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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/11/2020.

Senior Triage Nurse - Band 6

Job Reference: 327-20-834

Employer:
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Stanway Centre
Location:
Cheltenham
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 per annum

We love what we do and we think you will, too!

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed in October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.


Job Title – Senior Triage Nurse, Band 6

Base – Stanway Centre, Cheltenham

Salary – £31,365-£37,890

Hours per week – 37.5 hours per week

Our friendly and dynamic teams are looking to recruit forward thinking nurses who have an interest in working in a Primary Care context, within local GP Surgeries and other Trust venues. The role is focussed around offering mental health assessments and consultations to service users and supporting other Primary Care teams.

Our service provides short-term interventions and signposting to other community services which are based on health promotion, recovery and socially inclusive principles. The successful candidate will be expected to meet the mental health needs of the service users in Primary Care through joint working, education and signposting. Assessments and interventions are delivered through face to face, telephone and video consultations.

The service currently has access to a range of psychological interventions that form part of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (I.A.P.T.) service Let’s Talk and onward referral into other secondary services.

You will be required to use your initiative when decision making and maintain a therapeutic rapport with a wide range of individuals.

You will be a qualified RMN (holding current registration with the NMC) and have experience of participating in first line assessments, including risk assessment. Being or having an interest in becoming a nurse prescriber is desirable.

For less experienced candidates there is the opportunity to develop into a band 6 Senior Triage Nurse role from a band 5 Triage Nurse post.

You will be expected to supervise other team members and mentor nursing students. Supervision and workload management is provided as per our Trust policy.

For further details contact Mark Stubbings, Team Manager 01242 634241 mark.stubbings@ghc.nhs.uk

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing date: 22nd November 2020

Shortlisting date: 23rd November 2020

Interview date: 30th November 2020

The Trust aims to recruit and retain the best possible staff who, through the application of their skills, qualification and experience, will make a positive contribution to our business of providing quality health care services. It is the Trust’s view that the costs associated with moving house in order to take up a post with us should not restrict our ability to recruit the excellent people we need, therefore we support staff to relocate with our relocation policy.

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ‘ Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice’ prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render him/her liable to dismissal.




Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Please note that all candidates who declare themselves on their application form to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted in accordance with the Trust’s Two Ticks Pledge on disability.

Applicants should note that all appointments to GHCNHSFT are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, GHCNHSFT will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.


UK Registration

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



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