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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 222-LS-881-A

Employer:
West London NHS Trust
Department:
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Location:
Crisis Assessment & Treatment EAL, Isleworth
Salary:
£23,023 to £29,608 pa plus hcas

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 looking for a challenge? Are you looking to gain experience in assessment and crisis intervention? If so, we have a fantastic band 5 opportunity in our Ealing Crisis, Assessment & Treatment Team (CATT). You will gain a variety of experience as a key member of the community healthcare team and be part of a multi-disciplinary service that other teams call on for help. Working in this service places you on the frontline of community mental health service and will enable you to respond to a variety of clinical needs at short notice.

 

Our goal is to develop highly motivated, professional staff who will work in partnership with patients. As a service we want to promote and encourage positive community relationships. We believe in embracing the expertise of our staff and making a difference to the lives of our patients.

 

The role in CATT consists of crisis intervention and home-based treatment to people with mental health problems at risk of admission to hospital. We also provide initial assessments for patients referred to secondary care and offer what we consider as brief interventions for those presenting with low need mental health difficulties for up to three months.

 

As a member of CATT, you will work closely with local services Single Point of Access who provide triage for every new referral to the service.

 

The post holder will work within a 24 hour rota system – ensuring that a comprehensive service is provided to patients 365 days a year, an excellent interface with the Single Point of Access and other significant interfaces is maintained and robust gatekeeping at all times.

 

We consider these roles as developmental in order to gain the skills required to progress further within the acute/crisis services.

 

Training and career development backed by on-the-job supervision and support are embedded in the way we work. We will support you through every step of your career progression with specially designed courses that meet the needs of our dedicated staff team. This is a great opportunity to work in a highly specialised environment that will enrich your professional career.

 

Posts available:

 

2.0 x fixed term Contract (18 months)



For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah Rexon, Team Manager, 07968 473 406 if you would like to discuss this opportunity further or arrange an informal visit.




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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