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Mental Health Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Mental Health
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Chatterton House
kings Lynn
£22,128 - £28,746 pro rata
28/05/2018 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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An opportunity has arisen to join the West Norfolk Adult Community Team

Here at  Chatterton House  we are looking for individuals who are committed and able to integrate within an established multi-disciplinary team within the adult community . The team consists of a long term treatment team, a flexible assertive team and a brief intervention team along with the main adult community team.

You will be required to undertake assessments , care planning and risk assessments. You will also be on a duty and assessment rota.

You main role will be as a lead care professional and will be responsible for a defined case load  

 The adult community provides a service for those aged 26yrs and above.

We will provide a Trust/ Local induction, Regular supervision and Statutory training  

- Physical health screening and assessment

Working as a staff nurse within this clinical area, will provide you with an opportunity to work with some of the most complex mental health conditions, whilst supporting service users through their recovery  journey .

If you have the right values for our organisation we will support you with a programme of training and development.

You will participate in all aspects of care management, as directed by the Care Programme Approach. You will embrace the principles of recovery and adopt a person centred approach in all aspects of  work with service users and carers.

If Adult community  sounds like the place for you, then please apply today!

This position is also subject to a recruitment premium of £3k.  

For more information about the role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

Interviews for this post are due to be held on 4 June 2018 (subject to change).

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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

Deputy Service Manager - Stephanie Payne

T:  01553 736068


If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421137