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Senior Mental Health Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Adult mental health, community
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Newmarket Hospital
Newmarker, Suffolk
£26,565 - £35,577 gross per annum
28/01/2018 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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Bury North Integrated Delivery Team, Adult pathway are looking for a senior mental health Nurse to deliver high quality treatment in collaboration with our service users and carers. You will be responsible for developing care plans that promote recovery, social inclusion, occupational support and independence.

As a mental health nurse you would be the responsible for a diverse case load using a CPA approach and with the oversight of a supportive multidisciplinary team.

Our service uses a recovery focused approach. This is about helping our service users to lead meaningful and satisfying life. It is about building on individuals strengths, skills and personal goals. Recovery is not always about being symptom free, although there are many people who will recover fully from a mental health problem. There are others who will have on going symptoms and periods of relapse. Recovery orientated services recognise that every individual is different and recovery means different things to different people.

We would also like a team player who has strong leadership skills and can support the clinical team leader in the smooth day to day running of the Team.

Tell us about what you could bring to our services to enhance the lives of our service users and help us to make a difference.

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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

For further information on this role please contact ,

Karen Dawson, Clinical Team Leader. 01638 558650

Vanessa Price Deputy Service Manager 01638 558650

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421137