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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/07/2019.

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Community Psychiatric Nurse

Job Reference: 363-CH5394

Employer:
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Mental Health
Location:
C&H EIS C & H Equip, LONDON
Salary:
£36,481 to £41,559 per annum

This is an exciting time for ELFT. Our vision is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive – so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.


Equip is a specialist community service to adult residents of Hackney and the City following a first episode of psychosis. Through its subsidiary service, Heads Up, it also offers a service for young people who are at risk of developing psychosis. The purpose is to minimise the risk of future breakdowns and maximise the quality of life for the individual by working in active partnership with service users and carers.

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic, well organised mental health nurse. The post holder will manage a caseload of clients recovering from a first episode psychosis as well as rotate onto a duty system. The team work to NICE guidelines. The post holder will work closely with other MDT members and be expected to develop their social, biological and psychological understandings of psychosis by attending in-house CPD/group supervisions. There are opportunities to co facilitate family interventions with another trained member of staff. Individual and team supervision are in place for the post holder.

For further details / informal visits contact:

If you would like to discuss the post further please contact Mary Steel, Team Manager, 0207 033 6100 Mon-Fri. You are encouraged to call post shortlisting.




Making Things Better

Quality Improvement is a key part of our work to improve and refine how we do things. We have a global reputation for our quality improvement work and we don’t stand still!

We launched our Five Year Strategy in April 2019. This complements the NHS Long Term Strategy and sets out our direction of travel. We want to improve the health of the populations we serve, improve their experience of care, improve staff experience and improve value. Working with our communities and partners is to key to achieving this.

Aiming High

We were rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC in 2016, and were proud to be rated ‘Outstanding’ again in 2018. We were named in the HSJ’s Top 10 best places to work in healthcare and were voted Provider Trust of the Year in 2018.

Staff and Service Users United

We strive to ensure that staff feel valued by the Trust and as they are truly pivotal in delivering better outcomes for our patients and service users. Our aspiration is to help to make the NHS the best place to work. This Trust is clinician-led and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services. We pride ourselves on our service user involvement.

What Next?

If you like the sound of us, don’t waste a moment.

As part of our recruitment process we may be required to share information you provide on the application form with NHS Protect and/or other organisations for the purpose of the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of fraud or any other unlawful activity affecting the NHS.

If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. You must provide professional email addresses for all referees as we will contact them as soon as an offer has been made. Please note we do not request references prior to interviews. All applications made through NHS Jobs account will be processed by TRAC System. Please note that some emails may go to your spam/junk mailbox so make sure you check this regularly.


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.



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