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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/12/2020.

Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 222-LS-CARMHS-63

West London NHS Trust
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Treatment and Recovery Teams, London
£24,907 - £30,615 pa plus HCAS

West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse providers of NHS mental and physical care in the UK. We are rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission and ‘outstanding’ for caring and our forensic services.

We are here to care for people with mental and physical illness, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives. We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in the country.

We provide care and treatment for children, adults and older people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, delivering services in the community (at home, in GP surgeries, care homes), hospital, specialist clinics and forensic (secure) units.

Our physical healthcare services include intermediate care services in Ealing as part of the Community Independence Service partnership.

Our national, specialist and forensic services include:

  • Medium secure services on the St Bernard’s Hospital site in Ealing
  • Services for people with complex and severe personality disorder at the Cassel Hospital in Richmond
  • High secure services at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire

We are a teaching Trust with a growing research portfolio, working with academic and industry partners.

Our 3400 staff are dedicated to improving lives, working with patients, service users, carers, families and partners across the communities we serve.

Job Title: Community Mental Health Nurse


Area of Work: Adult Community Mental Health Services


Employer: West London Health Trust


Department: Treatment and Recovery Team


Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, Claybrook Centre


Salary: Band 5 to 6 development post


Closing date: 14th December 2020



The Role


The Hammersmith and Fulham Recovery Team are delighted to offer a great career opportunity to an enthusiastic and committed Mental Health Nurse. For newly qualified candidates we offer a full preceptorship package with support and development opportunities for those wishing to build on existing skills.


We would like this post to be a Band 5 moving to a Band 6 once the post holder completes the preceptorship and develops the professional skills, knowledge, competencies and expected standards in relation to the NMC code. We envisage the candidate accomplishing these skills in a year; once they are deemed competent they will move straight into a Band 6 post.


The successful candidate will be able to provide and deliver safe patient care in the community by care coordinating a caseload of patients.


They will contribute to the multi-disciplinary professional team, putting the ‘recovery model’ at the centre of their practice.


This is an opportunity to be within an exciting and diverse area of central London and to both experience and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere that comes with such an environment.


You will be working within a friendly and well established integrated team including your social care colleagues to provide a service to a wide range of people with mental illness. This will be an excellent opportunity for you to develop your skills in this area.


We are looking for people to join us who share our values and can help us deliver a high standard of care to our patients and carers.


Successful candidates will demonstrate drive, commitment and enthusiasm for the delivery of quality care and support for service users together with a proven ability to exercise a degree of personal autonomy and demonstrate decision making skills to satisfy the expectations of the role.


You will:


Be responsible for the clinical and operational day to day service delivery; ensuring that an individualised comprehensive assessment and care is effectively delivered. This will also include undertaking social care assessments under the Care Act.


You will contribute to strategic service development and work collaboratively with other agencies.


For further information please contact Team Manager Rachel Cummins on 0207 386 1348.














For further details / informal visits contact:

NameRachel CumminsJob titleTeam ManagerTelephone number0207 386 1348.Additional contact information

Flu vaccination – what we expect from our staff

At West London we look after patients who are vulnerable. Each year, seasonal flu affects thousands of people in the UK. Occurring mainly in winter, it is an infectious respiratory disease capable of producing symptoms ranging from those similar to the common cold, through to the very severe or even fatal disease.

The wellbeing of our staff and patients is of the utmost importance to us, and it is the expectation of the Trust that all patient-facing staff have an annual flu vaccination, provided free of charge by the Trust

We reserve the right to close adverts prior to the closing date stated should we receive a high volume of applications. If you do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

All staff identified as at-risk and who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.

We offer Relocation packages for some positions (including Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses) - a relocation allowance of up to £8000 is offered for those who meet a required criteria.

Registered Nurses are required to produce their current NMC Revalidation documents/Portfolio at the assessment centre for verification, unless you are a newly qualified nurse from University.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to West London NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment check which can take between 4-8 weeks. After which your information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Please ensure you include professional email addresses and contact numbers for your referees which MUST be at supervisory or managerial capacity covering the last 3 years of employment to date to avoid delay in the recruitment process. If your current/most recent organisation is an NHS trust, we will be requesting one reference from your current line manager/HR department.

West London NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults, eliminating discrimination for all groups and achieving equality of opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief and sexuality. We aim to create a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve at all levels of seniority within the Trust. We are therefore particularly interested in receiving applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds’.

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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