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Community Psychiatric Nurse

Job Reference: 378-CK0587

Employer:
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
378 HUD Kirklees Intensive Home Based Treatment - 174152
Location:
Huddersfield
Salary:
£24,214 to £30,112 pa

Our Trust exists to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities. We’re delighted you’re looking at this job opportunity and hope you want to join our team.

We’re very proud we were chosen as the ‘best organisation’ in the 2017 Kate Granger awards for compassionate care. We live our values every day:

  • We put the person first and in the centre
  • We know that families and carers matter
  • We are respectful, honest, open and transparent
  • We improve and aim to be outstanding
  • We are relevant today and ready for tomorrow

Our values are very important to us which is why we want to recruit people whose values match ours. Read on to find out more about this job opportunity.


Kirklees Intensive Home Based Treatment Team are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join our existing team as a Band 5 CPN Nurse.

The IHBT provides intensive home based treatment 7 days a week, as an alternative to hospital admission.

The post holder will be responsible for assessments, care-planning and co-ordination of care delivery within a team approach.

You should be forward thinking, proactive and it is essential that you are willing to work flexibly as part of a 7 day week service, which includes shifts and working weekends. The role provides the opportunity to work across the health & social care spectrum as part of an integrated team which has links to a multi-disciplinary service. The ability to form effective professional working relationships with your team colleagues and service users is an essential requirement of the job.

Applicants should be registered mental health nurses with significant experience at Band 5 in a mental health service for adults and meet the essential requirements for the post in the person specification . Car driver is essential to this post. A period of induction and preceptorship will be available for the successful candidate.

The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is also committed to a healthy work life balance. All applicants will be assessed fairly and on merit.

For further information, informal chat or a visit to the team please contact Acting Team Manager Helen Cliffe or the member of staff in charge on the day on 01484 343161.




As a flexible employer encouraging a healthy work/life balance, we will consider Part-Time working opportunities for all our positions.

Our application process will test your attitudes and behaviours, as well as your knowledge and skills. So that we know we’d be a good match for each other. If you’re successful you’ll then have a 12 months values based induction.

You’ll also have access to a wide range of wellbeing support because our wellbeing at work matters to #allofus. There’s a great range of support for us all including a workplace physio, staff retreats, health checks, counselling, mindfulness and a variety of sports groups. You can take part in our award-winning Creative Minds activities as well as access courses at our innovative recovery colleges.

We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability as well as those who have experience of mental or physical health problems. So, if you need any support with your application just give us a call on 01226 644081.

A couple of things to note – if you’re shortlisted for interview we’ll contact you via your NHS jobs account, so please check this regularly. Please provide email addresses wherever possible for your references. Bear in mind that we reserve the right to close a vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as you can.

We hope you would like to join our award winning team. Good luck with your application.




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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