the historical sites and buildings of the town. The Community Mental Health Team sits on the edge of the town, ideally located for accessing the local villages and surrounding areas. Bury St Edmunds has good transport links to local cities, Ipswich Cambridge and London, accessible via trains and buses.
The Neurodevelopmental team assess and offers a variety of evidence based interventions to people with a learning disability aged 18 and over. The team has been developing ways of working which help to identify the types of needs that arise for people with a learning disability and their carers and channel resources appropriately.
The team consists of nurses, assistant practitioners, psychologists, art therapist and doctors who work well together and are supportive and responsive. There are processes to review our work, to develop areas of good practice and support learning and development of staff.
We are looking for a nurse with experience and skills working alongside people with a learning disability, their families and carers. We are looking for a nurse with experience of working with people with a learning disability, however community experience is not necessary.
Benefits included with this role are:-
To find out more about the role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!
Interviews are to be confirmed (subject to change).
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EQUAL OPPORTUNITIESApart from its legal duties in relation to equality and diversity, the Trust recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Two Ticks - Guaranteed Interview Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECK (formerly CRB) FOR POSTS WITH DIRECT SERVICE USER CONTACT - Please be advised that due to recent changes in the DBS Service, organisations no longer receive copies of DBS Disclosures – these are sent directly to candidates only. Therefore, it will be your responsibility, if successful, to ensure that this is taken to the appointing officer as soon as you receive it. Alternatively, if you have subscribed to the update service, we will be able to check your status once we have your authority to do so.
The Trust has now introduced a DBS Update Service which is a contractual requirement. You need to subscribe when you have applied for your DBS clearance and there is a time limit to subscribe of 19 days after receipt of your DBS disclosure. Please ensure that this is completed within the set time scale.
This update service is an annual subscription at a cost of £13 to you. This will enable the Trust to have instant online access to your DBS record, with your consent, and so will remove the need for you to have to apply for this repeat check again.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Kate Meachen Clinical Team Lead - 01284 733188 - Neurodevelopmental and OPS
Emma Jennings, Community Nurse - 01284 733188
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