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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Mental Health
Band 5
37.50 hours per week
Job ref
Yare Ward, Hellesdon Hospital
£24,214 - £30,112 gross per annum
27/08/2019 23:59

The Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are delighted to announce the opening of Yare Ward, a new acute admissions assessment ward situated at Hellesdon Hospital for acute mental illnesses. The opening of the new ward brings new and exciting opportunities for both internal and external candidates.

NSFT provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability support, 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!

We are looking for passionate, motivated and inspirational Staff Nurses to join the team on Yare Ward.

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced clinicians with a strong background in mental health and passion to provide the best quality care. This would be an exciting time to join the new team, and we welcome applications from newly qualified Nurses and those soon to qualify.

If you are passionate about providing high quality care and wish to make a positive difference to service users and colleagues alike, then we would love to hear from you! You will play a vital role in helping to develop the service to provide holistic care and support to service users and carers. Are you proactive, positive and professional? Help us to get better together.

To discuss this fantastic opportunity further, please call John Bingham on 07917093865.


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.

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

John Bingham - or 07917093865