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Mental Health Nurse/ Registered General Nurse /Occupational Therapist

Band 5

Main area
Secure Services
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Nothside House
£24,214 - £30,112 gross per annum
27/05/2019 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 are looking for enthusiastic Band 5 registered practitioners to join our Service. We provide specialist forensic healthcare in a secure environment so whether you are a RGN, RMN or OT we are interested in you.

We are enthusiastic and motivated and we take pride in supporting people who use our service through their care pathway from acute, rehabilitation to lesser secure environments and eventually community. It is also an exciting time of change for our service which we would like you to be part of driving forward.

This role requires a person who will be proactive, take pride in their work and keen to place Recovery at the heart of all service delivery.

In return we can offer you the full range of NHS benefits which include initially 202.5hrs of holiday entitlement per year including public holidays.

- Cycle scheme tax-free bikes and accessories
- Relocation benefits
- We will work with you to enable you to achieve your validation
- Fully supported post-graduation opportunities
- We will pay your initial DBS check
- Free onsite parking
- Free on site gym

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 are to be confirmed, 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

Melanie Beales


Helen Lawrence