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Mental Health Nurse

Band 5

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Mental Health Nursing
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Foxhall House
£24,214 - £30,112 gross per annum
25/07/2019 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 able to work positively as part of a team, dedicated to providing mental health services?

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic registered Mental Health Nurse to join us on Foxhall House, Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust's Low Secure Services. 

We are a responsive, innovative and dynamic award winning team, delivering expert care to offending males or males who are at risk of offending through the use of specialised care planning and risk assessment tools. Foxhall House provides inpatient services for a large geographical area which includes both rural and suburban catchments. You will be working as part of a inclusive multi-disciplinary team providing a wide range of interventions for males with a wide range of mental health needs.

Foxhall House offers opportunities to develop unique skills and knowledge through specialist training in secure services, mentoring and career development. We are a friendly and supportive service, recognising staff achievements and encourage initiatives and new ways of working. As a qualified nurse, you will have the opportunity to develop core nursing values and confidence in practice, supported by experienced and skilled mentors. If you feel that you could make a difference and would like to work with this award winning team, please apply.

*This post attracts a recruitment premium of £3,000.  This is a one off payment with half paid on appointment and half paid after the completion of a satisfactory probation period (6 months).  The premium is taxable.  Please note that should you leave employment, or choose to move to an alternative post within the Trust that does not attract this recruitment premium, you will be required to reimburse all or some it, as follows:  100% of the value of the premium in the first 12 months; 50% of the value of the premium in the period 12 months to 2 years following appointment.*


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!

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!

Interviews 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

Lindsay Sadler, Clinical Team Leader (Foxhall House) 

Benn Green, Charge Nurse


Charlotte Molloy, Charge Nurse