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Mental Health Staff Nurse posted by NHS

Full Time
Harplands Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent
£23,023 - £29,608 / year
NHS Band 5

Job Description

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust provides mental health and learning disability services to people predominantly living in Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire. The Trust is one of the main providers of mental health, social care and learning disability services in the West Midlands. We work from both hospital and community settings, operating from approximately 30 sites serving a population of approximately 464,000 people of all ages and diverse backgrounds. Our main site is Harplands Hospital, which provides the setting for most of our inpatient units and newly built PICU. We provide a range of services to people with a range of mental health &learning disability needs.We also provide specialist mental health services i.e. child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), substance misuse services and psychological therapies. The Trust has a team of around 1,300 whole time equivalent staff and an annual financial turnover of £82.5m (2017/18). For the 20th consecutive year, we are extremely proud to confirm a financial surplus.

We are continuing our journey to provide more integrated services supporting a new alliance of health & care providers including mental health, primary care, community services, acute services, social care & voluntary sector. We are also proud to work closely with a number of agencies that support people with mental health problems.

In February 2018, we were delighted that the CQC rated every Combined Service as “Good” or “Outstanding”. The Trust’s overall rating is “Good”. This means that Combined Healthcare is the best rated mental health trust across the whole of the Midlands and East of England and third highest in the whole country – with two of our services rated as Outstanding . We look to involve our service users in everything we do, from providing feedback about the services we provide, to helping shape our priorities, to helping us find the right people to work for and with us.

Mental Health Staff Nurse Band 5 for Home Treatment Team

An exciting opportunity to join a dynamic developing service, that looks after service users who are at the point of crisis but are able to be nursed at home safely with support from the Home Treatment Team.

You will receive supervision and be supported while on duty, by the duty lead on the shift, and will be allocated work via the senior practitioner on the shift. The team are a striving towards outstanding and are part of the new redesign at the Harpland's Hospital.

if you are the sort of person who likes a challenge and works at a high level then this post is for you.

    • The Trust offers Continuing Professional Development (CPD) which is tailored to meet the professional development of individual nurses; individual CPD advice is available from our Practice Education Team. The CPD offer includes the option to rotate within the Trust to widen your breadth of experience, skills and knowledge
    • On joining the Trust you will have access to our Preceptorship Programme to enable a smooth transition into your new role.

For further details / informal visits contact:

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We aim to be outstanding as a diverse and inclusive employer. We are keen to develop our workforce representation from currently under-represented groups, including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities; Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans (LGBT) people and those living with physical, mental and/or sensory disability. We offer a variety of flexible working / job share opportunities for both full and part time staff. Applications are welcomed from current and previous service users.

All correspondence will be sent to you via the email address you applied from, please check your junk / spam email folders regularly.

We reserve the right to close the post in the event of high levels of response. You are advised to submit your application form as soon as possible. Priority will be given to NHS staff across the region who are at risk of redundancy, where the vacancy is at the same band or one below their current band and candidates meet the essential criteria for this post. All employees new to the Trust will be subject to a 6 month probationary period. Clinical staff bands 1-4 that are new to the Trust are required to complete a Care Certificate. ALL POSTS INVOLVING ACCESS TO PERSONS IN RECEIPT OF HEALTH SERVICES WILL BE SUBJECT TO A DISCLOSURE & BARRING SERVICE DISCLOSURE.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to 'North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust' transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. If you are offered a job your information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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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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