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Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team - CPN

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Colne House, 21 Upton road. Watford. WD18 0JP
Colne House, Watford
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
27/03/2019 23:59

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire, which you can find below. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form.

We are looking for an experienced mental health nurse, to join our busy and dynamic Crisis Assessment and Treatment team based in Watford. 

The team undertakes urgent assessment of people with acute mental health problems and provide home treatment as an alternative to admission. The job is varied and challenging; it offers the opportunity to work in a range of settings, with people with a variety of mental health issues and to develop assessment skills. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team, working closely with your colleagues to provide safe and effective treatment.

You will need to have relevant mental health experience, either in the community or in acute setting, able to assess service users with mental health problem and able to offer crisis resolution and management.

As a University Trust, we have close links to the University of Hertfordshire, providing excellent learning and development opportunities for staff, as well as strengthening clinical research. 

HPFT is committed to help staff to keep a work-life balance, we welcome applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.

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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

Owais Ahmed, Service Manager on 01442 450750