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Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
21/11/2021 23:59

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Preceptee Mental Health Nurse

Band 5

Thank you for your interest in working for Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust prides itself in striving to be an employer of choice.

Our Trust objectives are:

  • Improve health and wellbeing and reduce inequalities by working in partnership and creating opportunities for our citizens.
  • Provide safe, high quality, timely and compassionate care and support, in local communities wherever possible, and informed by experience of people who use services.
  • Make Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly a great place to work in health and social care.
  • Working efficiently so health and care funding give maximum benefits.
  • Create the underpinning infrastructure and capabilities that are critical to delivering high quality care and support.

All external appointments to the Trust will be required to attend a full Trust Corporate Induction which will be held at Carew House, Beacon Technology Park, Dunmere Road, Bodmin, PL31 2QN.

At the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern.  In addition,  although the role advertised may have a ‘home’ office base indicated, we remain committed to supporting flexibility around workplace locations. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.


CFT provide a range of mental health and physical health services to children and adults across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Therefore, we are in a unique position to offer opportunities across a range of services including; inpatient and community.

CFT encourage integrated working across all our services and we are committed to empowering our staff to work together to find solutions and transform our services. We are a research Trust and are currently working on large scale projects to bring new services and ways of working to the County so there really is no better time to get involved and play an active part in transforming NHS services across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

As a newly qualified RNMH you will be part of a structured SWELL (Starting with Empowered Lifelong Learning) preceptorship programme supporting your learning and development into the future.

We currently have Preceptee posts available in the following areas;

  • Adult Inpatient
  • Child and Adolescent Inpatient
  • Adult Community
  • Learning Disabilities 
  • Complex Care & Dementia

Take the next step and enjoy a rewarding career in the beautiful county of Cornwall.

As well as benefiting from the supportive SWELL Preceptorship programme you will receive an NHS pension, generous annual leave entitlement, access to CFT’s salary sacrifice car scheme and cycle to work scheme, NHS discounts at participating retailers and restaurants as well as the Trust’s Central Development Fund for those staff wishing to undertake additional/specialist training.

We are proud of our innovative, open and hard-working culture and we wish to recruit like-minded individuals who share our passion for delivering high quality care.

Appointments will be considered for the September 2021 programme intake.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Recruitment Team
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01208 834644/646