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Mental Health Nurse

Band 5

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Mental Health
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Julian Hospital, Hammerton Court
£23,023 - £29,608 gross per annum
20/01/2019 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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We will support registered mental health nurses, registered general nurses and registered learning disability nurses by encouraging you to continue with an area you are passionate about. We can provide in house and external training on topics such as wound care, diabetes, Mental Health Act and dementia care mapping.

Reed ward are offering you the opportunity to work in a fun and supportive team that will equip you with new knowledge and help you to build confidence in your career.

As a team we have the opportunity to work independently but come together as a team, by sharing our knowledge learnt and respecting each other by communicating effectively. We hold regular team meetings that encourage staff to be open and honest, a forum to have your voice heard.

We already have nurses from all disciplines as registered mental health, general and learning disability nurses. There is an area of interest for everyone to get involved with and enhance your career progression. 

There is a new and innovative training model implemented by the NMC that is based on coaching that will be used on the ward that you will have the opportunity to be a part of to deliver to student nurses.


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 physiotherpay 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!

Interviews are TBC.

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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

Pei Kearney at

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421431