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Community Mental Health Nurse - Band 6


Main area
Mental Health
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
BED M Beds Adult CMHT Spring House, Biggleswade Hospital, Potton Road, Biggleswade Beds SG18 0EL
£28,050 to £33,222 pa
28/01/2019 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.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Community Mental Health Nurse to join our forward-thinking and dynamic team based in Biggleswade.

Our service focuses on developing and utilising the specialist mental health skills of individual employees and embracing their core competencies as Registered Nurses and Social Workers.

As a team we provide assessments, care planning, delivery and evaluation of those with moderate to severe mental health difficulties.

The successful candidate will carry out the role of a Care Coordinator under the principles of CPA, administer IM injections, participate in Safeguarding Investigations, monitor mental state and review the care provided

You will liaise with Primary Care Services, and the Voluntary and Private Sector to contribute to providing a Recovery focussed model of care.

On-going support and supervision will be provided. In addition, you will have a Personal Development Plan and be actively encouraged to develop your skills and professional interests such as the opportunity to undertake AMHP training, DBT training etc..


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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

Patrick Moore, telephone 01767 224181, email

If you have problems applying, contact

0207 655 4158