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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/12/2018.

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Community Nurse

Job Reference: 222-LS-891

West London NHS Trust
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
16226 Cherry Tree House, Brentford
£32,257 to £41,308 pa inc

We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people’s lives. If you share that passion, if you too want to make a difference, then come and join us.

In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities, and excellent staff benefits (including relocation package).

We support 62,500 patients and carers every year, serving 700,000 residents in three of the most diverse boroughs in west London plus Broadmoor in Berkshire. The diversity of the communities we serve is matched by the diversity of our staff, of whom 56% come from BME backgrounds.

We offer the most diverse range of mental health services in England: from helping young people with eating disorders; to supporting new mums suffering post natal depression; to assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act; to running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital. We are also creating innovative new services to combine physical and mental healthcare.

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Are you a registered nurse looking for a new challenge in a community setting? Come and join our multi-disciplinary teams who work together to help people regain their dignity and live the best life possible.


The team at Cherry Tree house are leading a ground breaking initiative to provide a high level of support for people with complex and long standing mental health issues that impact upon their ability to fulfil satisfying and meaningful roles.


We now require an innovative, creative and highly skilled Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse to act as a care co-ordinator and to form a key part of the multi-disciplinary clinical team, whose hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.


The team at Cherry Tree House is linked to the Hounslow Treatment and Recovery team, and work closely with service users and carers to help maximise independent functioning, focusing on discharge to less supportive accommodation and actively promoting recovery. This role will also involve working to develop detailed CPA and health and wellbeing plans, and to provide evidence based interventions within a one to one or a small group setting. There will be opportunities to participate in and potentially lead on quality improvement initiatives and research.




This is a great opportunity for an experienced mental health nurse interested in a new challenge within an enthusiastic and hardworking multi-disciplinary recovery team.




Alongside an exciting and fulfilling nursing role in a valued environment, we also offer:


    • A full induction and preceptorship programme


    • A supportive environment to develop clinical skills


    • Access to a comprehensive online library of training, development, and resources


    • Support towards career development and promotion opportunities within the Trust


    • Annual leave buying and selling scheme


    • Car lease scheme


    • Childcare vouchers


    • Discounted Gym membership


    • Flexible working


    • Relocation package


    • Staff discounts

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ian Merrick, Head of OT and VRS: or Robert White, service manager for planned and primary care:

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 Mental 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 Mental Health 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.

UK Registration

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

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