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Charge Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Acute Mental Health inpatient
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Hellesdon Hospital
£26,565 - £35,577 gross per annum
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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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An opportunity has arisen for a Charge Nurse in the Acute Inpatient Services.

We are looking for an individual who is committed and able to integrate within an established large multi-disciplinary team.

You will need to be enthusiastic and conscientious with experience of working within a mental health setting. You will need to be compassionate, empathetic and sensitive in your approach to people who may be distressed or have a challenging manner within an inpatient environment.

If you have the right values for our organisation we will support you with a programme of training and development.

You will participate in all aspects of care management, and will be responsible for a small team supported by the Clinical Team Leader in making improvements and service delivery to meet the Trust's quality improvement.

As a valued member of staff you will be able to supervise other members of the team. You will be supported in attending statutory and mandatory training, as well as other courses that have a direct relevance to the position. Your performance and development needs will be continually reviewed through management and clinical supervision and the organisations appraisal process.

To find out more about the role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

*Interviews for this post are scheduled for 26th February 2018 (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

Alice Rowe (Acting Clinical team Leader) Waveney ward 01603 421665

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421515