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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/08/2020.

Mental Health Nurses (experienced and those qualifying in 2020/21)

Job Reference: 325-A-20-97231RRP

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Chertsey / Guildford / Epsom
£26,152 - £32,146 inc Fringe HCAS

We have a number of opportunities available within our services for both experienced and newly qualifying nurses. We are recruiting nurses to work in our Adult Mental Health in-patient units at Chertsey and our Older Adult Mental Health units at Guildford, Chertsey and Epsom. Although we are a mental health trust we are open to applications from adult, paediatric and learning disability branches.

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic student nurses who are due to complete their studies in 2020/21 and who have a passion about providing the best possible nursing care to the people who use our services.

As well as traditional posts in our in-patient units we also offer a rotational programme which offers you the opportunity to undertake three 6 month placements starting on our in-patient services (Working Age or Older Adult), then moving to community home treatment services (Working Age or Older Adult), a driving licence suitable for the UK is required for these placements and the final placement would be working with one of our specialist services such as CAMHS Community, eating disorders, criminal justice and liaison amongst others.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in CAMHS we are happy to discuss rotational opportunities within these services too.

To view the competency profiles for the available posts please click on the web link on the right for 'Vacancy information for student nurses approaching qualification'.

Interviews will be held monthly.



Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 37.5 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

Existing work permit holders should be aware that if the post they are applying for is a promotion or with a different Trust, a new work permit application will have to made. We are unable to guarantee the outcome of the decision of the Home Office.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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