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Community Mental Health Nurse

Band 5

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Community Mental Health
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Chatterton House
Kings Lynn
£23,023 - £29,608 gross per annum
20/12/2018 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 a highly motivated, passionate and skilled Mental Health Nurse or Occupational Therapist?

Do you believe in keeping Service Users and Carers at the heart of everything you do?

Are you interested in developing your leadership skills whilst in a clinical role?

Would you like to work in well supported, dynamic, enthusiastic recovery focused multi-disciplinary community team?

Kings Lynn Community Mental Health Team is looking for 2 Mental Health Nurses or Occupational Therapists to work within the Adult Pathway. The pathway works with adults experiencing a wide range significant mental health conditions, using a recovery focused and socially inclusive approach. The team uses a formulation model, delivering a wide range of evidence based individual and group interventions. We have strong links with the Recovery College, with team members co-producing courses alongside Service User and Carer colleagues.

You will be joining a committed, enthusiastic and recovery focused multi-disciplinary team, which covers West Norfolk. You will be supported and developed to deliver evidence based individual and group interventions to a wide range of service users, their families and carers. You will be supported to further your skills, knowledge and career through access to training and education.


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 on early  3rd January 2019

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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

Lesley Charlton, Deputy Service Manager -


If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421137