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Mental Health Services for Older people
Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust
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Shotley Bridge Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
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Community Mental Health Nurse

Band 5

We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.

We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.

We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal’s Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 5 registered mental health nurse to join community mental health services for older people in Derwentside. We are looking to employ a highly motivated mental health nurse with drive and enthusiasm in this field of nursing. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a patient centered approach to care, have excellent assessment and risk management skills. The post holder will be responsible for the management of a caseload of patients and work effectively within a multidisciplinary team. They will also be required to provide clinical leadership and supervision to junior members of the community team. There will also be an expectation that the successful candidate will support students and learners within this clinical setting.

The post-holder will be required to travel across the Derwentside area and therefore applicants must be capable of independent travel.

This post is only open to candidates who have their NMC registration and have successfully completed the preceptorship programme.



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

John Herbert, Team Manager