Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Mental Health
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
City & Hackney Centre for Mental Health
£26,554 to £34,495 pa. incl. HCA
28/01/2018 23:59

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


We are looking to recruit Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurses across our Adult Acute wards at the City & Hackney Centre for Mental Health which is based at the Homerton Hospital in Hackney. CHCMH provides an in-patient facility for people who reside in City and Hackney who are of working age and are in the most acute and vulnerable stage of their illness.

We have 5 acute wards for adults of working age and all are single sex and 1 male PICU.

We are looking for nurses who have a passion for caring for those with acute mental health needs and works and support service users within the Recovery Framework.

City & Hackney directorate of East London NHS Foundation Trust have exciting openings for skilled and motivated RMNs to continue in the development of world class care for service users with mental health difficulties.

We are looking for qualified staff to become part of our nursing team and to be an integral part of our MDT. Whether you are newly qualified nurse or looking for a change in your career, East London NHS Foundation Trust has opportunities for you to develop as a professional and offers you clinical support and a chance to be part of a multi-faceted MDT.

We welcome any applicants to come and visit our wards prior to interview

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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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