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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

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.


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.




ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2018. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients. This Trust is clinician-led, and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services.

We have set ourselves the mission to improve the quality of life of all we serve, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

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Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire, Luton and psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond.

It is recommended you apply for the post as soon as possible as adverts may close earlier if there is a high response.

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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.


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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