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Community Mental Health Nurse with Recruitment Incentive

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health Community Services
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Colne House, 21 Upton Road, Watford WD18 0JP
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
21/02/2019 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 can offer you a competitive salary, staff benefits package and excellent career development and training that comes from working for Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust . In addition this post attracts a £6,000 Recruitment & Retention premia. T&C’s apply.

We have opportunities for experienced nurses to join our well established community mental health service in Watford.  If you can demonstrate passion, commitment and  enthusiasm for the delivery of quality care and support for service users and carers, we want to hear from you. 

We are seeking innovative nurses who can provide effective support and interventions to adults with mental health conditions who:

Work collaboratively with service users in developing recovery goals and plans

Work in partnership with social work colleagues in delivering requirements of the Care Act to support the recovery of service users and support to carers.

Work autonomously and demonstrate decision making skills to satisfy the expectations of the role.

Contribute to  service development working jointly with other agencies.

Provide specific nursing interventions and contribute to multi-disciplinary clinical discussions, care planning and assessments.

Supervision of junior nursing staff and students as delegated by the Team Manager.

Contribute to assessment clinic, nurse led clinic rota's and duty worker rota.

In return we offer regular supervision, access to regular nursing and MDT support and the chance to work in a lively supportive team. The area is well served with transport infrastructure  to London and  further afield. Hertfordshire is a diverse county offering cultural pursuits, market towns, beautiful countryside and historical sites. 

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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

Trevor Parsons Clinical Nurse Specialist or Victoria Sharman, Community Clinical Nurse Lead on 01923 837000