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Mental Health Nurse-Home Treatment Team West

Band 6

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Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Wedgwood House
Bury St Edmunds
£26,565 - £35,577 gross per annum
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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

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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At Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust we provide mental health, secure, substance misuse and learning disability services across Norfolk and Suffolk. We believe in recovery and wellbeing, and we promote physical health, strong relationships and a balance between treatment and continuing an active life.

With around 4,000 staff, we are one of the largest mental health Trusts in the country. Through the provision and co-ordination of cost-effective, high-quality services, with a commitment to research and innovation, we are striving to become a national leader in mental health, wellbeing and whole life care.

The Home Treatment Team based at Wedgwood House is currently seeking enthusiastic band 6 mental health practitioners to join their dynamic multidisciplinary team. The successful applicant will be working in an environment that is currently going through a period of exciting development and change.

The team benefits from a Consultant Psychiatrist, Prescriber, Social Workers, Nurses and Occupational Therapists with input from Clinical Psychologists. We cover the West Suffolk locality and the job role entails visiting people in their own homes with the aim of providing an alternative to hospital admission. We work closely with both community and inpatient teams across the locality.

Applicants will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, proven ability to be self-motivated and committed to developing high quality standards of work. We will provide a full induction on recruitment. We have a genuine commitment to training and development with an extensive teaching matrix and protected time for managerial and clinical supervision supported by psychology input. We are proud of our culture of honesty, team involvement/ownership to both patient care and job satisfaction.

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

If this post interests you and you would like further information, or a visit to the ward, please contact Dawn Abbs on 01284 719724.

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421137