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Community Mental Health Nurse

Job Description

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire which you can find in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form (If you are experiencing problems please call  ( Phone number removed ) ).

The Role

Take your career to new heights with HPFT

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Trust is a dynamic, innovative and ambitious organisation, committed to holistic care. We provide integrated health and social care across community and inpatient settings treating and caring for people across Hertfordshire, Norfolk and North Essex.

The Trust is a leading provider of mental health and learning disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the country. We’ve been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and believe we are on the path to become ‘Great’. We’re a strongly values-based organisation, so that you – and anyone that comes into contact with our services will experience consistently: welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional treatment.

We are looking to recruit Band 6’s Adult Community Nurses to be based in Cygnet House – Ware, Hertfordshire.

We are holding an open day on Saturday 5th November at The Priory Hotel in Ware SG12 9AL from 930 am until 1230pm. If you would like to be interviewed on the day , please submit an application form. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview in the afternoon of 5th November at Cygnet House.

We look forward to discussing the opportunities with you and will ensure all successful candidates are appointed to roles that best match their experience, interest, personal circumstances and ambition.

Join us and you’ll be part of a team that recognises your contribution – and inspires you to achieve even greater things.

You will be joining a dynamic nursing workforce working within strong multi-disciplinary teams in a supportive environment. We’ll make sure you have every opportunity to grow personally and professionally, with excellent learning and development initiatives at every stage of your career.

For more details please contact Robert Bhoodun on:  ( Phone number removed ) 

About us

Work for an NHS trust that’s been rated as Good’ by the CQC. Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of mental health and learning disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the country. We are already delivering services as far afield as Norfolk and North Essex as well as for the population of Hertfordshire. We are a Values Based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the Values that our service users, carers and staff told us meant the most to them. We are currently embarking on a major transformation programme that will change the way that we deliver our services. We are also delighted to be named in the top 100 list of the best places to work in the health service in 2014, which is due to the national staff survey results as well as our range of engagement activities, the diversity of our staff, support for employees with a disability or those who have suffered mental ill health themselves, and our training and development programmes.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.


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 (formerly a Work Permit)

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.

UK Registration

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

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