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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Mental Health
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Hellesdon Hospital NR6 5BE
£24,214 - £30,112 gross per annum
24/06/2019 23:59

Do you want to be part of something innovative and exciting within acute mental health care? Looking to move to a city which is voted one of the best small cities in the world for it's arts, history, culture & music scene and stunning countryside?

Calling all aspiring 3rd year students and mental health/learning disabilities nurses both locally and nationally! We are looking for Mental Health & Learning Disability Staff Nurses.

We are working in partnership with the outstanding East London Foundation Trust and want you to join us to be part of a very exciting #NorwichNurseLife scene. In return we will support you in developing your nursing and leadership skills within our wards based in Norwich working for our Acute Inpatient Services.

Our vision is for on-going quality improvement and development. We are dedicated in providing the best outcomes for those using our inpatient mental health services across Central Norfolk. As a service we embrace the principles of Recovery, are committed to #ReducingRestrictivePractice and follow the @safewards model.

We are passionate about delivering care that aims to make a difference for those experiencing acute mental ill health. Working creatively with arts, fitness and music charitable organisations we are supporting service users and staff in transforming our inpatient environments into much brighter, comfortable and therapeutic places.

Our new vision is to ensure that everyone has a role to play - citizens, health professionals, schools, universities, councils, police, employers, voluntary and community groups.

We welcome informal visits from people who may be interested in working alongside us. We are looking for RMN's and RNLD's. If dedication, positivity, engagement, co-production and teamwork are part of your core values we would love to hear from 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)
  • Relocation package if moving from out of area.  
  • Staff physio service
  • Onsite Gym facilities & fitness classes.
  • NHS discounts for local amenities and nationally many more.

To find out more about the job role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

Interview dates are to be confirmed. Please note that candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days' notice for interview. 

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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

Heidi McKay - Matron, Central Norfolk Adult Acute Services (01603 421590)