Senior Community Mental Health Nurse

Northallerton, North Yorkshire, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
2 Dec 2019
1 Jan 2020

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to join a well established Community Mental Health Team in Hambleton and Richmond that has recently undergone a transformation of services. This is a permanent, full-time position.

The successful candidate will be joining a motivated and supportive team, committed to delivering a high quality patient centred service and to working towards improving quality and effectiveness.

As a core member of the team, you will demonstrate excellent assessment, interpersonal, and team working skills and be able to work collaboratively with a range of statutory and third sector agencies. Experience and genuine interest in older persons' mental health care, and working collaboratively with service users, their carer's and families is essential.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to develop their leadership and clinical skills and has a proactive approach towards their personal and professional development. As a Band 6 Senior Nurse, you will be expected to demonstrate leadership to bring about improvement, to take on the day to day support of the team and offer supervision to other staff and students.

You will receive regular appraisal, clinical and management supervision and will benefit from the support of an experienced and committed multi-disciplinary leadership team, including the Team Manager and the Advanced Practitioner. There are regular opportunities for CPD, both across the Trust and locally in North Yorkshire.

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

The service operates 8am-8pm Monday to Sunday, therefore the successful applicant will be expected to work some evenings and weekends.

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible.

In order for your application to be successfully processed we will require references from your current and previous employer(s) which must cover a minimum period of three years. Please ensure that the reference section of your application is completed appropriately giving the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current and previous line manager(s). If this section is not fully completed your application may not be processed.

If your application is successful, the information you give on your application form will be used to create and be retained on your electronic staff record and to provide access to core Trust systems.

Please note that if the post you are applying for requires a DBS check, you will be required to also subscribe to the DBS Update Service, if successful, and thereafter renew your subscription each year. The Trust will reimburse the subscription fee.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail. You should check your SPAM folders as well as your inbox. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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