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Community Mental Health Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Adult Community Mental Health
Band 5
Fixed Term
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
The City Anchorage, Julian Hospital, Bowthorpe Road
£24,214 - £30,112 gross per annum
22/05/2019 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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The Community Adult Mental Health Team based at The City Anchorage, Julian Hospital are looking to recruit an experienced Nurse for an exciting opportunity to work with us for a 6 month fixed term period.

This is a very new role which we are delighted to offer to the right candidate to help us improve and develop new and fresh ways of reaching our Service Users. 

We are looking for a registered Mental Health Nurse who is passionate about delivering effective medical intervention and treatment to Service Users under the ongoing care of The City Adult Mental Health Community Team. 

The person we are searching for believes in Recovery and the needs of the Service User. You will need to display skills in flexible communication and want to go the extra mile for a Service User under this treatment pathway.

You will work alongside, and be part of, the multidisciplinary teams and acts as a spokesperson and intermediary for the Service User to ensure their voice is heard.

You will be able to demonstrate experience in giving depot injections; have a thorough knowledge of medications and their side effects.

This post is a non-case holding post although you will get to know the Service Users well and will input into the Care Plans and risk assessments in order for their treatment to reflect their needs.  


Benefits included with this role are:

  • Free car parking
  • 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 physiotherapy 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. 

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 will be held on 7th June 2019, 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

Elizabeth Smith, Deputy Service Manager

Daniel Shimmin

0300 123 4178

The City Anchorage, Julian Hospital, Bowthorpe Road, NR2 3TD