We currently have vacancy for a full time Band 5 Staff Nurse working as a CPN in an Older People’s Community Mental Health Team based at Bartholomew House within the Goole and West Wolds Neighbourhood Care Service.
We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to work with an established and busy Community Mental Health Team. The applicant would preferably be eighteen months post qualification with an interest in working within older people’s services. An interest in developing skills pertaining to psychological therapies would be advantageous.
There is an expectation that the successful candidate will coordinate and manage a caseload for individuals and their families and carers within a community setting who are experiencing problems with organic and functional mental health problems.
This team routinely accommodates and mentors Nursing/OT students in progression through their training and in their final placement. Therefore, there will be an expectation that the successful candidate will undertake their Mentorship training at the earliest opportunity unless this has already been achieved.
The successful candidate must be able to travel as required with access to an appropriate means of transport.
For informal enquiries or to arrange a visit, please contact Beth Sellers, Team Manager on ( Phone number removed ) or Louise Kay or Jackie Vagg, Senior Nurses ( Phone number removed )
Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome to apply and will be considered alongside all other applicants. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA 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 Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. Further information is available on the UK Border Agency website.
Please note that if there is a high volume of applications received we reserve the right to close this advert.
For those wishing to apply for the post on Secondment they must obtain their managers permission to do so before applying.
The ability to commute within the Trusts geographical area with access to the appropriate means of transport is essential.
You will also be asked to prove your Right to Work in the UK and complete Identification checks.
We will apply for a Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service for the successful candidate.
Anyone applying for a position which involves a regulated activity will require an enhanced Disclosure & Barring check and that the disclosure will, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.
“Humber NHS Foundation Trust is positive about receiving applications from people with personal experience of mental illness and has mechanisms in place to support and guide potential job applicants”. Please see ‘Positive Assets’ link below for more information.
Humber NHS Foundation Trust are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, the Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.
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Successful Applicants will also automatically be enrolled onto the Trust Bank.
Unsuccessful Applicants, who meet the interview threshold but are not appointed to a substantive post, may be offered a Trust Bank Contract.
All posts are restricted to NHSHFT employees in the first instance, in accordance with the internal process for filling posts within a new structure (available on the internal intranet). Where the post is not appointed to following this internal process, in line with the regional clearing house arrangements (September 2010) applications will then be considered from; staff at risk within the Yorkshire and Humber NHS cluster, then from any other NHS staff who are at risk. If following these stages the post remains vacant, all other applications will be considered.
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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