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Senior Community Mental Health Nurse/Occupational Therapist/Social Worker

Band 6

Main area
Adult Community Mental Health
Band 6
Full Time or Part Time available
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The City Anchorage, Julian Hospital
£30,401 - £37,267 gross per annum
22/07/2019 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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Are you a Nurse, Occupational Therapist or a Social worker with an appetite for challenges, a mind for accepting and implementing creative concepts as a Band 6? If so our lively, supportive and diverse Community Mental Health Recovery Team is ready to offer you an exciting opportunity to join us.

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

This is an exciting opportunity to relocate and work 9-5 hrs between Monday to Friday.

The City 1 Community Adult Mental Health Team is looking to employ an enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 Senior Mental Health Nurse/OT/Social Worker.

Are you passionate about promoting recovery and do you hold the values and beliefs in line with the ‘Recovery’ model and ways of working within mental health?

Are you someone who wants a career within Adult Mental Health Care, with a forward thinking Trust and team supporting you?

Our Team and Service is committed to supporting you in developing career pathways within the community and retaining good quality and experienced staff.  

If your answer is 'yes', then City 1 team, who are based in the centre of Norwich City would love to speak to you. We are a very newly formed team looking to do things differently. Our aim is to improve service delivery and service user experience, and outcomes. We have work to do, but we are fully committed and motivated.

Guaranteed opportunity to use your skills in a job you were trained to do as a Band 6 Case Holder.

Percy Mupemhi and his team are offering the opportunity to join them in their challenge to deliver a Service based on the Recovery principles.

Are you someone who wants a career within Adult Mental Health Care, with a forward thinking Trust and team supporting you?

The successful candidates will hold a current Professional qualification as a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist or a Social worker with an appetite for creative thinking in the face of challenges, a mind prepared for early adoption of change and innovation. If this is you and you have a passion for mental health and the energy to want to work in a  supportive and diverse Community Mental Health Recovery Team then your seat is ready for you with us.

The City Adult Community Team has been identified as the Early Adopter site for the newly commissioned Personality Disorder pathway which in itself is bringing exciting opportunities for training and working collectively and therapeutically.

The Team will be holding a welcome day for anyone who is interested in the work they are doing and to find out more about the life in City 1 team. So before you decide to apply now, come to The City Anchorage, Julian Hospital on Thursday 11th July to meet your new manager and Team.

Give Percy a call on 03001234178 to discuss and let us know when to expect you.


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.

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 on the 31st July, 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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*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

Percy Mupemhi - Tel: 03000 1234178