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Senior Community Mental Health Nurse/Occupational Therapist/Social Worker

Band 6

Main area
Acute Mental Health - Crisis Care
Band 6
Full time or Part time available
Job ref
Hellesdon Hospital
£30,401 - £37,267 gross per annum
21/07/2019 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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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 looking for a new career in 2019?

Do you want a role that offers job satisfaction and challenges where no day is the same?

If so, then we want to hear from you!

The Crisis Response and Home Treatment Team are looking to recruit compassionate, dedicated and conscientious individuals who want to make a positive difference to adults experiencing mental distress and mental health crisis.

You will work within a multidisciplinary team providing care, treatment and assessment to patients both at base and in their own homes.

There is an expectation that you will have the ability to clinically lead care delivery and will be proficient in clinical care including care/discharge planning, risk assessment, admission prevention, environmental health & safety, Mental Health Act work and physical health care.

It is essential that senior staff working within the CRHT team are positive role models and that they adhere to the philosophy of providing support and care in the least restrictive environment.

In return for your skills, we are fully committed to assisting you to meet your professional development needs and enabling you to provide high standards of care, in a supportive environment. In exchange for your skills, experience, care, compassion and commitment, the Trust offers:

  • Excellent NHS pension scheme and benefits
  • Training, development and research opportunities
  • Newly qualified preceptorship programme and Academy
  • Rotational opportunities
  • Full and part-time working
  • Discounts with high street retailers / car dealerships / holidays etc.

Our location

Living in Norfolk allows you to combine a rewarding career with a high quality lifestyle. Whether you prefer living in a cosmopolitan city, a small market town, a remote rural location or by the sea, Norfolk has it all. House prices are competitive, schools are good and the crime rate is very low.

Please visit our website to hear from some of our current nurses on why they work here and on some of our services. You can also visit our Facebook page NSFTjobs.

Click ‘Apply’ to start your candidate experience.


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.

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!

Interview date is yet 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.

Please visit our Facebook and Twitter page @NSFTjobs

*Please note that you must have a full, valid driving license to apply for this position

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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

Cameron Thomson - Team Manager


George Garamukanwa - Team Manager


T: 01603 786706

Zoe Charles - Deputy Service Manager


T: 01603 786795