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Community Mental Health Nurse/Occupational Therapist/Social Worker

Band 5

Main area
Community Nursing
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full and part time hours available
Job ref
246-GYW1867021-A
Site
Victoria House
Town
Lowestoft
Salary
£30,401 - £37,267 gross per annum
Closing
22/08/2019 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

JOB DESCRIPTION/PERSON SPECIFICATION
Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

YOUR APPLICATION
It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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PLEASE NOTE: If you use a hotmail, msn or yahoo e-mail account, you will need to check your "junk" mail regularly as these email providers will divert any communication from this Trust straight into your " junk" inbox.


 

Are you someone who feels passionately about delivering an effective mental health service?

Are you a registered Mental Health Nurse/Occupational Therapist/Social Worker or going to be newly qualified soon? 

Are you looking to further develop your mental health skills and interested in delivering holistic innovative and qualitative practice?

The Waveney Recovery Team in Lowestoft are keen to meet you! We are a supportive multidisciplinary community mental health team who together work hard to support those with secondary mental health needs in Lowestoft and surrounding market towns in Waveney. The team consists of Nurses, Occupational Therapists, and Social workers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Assistant practitioners, Peer workers, support workers and administrative staff.

We are looking for a new colleague to work within the team in the delivery of recovery focused interventions within Victoria House, implementing the Recovery Model, using the Care Programme Approach. We are looking for someone who understands mental health and will be willing as part of their development to acquire appropriate skills for working in an Adult Community Team.  We can offer further training in different areas and will support people through any transition requirements after qualification. We work very closely in partnership with our service users and carers to ensure a co-produced service. 

We welcome people who would like a chance to look round and meet the Team Manager. So please do give us a call on the number below. We are advertising a full time post and part time post, whereby we are happy to discuss with interested candidates a reduction in agreed hours of work if required. What matters to us is the right candidate. We look forward to hearing from you.

Benefits

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
  • NHS discounts and many more.

Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.

NSFT is committed to lifelong learning and continuous professional development (CPD) for its entire staff. There are a variety of definitions of CPD across the professions but it is usually taken to mean learning activities which update existing skills.

CPD is determined through appraisal with a personal development plan agreed between an individual and their manager, with the commitment of the necessary time and resources.

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

Sharon Rose-Duke - Clinical Team Manager on 01502 532100