Community Mental Health Nurse, Band 5

Job ID: 839576
Location: Church Road, Harold Wood
Category: Health
Salary: 21,909 - 28,462 pa plus HCA negotiable
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Job Reference: 395-HV07-17-C

Employer:North East London NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Mental HealthLocation:Church Road, Harold WoodSalary:21,909 - 28,462 pa plus HCA

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.

Band 5 CMHN

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 CMHN working within Havering Community Recovery Team. This is a multidisciplinary mental health team which includes members of the following groups: Psychiatrists, Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Support Time & Recovery (STR) workers, and administrative / clerical staff. We work closely with a range of statutory and voluntary partners such as Inpatient Services, Home Treatment Teams, MIND, and specialist drug and alcohol, personality disorder services and psychological therapies.

CMHNs work as integrated members of the multi-disciplinary team and contribute their unique professional skills, supporting service users to increase their independence and achieve their personal goals while adhering to the principles of Recovery and Social Inclusion. CMHNs measure outcomes and actively develops professional practice through CPD groups. All CMHNs receive professional supervision from a senior CMHN .

NELFT has Foundation Trust status and has acquired new businesses and services, and has expanded to become a very successful organisation with over 7,000 staff, which provides excellent opportunities for professional development, diversification and promotion.

The successful applicant will:
Be currently registered with the NMC.
Have strong clinical reasoning and experience in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing interventions.
Be committed to multidisciplinary work, and be able to work positively to support the manager, Nursing staff, and other team members.

The main responsibilities of the post:
To apply clinical reasoning skills in order to offer Nursing interventions in a range of settings under supervision from a senior CMHN in care co-ordinating a caseload .

To manage frequent distressing clinical interactions with service users with a range of health conditions. Build and maintain excellent communication with other members of the MDT and other agencies, to promote the CMHN role within the team for the benefit of the service users.

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. If you are shortlisted and invited for interview, you will be required to undertake the assessment.

For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Lucky Akpotor - Clinical Lead

0300 555 1083

As an employee of NELFT, you will receive the following benefits:

& middot; Excellent working environments in a mix of state of the art and historic buildings
& middot; Agile working with outstanding ICT support
& middot; A long-standing and award-winning approach to Equality and Diversity with supportive networks for ethnic minority staff, staff with disabilities and LGBT staff
& middot; Staff Benefits including NHS Pension, childcare vouchers, a salary sacrifice car scheme, the MyTrustBenefits discount scheme, cycle scheme and Annual Leave Sale / Purchase scheme, trade union membership and a range of ambassadorial roles
& middot; A focus on staff health and wellbeing featuring subsidised gym membership, access to Mindfulness, walking groups and other wellbeing support.

We have signed the skills pledge and are an accredited Improving Working Lives organisation. We are committed to staff development and offer opportunities which include a wide range of training options and an active Quality Improvement Programme
Equal opportunities employer
We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity, are Disability Confident and therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community, people of all protected characteristics.

Correspondence with us
You are advised to regularly check your emails (including any junk mail/spam folders) for correspondence related to this post.

In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, NELFT reserves the right to close the vacancy early. If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date then please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
UK Registration
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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:37.5 per weekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:5Staff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:Mental Health

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:01/10/2017

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* Guidance notes on completing your application form.
* Information on Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks
* Out and about in Barking
* Out and about in Havering
* Out and about in Redbridge
* Out and about in Waltham Forest

Further links

* NELFT Website
* NELFT Vacancies
* Mindful Employer
* South West Essex Community Services website
* London Borough of Barking and Dagenham website
* London Borough of Havering Website
* London Borough of Redbridge Website
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