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Senior Community Mental Health Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Forensic Community Mental Health
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Hellesdon Hospital
£30,401 - £37,267 gross per annum
21/05/2019 23:59

Secure Services has consistently been rated “Good” by the CQC in 2016, 2017 & 2018. They said, “Staff we spoke with reported that morale was high with their teams and felt that levels of job satisfaction were high. Staff reported that they felt listened to by their teams and were never afraid to raise issues, as the team or managers addressed them.”

Come and join us on our journey to Outstanding!

A rare opportunity has arisen in the Forensic Community Mental Health Service, covering Norfolk & Suffolk, for an experienced Mental Health Nurse to work as a senior care coordinator. You will be joining a very friendly, supportive and experienced multi-disciplinary team at an exciting time, as we are expanding the team and offering more advice and support to other services and agencies.

With much smaller caseload sizes than generic CMHT’s; you will have the opportunity and time to build positive therapeutic relationships and deliver a range of interventions with Service Users and Carers. You will be well supported to develop your knowledge and skills of working with this particular client group and to deliver evidence based interventions. You will have the opportunity to develop line management skills and be supported to deliver excellent management supervision to junior staff. You will have the opportunity to participate in monthly team business and learning activities and develop lead roles for specific areas of interest. You will be supported to further your skills and knowledge through access to training and education.

This post will be based in Norwich and predominantly cover Norfolk, but there may be requirements to provide cover in the Suffolk area.

If you are interested to know more or are considering an application, please get in touch. We are really happy to discuss the role and help you understand the differences and benefits of working within a Forensic Service.


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 held week commencing 27th May 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

John Clutton - Operational Manager - Tel: 01603 786770 or Email