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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/05/2021.

Community Mental Health Nurse

Job Reference: 453-21-3124193

Employer:
Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Mental Health Nurse
Location:
Meridian House, Keighley
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

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


We are looking to recruit a highly skilled and motivated mental health nurse to join our dynamic Adult Community Mental Health Nursing Team based in Keighley. You must be a registered nurse (mental health) with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. You will be expected to undertake assessments, manage a case load and deliver skilled interventions within a recovery focussed model to people with a wide range of mental health issues within the Community Mental Health Team. Experience in working with multi-agency staff is essential as are excellent communication skills and a good working knowledge of the Care Programme Approach and Mental Health Act/Mental Capacity Act. The post is 37.5 hours per week

Extensive regular travel across the district is a requirement of the role in order to successfully undertake the range of duties specified within the job description. Therefore, it is an essential that applicants have the ability to travel regularly across the district to meet the needs and demands of the service.

Closing date - 23rd May 2021

Shortlisting date - 24th May 2021

Proposed interview date - 15th June 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name :Vicky Binns

Job title :Team Manager

Email address :vicky.binns@bdct.nhs.uk

Telephone number :07710920155




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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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