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An opportunity has arisen for an experienced registered mental health nurse to join a small team of nurses who provide first line assessments across the whole of south Derbyshire.
The team completes assessments to determine nursing needs and funding. They also provide short term input to individuals being discharged from inpatient care ensuring safe discharge and after care.
You will be supported by very experienced colleagues and line manager and will receive regular supervision, appropriate training and annual appraisals.
For further information please contact Andrea Hodson, service manager on ( Phone number removed ) .
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Apply online by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button at the bottom of the screen. You must submit the application form before the closing date. If you encounter difficulty with either the application form, or if you prefer not to apply online, please contact our Recruitment Services Team (24-hour answerphone) on ( Phone number removed ) , quoting the job reference number. PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ THE GUIDANCE NOTES BELOW BEFORE COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION FORM.
The cost of undertaking a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service formerly known as CRB) disclosure will be met by the individual. The Trust will meet the initial costs of the disclosure which will be deducted from your first month’s salary. The current price of a standard check is £26 and an enhanced check is £44.
IMPORTANT - REFERENCES
Under new guidance, we are obliged to check employment history for at least the past 3 years for successful candidates. Please ensure that the referees you provide us cover at least the past 3 years of your employment/training.
We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of all our staff. We will consider applications to work flexibly.
PLEASE NOTE, OUR SALARY SCALES ARE INCREMENTAL, AND STAFF NEW TO THE NHS WILL USUALLY START AT THE BOTTOM INCREMENT OF THE PAYSCALE ADVERTISED.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE.
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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