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Band 5 - Mental Health Nurses

Band 5

Main area
Mental Health
Band 5
37.5 Hours per week
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Norfolk or Suffolk - Various Locations
Various locations across Norfolk and Suffolk
£22,128 - £28,746 gross per annum
04/03/2018 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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PLEASE NOTE: If you use a hotmail, msn or yahoo e-mail account, you will need to check your "junk" mail regularly as these email providers will divert any communication from this Trust straight into your " junk" inbox.


Whether you’re an experienced RMN or you are taking your first steps in the profession, we’ve got a lot to offer you………..

Are you passionate about excellence in patient care?

 Do you want to work in an organisation that lives by its values of working positively, respectfully and together?


If the answer is "YES" then we would like to hear from you!


Why work for us?

Exciting career development opportunities are available for both experienced RMNs and recently qualified nurses. (LD and RG Nurses may also be considered).

Opportunities are available within a range of inpatient and community services in sites across the beautiful counties of Norfolk and Suffolk*, in the East of England. Specialities include:

  • Adult Acute
  • Adult Community
  • Older Persons
  • Secure Services
  • Children and Young People
  • Psychiatric Liaison
  • Eating Disorders


In return for your skills, we are fully committed to assisting you to meet your professional development needs and enabling you to provide high standards of care, in a supportive environment. In exchange for your skills, experience, care, compassion and commitment, the Trust offers:

  • A £3,000 recruitment premium**
  • A competitive relocation package
  • Excellent NHS pension scheme and benefits
  • Training, development and research opportunities
  • Newly qualified preceptorship programme and Academy
  • Rotational opportunities
  • Full and part-time working
  • Discounts with high street retailers / car dealerships / holidays etc.


Our locations

Living in Norfolk or Suffolk allows you to combine a rewarding career with a high quality lifestyle. Whether you prefer living in a cosmopolitan city, a small market town, a remote rural location or by the sea, Norfolk and Suffolk has it all. House prices are competitive, schools are good, some areas with top rating schools, and the crime rate is very low.


Our services cover the following locations:

  • Central Norfolk (Locations in and around the city of Norwich)
  • Great Yarmouth and Waveney (Various locations, on the coast including Lowestoft)
  • West Norfolk (Kings Lynn, a town in the west of the county)
  • East Suffolk (Locations in and around Ipswich, easily accessible by train from London)
  • West Suffolk (Bury St Edmunds, a beautiful town between Ipswich and Cambridge)


** Only applicable in some service areas

Please visit our website to hear from some of our current nurses on why they work here and on some of our services. You can also visit our Facebook page NSFTjobs.

Click ‘Apply’ to start your candidate experience.


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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

Please call the Recruitment Team on 01603 421137 or email

The Recruitment team will answer any queries or coordinate with the appropriate person where needed.



If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421137