Naval Mental Health Nurse

Torpoint, Cornwall, England
PL11 3AG
Full time
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
16 Mar 2020
16 Apr 2020

Job Description

You could be taking part in exercises on an Assault Ship in the Indian Ocean. Or providing recommendations and treatment for serving personnel in conflict zones. Your job as a Royal Navy Mental Health Nurse will be as varied as it is crucial to ensuring our people are mentally fit for service. And there’s scope to further your qualifications too, with funding contributions from the Royal Navy to help.

Your role

Help ensure Royal Navy personnel are mentally fit for service, wherever they are in the world

Use your nursing skills where they’re needed most. That might be offering community care to returning personnel, or providing occupational mental health assessment, treatment and management on missions all over the world

Be part of world-class medical service that’s recognised far beyond the Armed Forces. You’ll need to represent the UK whatever you’re doing and wherever you are

Develop as a practitioner in unique environments that are always challenging and sometimes dangerous

Pay and benefits

A salary that rises to at least £31,000 following basic military training at HMS Raleigh

Potential to earn over £50,000 a year as you progress

Six weeks of paid holiday every year

Free medical and dental care

Skills for life

Qualifications you'll gain

An opportunity to study further at degree or masters level, to top up your professional portfolio

You could gain specialist qualifications in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or addiction and substance misuse

Skills you'll develop

Unique mental health care, assessment, treatment and management

How to use your expertise wherever you are in the world, while developing your leadership and management skills


What you'll need:

You need to be a registered Mental Health Nurse with the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC)

You must be aged 20 to 39

You need to be a minimum height of 151.5cm and within the healthy range for Body Mass Index (BMI)

A National of the United Kingdom, a Commonwealth citizen or Dual National

Skills and interests

Technical, clinical and interpersonal excellence

A caring and compassionate nature

A team player with strong independent thinking

Highly organised and able to remain cool under pressure

An adventurous spirit

Ref: Mental Health Nurse

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