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Community Mental Health Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Home Treatment Team
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
395-AR22-19
Site
ARD London Home Treatment Team (WFHT) L6
Town
London
Salary
£23,023 to £29,608 pa plus HCAS
Closing
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Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

Community Mental Health Nurse Band 5

  • Barking Dagenham & Havering Home Treatment Team is seeking to recruit a band 5 Registered Community Mental Health Nurses.

    Staff is expected to have a very clear understanding of Home Treatment/Crisis Resolution Model of service delivery including Gate keeping and facilitating early discharges from the ward. The candidate must have Drivers Licence and access to a car for HTT role

    The main responsibilities of the post:

    •To ensure that care plans reflect the psychological, emotional, social care, treatment, intervention and risk management needs appropriate to adults with acute mental health problems

 

  • Flexible approach in care provision with focus on choice and social inclusion opportunities

    •To work closely with other disciplines to deliver joined up care

    •Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to listen to others’ views and respect and value individuals from a diverse range of background
  • Medication management.

    Who are NELFT?
    NELFT NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts of its kind in the country. Providing mental health and community services across north east London and parts of Essex, we are committed to making the most of opportunities to work across traditional healthcare boundaries to bring real benefits to our patients and service users.

    Our core aim is to improve the overall health and wellbeing of local people. We work closely with other organisations and are continuously looking to develop innovative, integrated and comprehensive healthcare services that support people out of hospital where possible.

    With an annual budget of more than £300million, we provide care and treatment for a population of approximately 2.8 million people in their own homes, health centres and in hospital. We employ around 6,000 staff.

    The extensive range of specialist services we provide means that it is possible to get a variety of different working experiences within the same organisation.

    NELFT recognises its responsibility to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and protecting them from the risk of harm. We expect all staff to undertake this commitment and applicants will be subject to recruitment processes that support this.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

 

 Starting with NELFT

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

 

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment.  As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham Essex

 

High Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,659 to a maximum of £4,664).

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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

For informal enquiries please contact:
Name: Imran Khan
Job Title: Team Manager

Telephone number: 0300 300 1882  
e-mail address: imran.khan@nelft.nhs.uk

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0300 300 1530 option 2