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Community Mental Health Nurse/Occupational Therapist/Social Worker

Band 5

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Nurse/Occupational Therapiest/Social Worker
Band 5
30 hours per week
Job ref
Mariner House
£23,023 - £29.608 pro rata
24/01/2019 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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Here in the Ipswich Integrated Delivery Team (IDT) we are responsible for the coordinated delivery of Community Mental Health services within the Ipswich locality. The IDT provides clinical interventions to address complex mental health needs through a range of qualified and experienced clinicians including doctors, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, support workers, psychologists and psychological therapists.

An exciting opportunity has now arisen for a Band 5 Community Mental Health Nurse to work within the Complexity in Later Life Pathway of the Ipswich IDT. The post will involve working alongside service-users and their carers/families in a recovery-focused way. You will work within the Care Programme Approach to assess and review service user needs and provide interventions under Recovery Model.

In return you can expect to work as part of a highly supportive multidisciplinary team with access to regular supervision and yearly appraisal. A wide range of training opportunities are available depending upon your learning and development needs.


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!

Interviews are due to be held from 31st January 2019 (subject to change).

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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

Magda Turczyn on 01473 341100.

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421431