Please note that applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals. However prior consideration will be given to applications from individuals who are ‘at risk’ and employed by Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust. If an appointment is made from that at risk group, the post will be withdrawn.
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Our Trust is a great place to work and we are keen to ensure that all our employees have the right values in order that we can provide the best service to our patients. These values are very important to us, and as a potential candidate you should be made aware that we test for these throughout the whole assessment/recruitment and selection process, and will only interview and recruit individuals who demonstrate these values through their application and behaviour.
Details of our Values can be found on our website link 'Work for us'
The Worcestershire Perinatal Mental Health Team is a busy, secondary care mental health service that offers a range of NICE concordant mental health interventions to the women of Worcestershire. The team is small and we operate on a Recovery based, ‘patient first’ service ethos.
We are now in a position to recruit for a permanent, full time Band 6 CPN. The successful candidate will be based at Studdert Kennedy House in Worcester, but must be able to work anywhere in this large rural county if service needs require. The service operates from 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.
You should be a highly motivated Band 5 or Band 6 Qualified Mental Health Nurse with suitable experience in a community setting and you will need to demonstrate at interview a considerable knowledge and/or experience of the current perinatal mental health standards, interventions and national agenda.
It is essential you can meet the travel requirements of the post.
For further information please contact, Sian Westaway Clinical Lead on ( Phone number removed ) or email ( Email address removed )
Kathryn Hankins, Team Manager on ( Phone number removed ) or email ( Email address removed )
Applicants must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English in both verbal and written formats.
**All new appointments are subject to 6 months’ probation period.
**If the position being applied for requires a DBS check to be undertaken on you, it will be a condition of your employment that you have subscribed and continue to subscribe to the DBS Update Service. New employees to the Trust are required to pay the fee for the initial DBS check (this will be deducted from their first months’ salary) and the annual subscription (£13) to the DBS Update Service. Internal applicants are required to pay the annual subscription fee only (£13). Further information on the update service can be found on our website link ‘DBS Update Service.’
In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the date stated in order to prevent the number of applications received being unmanageable. You are advised to submit your completed application as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.
We require references that cover the last three years of employment and you must name a current/most recent line manager or supervisor as a referee. Family, friends or colleagues will not be accepted. Please include in your application full reference details including correct email addresses as failure to do so will result in a delay in the pre-employment process if you are successful.
If you are short listed for interview you will be contacted by the Employment Services Team via your NHS Jobs account, please ensure you check your NHS Jobs account and your e-mail account on a regular basis.
The Trust offers a preceptorship year for newly qualified nurses and AHP's and attendance at preceptorship programmes is a condition of employment.
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.
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