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Community Mental Health Nurse

Job Reference: 449-AMH531-1

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Older Persons Mental Health
Location:
Portsmouth
Salary:
£32,306 - £39,027 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Portsmouth Older Person's Mental Health team are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic practitioner to join our friendly team, who provide skilled assessments and treatment interventions to the older adult. This is a full time position to be based at St Mary's Community Health Campus when not out in the community.

To be a successful applicant you will need to be a registered nurse preferably with some experience in care of older persons with mental health problems. You must be genuinely interested in in working with older adults and provide compassionate care to patients and their families with knowledge of organic and functional illness with a good understanding of physical health problems.

You will play an important role in the team as we aspire to provide excellent care to our patients and develop our service in line with national and local guidance.

You will be expected to work within the wider MDT implementing and evaluating care, caseload management. You will supervise junior staff and students within the team. This is a really exciting time in joining our team as the community services as we are going through a transformation and you will have an opportunity taking part in transforming our service.

For this post, you will need to hold a full UK driving licence and have access to the use of a car.

For more information on the post, please contact Vicki Woodhams on 0300 123 3923 or victoria.woodhams@solent.nhs.uk

 

We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.




Note about shortlisting/interviews:

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the associated restrictions in place, we are currently unable to schedule interviews as we normally would. Therefore interviews will be held virtually until further notice. Please be assured that we will be in touch with details of the arrangements. We will endeavour to keep delays to a minimum but shortlisting may take longer than usual, dependant on staff availability.Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.

The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff) - pro rata for part time
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers
  • Opportunity to purchase a public transport annual season ticket - 11 month repayment period

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.


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.

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