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Senior Community Mental Health Nurse/Occupational Therapist/Social Worker

Band 6

Main area
Community Mental Health
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Resource Centre, Northgate Hospital
Gt Yarmoth
£30,401 - £37,267 gross per annum
23/07/2019 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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Are you a motivated Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker who always puts people at the heart of everything you do? 

Are you a professional who enjoys working as part of a motivated and forward thinking team as well as embracing the challenge of working autonomously?

Do you want to work in a beautiful coastal area as well as enjoying picturesque rural countryside?

Yarmouth Community Mental Health Team are looking for a new colleague to join them as a Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse/Occupational Therapist/Social Worker.

You will be a qualified professional with experience of working in the community supporting older people and their families. You will demonstrate a sound understanding of your role as a Care Coordinator/Assessor and join our friendly multidisciplinary team who are experienced community practitioners. Your future colleagues would be made up of Mental health nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Assistant Practitioners, Peer Workers and Consultant Psychiatrists. 

Our team provides a community based service to Yarmouth and surrounding villages, and enjoys excellent close working relationships with all statutory and non-statutory partners in developing support for people open to our service.

You will enjoy plenty of opportunities for joint working, training and a sound supervision structure.

This post is available as full time/part time/job share.


  • 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 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)

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

Interview dates are to be confirmed, candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days’ notice, please note this date is provisional and may be subject to change. You will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.

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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

Luis Fittipaldi on 01493 337648