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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/07/2020.

Community Mental Health Nurse

Job Reference: 367-WEST-3777-A

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Mental Health Nurse
39-41 Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1LD, Hemel Hempstead
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

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 in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. 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 (If you are experiencing problems please call 01707 253878).

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time fixed term contract 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 Dacorum. The area is well served with transport links to historic Hertfordshire and its glorious countryside as well as into London and beyond.

We have a vacancy in our multi-disciplinary Community Mental Health Team based in Hemel Hempstead serving the needs of people within these diverse localities.

We are seeking enthusiastic, compassionate nurses who hold 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. They will also support our clinics and administer LAI depot injections on a regular basis.

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.

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

In addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of 1,034 and a maximum payment of £1,791 per annum (pro rata where applicable).

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jamie-Lee Pablos - Clinical Nurse Specialist - 07827843728

Mary Ingram - North West Community Services Manager - 07788153910


About us

Work for an NHS trust that’s been rated as 'OUTSTANDING' by the CQC. Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of mental health and learning disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the country. We are already delivering services as far afield as Norfolk and North Essex as well as for the population of Hertfordshire. We are a Values Based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the Values that our service users, carers and staff told us meant the most to them. We are currently embarking on a major transformation programme that will change the way that we deliver our services. We are also delighted to be named in the top 100 list of the best places to work in the health service in 2014, which is due to the national staff survey results as well as our range of engagement activities, the diversity of our staff, support for employees with a disability or those who have suffered mental ill health themselves, and our training and development programmes.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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