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Mental Health Nurse/OTherapist/Social Worker

Band 5

Main area
Mental Health
Band 5
Full time
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Great Yarmouth and Waveney Acute Services
Great Yarmouth
£23,023 - £29,608 Gross per annum
21/10/2018 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 excellent opportunity has arisen to join the Great Yarmouth and Waveney Acute Inpatient Team.

The unit provides acute inpatient care for the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust and works closely with the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Teams and other Community Teams to provide an integrated admission and post-discharge service. We are a pro-active team who strive to deliver quality improvement within our service, to do so we are co-working with Service Users and Carers towards less restrictive practice.

We also have a structured day care program that run daily (weekends included) which involves OT staff and Music Therapists working closely with nursing team.

Reflective practice is high on our agenda to help support best practice and implement change. We are keen to develop our staff and always explore avenues for personal development.

If you are highly motivated and passionate about improving the quality of patient care, we would like to welcome you into our multi-disciplinary team.

If you would like to know more about the role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits and in addition:

        • Financial support with relocation cost
        • Flexible working hour
        • Up to 307 hours holiday entitlement (subject to length of service
        • FREE physio service
        • FREE Yoga and Pilates
        • Cycle scheme tax-free bikes and accessories
        • Childcare voucher scheme
        • Support with revalidation
        • Post graduate training opportunities
        • We will pay for your initial DBS check (excluding the annual update service charge of £13)

Interviews will be held on 30/31 October 2018.



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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

Acting Ward Manager - Susana Guerra

Tel: 01493 337823


If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421137