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Senior Community Mental Health Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Adult Mental Health
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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The City Anchorage, Julian Hospital
£26,565 - £35,577 gross per annum
20/02/2018 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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The Norwich Adult Community Mental Health Teams (Norwich City CCG) are currently looking for Mental Health Nurses to deliver high quality mental health 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 case-holder for several community service users, using a CPA approach, with oversight from a supportive multi-disciplinary team.

This role will be operated from the Julian Hospital base in Norwich, and you will need to have the ability to travel independently.

Our services use a recovery focused approach to working with people who use our services. Recovery in mental health is about building a meaningful and satisfying life whether or not there are symptoms or mental health difficulties. A recovery approach focuses on an individual’s strength, skills and personal goals. This is different from traditional “treat and cure” mental health services in which recovery usually means being symptom free. Although there are many people who will be able be able to recover fully from a mental health problem , there are others who will have on-going symptoms and periods of relapse. Recovery oriented services recognise that every individual is different and recovery means different things to different people.

Tell us about what you’ll be able to bring to our service to enhance the lives of our service users on the application form and help us to make a difference.

For more information about the role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

*Interviews for this post are scheduled to be held on 2nd March 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

If you require more information on this post please contact Dan Shimmin, Acting Deputy Service Manager on 0300 1234 178.

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421515