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Staff Nurse - Band 5

Job Reference: 306-BAR65CO-E

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust
Devon Ward, Enfield, Enfield
£27,936 to £34,628.80 pa inc of Outer London HCAs

Barnet Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust, providing both mental health and community services, is an organisation that is going places!

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.

Staff Nurse Avon Ward, Enfield - Band 5

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust is seeking to appoint a number of highly motivated & enthusiastic people to join an evolving and improving team. We are looking for hard working, motivated individuals, who can assist in moving the ward forward, improving practice and the quality of care provision to our service users and their carers.

We have posts for Band 5 Staff Nurses for a NEW PICU based at Chase Farm, Enfield.

As a Band 5 you will undertake responsibility for co-ordinating shifts, assessing patients and developing plans of care. You will work with colleagues in the multidisciplinary team to identify risks behaviours and appropriate interventions. You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to enable effective communication to the multidisciplinary team and other agencies involved in care delivery. The successful candidates must display a considerable degree of initiative, possess mature judgment and maintain a calm, friendly and efficient manner when dealing with service users in the least restrictive manner .

They must be able to demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to engage service users. You will be able to remain calm under pressure and to keep the service users at the centre of care delivery. Also manage competing demands and organise their own work in meeting deadlines in order for the smooth running of the service.

You will have a genuine interest in quality improvement, the ability to influence the practice of others and improve the experience for our service users and their carers.

This is an exciting chance to work in a dynamic clinical and learning environment with development opportunities.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sean Edwards 0208 702 4557 /

Two references will be required, one from your current or most recent employer, the other from your previous employer. The references should be from persons with management responsibility.

If you have been unemployed for a period of four years or more, please give the details of your last employer and one character referee of your choice (not members of your family). If more applicable, references will be requested from your teacher or head of faculty. Please ensure you provide full contact details.

Internal only vacancies that are advertised as Fixed Term Contracts will also be available as secondment opportunities for substantive internal staff.

Please be aware that your documents eg. Passport/NI Card, will be electronically scanned using Home Office accredited Verification System.

Due to the high number of applications that are received for some posts, we may close vacancies before the stated closing date, if sufficient number of applications is received. Therefore please apply as soon as possible.

All non-medical posts with the Trust are subject to a probationary period of six months, during which time you will be required to demonstrate to the Trust’s satisfaction, your suitability for the position in which you will be employed.

Should you not hear from us within three working weeks of the closing date for this post, then regretfully in this instance, you have not been shortlisted.

By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at improving efficiencies within the NHS both to make costs savings for NHS organisations but also to save you time when your employment transfers.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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