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Senior Mental Health Nurse/Social Worker/Occupational Health Worker

Band 6

Main area
Nursing and Midwifery
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Northgate Hospital
Great Yarmouth
£28,050 to £36,644 Gross per annum
24/02/2019 23:59
Interview date

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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Are you motivated and compassionate about supporting people with mental health conditions in their recovery?

Can you think creatively to develop person-centred care plans in partnership with service users?

Are you able to remain calm and positive in a busy work environment?

If that sounds like you then we’d love to hear from you!

Our Recovery focused Community Mental Health Team based in the Resource Centre at Northgate Hospital, Great Yarmouth is developing their service.

The team has vacancies for band 6 colleagues (qualified mental health nurses, occupational therapists or social workers). We are proud of our responsive community team and robust stepped up care system. Within this role you will have the opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team supporting people aged 25 upwards with severe and/or enduring mental health problems. We are a friendly and supportive team following the principles of recovery and social inclusion.

The team uses case formulation, caseload management, daily triage of referrals and a qualitative program from our locally delivered Recovery College. Successful candidates would have plenty of opportunities to be involved in creative co-produced service development such as our developing Recovery Information Centre, and partnership working with third sector providers. As a senior team member you will complete assessments, hold a complex caseload and provide supervision to team members as well as contributing fully to the work of the team.

Career development and progression is both encouraged and supported with access to professional training supported by the Locality and opportunities to work with a variety of professional colleagues such as peer workers, psychological therapists and advanced nurse practitioners to develop your skills.

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 307.5 hours holiday entitlement (subject to length of service
  • FREE physio service
  • FREE Yoga and Pilate
  • 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)

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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

Do make a time to visit for an informal look round. Ring either Luis Fittipaldi or Ruth Terry on 01493 337940 or email either or

Interview will be held on 15th March 2019 (Subject to change).

Please note that the interview date is provisional and may be subject to change.

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421137