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Community Mental Health Nurse

Band 6

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Community Mental Health
Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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99 Waverley Road
St. Albans
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum, pro rata + 5% of basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £1,066 and a maximum payment of £1,845
Salary period
28/09/2021 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.

Come Join our dynamic Community teams and work for an Outstanding Trust!

We have exciting opportunities for an experienced nurse to join us in delivering high quality community mental health care within the North West of Hertfordshire. Our services cover the localities of North West

The area is well served with transport links to historic Hertfordshire and its glorious countryside as well as into London and beyond.

We have vacancies in our multi-disciplinary Community Mental Health Team serving the needs of people within these diverse localities.

We are seeking enthusiastic, a compassionate nurse  who holds  a strong belief in recovery for people with severe and enduring mental health problems. Our Community Mental Health Nurses hold a caseload and undertake the role of care coordinator for those with varied complex mental health and social care needs and social care needs, complete Initial assessments and cover duty.  

Our teams are continuously progressing so there will be plenty of opportunities for you to get involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives and exciting new projects working a long side a multitude of agencies.

You will also provide assessment and specific interventions to meet the needs of service users, their carers and families. It is expected that you will be a flexible practitioner who enjoys new challenges in meeting the developing needs of the service and our service users.

An excellent understanding of the issues people with mental health needs may experience is essential for this post as is a good understanding of Care Programme Approach, Care Management and Safeguarding. You will carry out interventions to a standard that ensures safe and effective care and complies with the NMC Code.

You may be an experienced nurse seeking a change in direction in your career or be a Band 5 nurse and wish to progress in your career.

At HPFT our staff are our most important resource and we offer:
• a thorough induction to your role and team
• regular, good quality supervision
• access to Lead Nurse for your area promoting professional development
• a range of developmental opportunities to support you to grow in your profession and your practice
• the opportunity to apply to work flexibly so that you can balance your work with your life outside work
• strong values – we’re a welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional organisation



Trust IDMenopause Friendly EmployerMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident employerCare quality commission - OutstandingStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Ruth Penfold
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