- Band 6
- Full Time 37.5 Hours per Week
- Thorpe Coombe Hospital
- Waltham Forest
- £28,050 - £36,644 pa (plus HCAS)
- 16/11/2018 23:59
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.
The Community Recovery team in Waltham Forest is looking to recruit a community mental health nurse . The post holder will be working within a dynamic and friendly multi-disciplinary team. Applicants will have at least 2 years’ experience of working within mental health setting and will possess excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills as well as evidence based knowledge of working in the Recovery Model framework.
The service is undergoing some exciting changes and will be participating in the national Open Dialogue research trial in 2019 . The Successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside colleagues in the newly formed Open Dialogue cluster . We are also working on Quality Improvement projects and successful candidates will have the opportunity to participate in the projects and apply for QI training and development initiatives
From October 2019 the team will be moving into a brand new purpose built health and well being centre . You will be working as part of our multi-disciplinary team and will care coordinate a caseload of service users that have complex and challenging needs. As a nurse you will have the opportunity to work within the wellness clinic to deliver physical and mental health interventions
We require good IT skills and knowledge of using electronic recording systems. It is essential that you are willing to work flexibly within the demand of service.
You will work closely within a multi disciplinary team and other agencies to deliver recovery focused health and social care interventions that includes managing risk and the Safeguarding of vulnerable adults.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide managerial supervision to junior colleagues, mentor MDT students and participate in on-going educational forums.
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).
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.
Starting with NELFT
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).
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.
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
Suzette Goodlitt , Clinical Lead
If you have problems applying, contact
- 0300 300 1530 option 2