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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/05/2021.

Band 5 Community Mental Health Nurse

Job Reference: 453-21-3130640

Employer:
Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Older People's Community Mental Health
Location:
Older People's Bradford City & North Community Mental Health team, Manningham Health Centre, Bradford
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annnum

Bradford District Care Trust is an award-winning Trust that provides a range of innovative services that have been recognised as best practice nationally. As a provider of care for people of all ages who have mental and/or community health needs we are dedicated to providing a high quality service, close to where people live and as much as possible tailored to an individual’s needs.

The Trust’s purpose is to create connected communities and help people to feel as healthy as they can be at every point in their lives and our vision is to connect people to the best quality care, when and where they need it and be a national role model as an employer and provide our staff with the best place to work.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values:- We Care, We Listen, We Deliver

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people’s views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated band 5 nurse to join us in our Older People's Community Mental Health Team.

This will be to provide care co-ordination to older adults demonstrating mental health needs as well as provide input into our Memory Assessment and Treatment Service.

This is an opportunity to develop your nursing skills in the community, develop your skills and knowledge in supporting older adults.

Attitude and disposition is important and we would consider applications for this post from recently qualified nurses.

In return you will be supported to undertake professional development, will be supported via a preceptorship whilst you acclimatise to the role and will be well supported by our caring and experienced team.

Due to the nature of the post yo must have access to a vehicle at work. In the event you do not drive please explain in your application form how you think you could address this.

Enquiries in relation to this post are welcomed.

Closing date: 17th May 2021

Shortlisting date : 18th May 2021

Interview date : 25th May 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name :Shaun Griffin

Job title :Team Leader

Email address :shaun.griffin@bdct.nhs.uk

Telephone number :01274 251610




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Candidates applying for this vacancy are informed that preference will be given to Trust staff who are currently going through the organisational change process within the Trust and the role may be withdrawn from external candidates on this basis. In the event of this happening the Trust will inform candidates via their email address on NHS Jobs.

We would welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

We welcome people from all backgrounds and in particular Bradford District Care Trust is keen to reflect the population we serve, we are currently under represented in terms of black and minority ethnic staff. Applications are encouraged from these groups but it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust recruitment policy.

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and homes lives and support staff by offering a range of benefits including nursery facilities. We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

We want to understand how you demonstrate the values, skills and knowledge that we are looking for. Please ensure that you read the job description and person specification attached below as this will help you complete your application.


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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.


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