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Senior Community Mental Health Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Early Intervention in Psychosis
Band 6
Fixed Term
22.5 hours per week
Job ref
Northgate Hosipital
Great Yarmouth
£28,050 - £34,644 pro rata
20/01/2019 23:59

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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An opportunity has arisen for an experienced mental health practitioner to work within an Early Intervention in Psychosis service. We are looking for an enthusiastic person with experience of working within community settings, to apply for a four-month band 6 secondment within our service. 

The job role will depend on the your knowledge, experience and needs, but may include:

- Care coordination / case management work, where shorter-term input is appropriate;

- Time-limited clinical work (e.g. assessment work, duty cover, depot provision);

- Involvement in wider, ongoing service development work (e.g. physical health clinic, improving links with primary care);

- Training / education within the team;

- Co-facilitation of groups (e.g. carer / relative support groups);

- Involvement in family interventions.  


Benefits included with this role are:-

  • NHS pension
  • A comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • Career progression
  • Starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • Staff physio service
  • Gym membership
  • NHS discounts and many more.

To find out more about the job role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

Interviews are due to be held on 28 January 2019 (subject to change).

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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

Charlotte White, Clinical Team Leader, 01493 337929

Peter Cairns, Clinical Psychologist, 01493 337929

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421137