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Mental Health Nurse

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
Chadwell Heath
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro-rata plus HCAS
Closing date
9 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

Are you looking for a rewarding role with excellent career opportunities? An exciting opportunity has arisen for compassionate and motivated Band 5 Mental Health Nurses (experienced or newly qualified) to join our dedicated Multi-Disciplinary Team at NELFT.

Our EWMHS team is currently delivering a large programme of transformation aimed at improving the experience of service users, carers and staff and making the directorate an excellent place to work and receive care. This includes a detailed development programme to promote career development for staff at all grades. This role presents an exciting opportunity to make a real contribution and develop your skills.

Main duties of the job

You will be joining a multi-disciplinary team that is committed to the provision of high-quality recovery focused and patient-centred care, staff development, and collaboration. The successful applicant will work with the team to promote a culture that fosters high employee engagement and a progressive attitude to service improvement. You will also work collaboratively with others to meet needs of patients and their families, demonstrating a passion for helping those experiencing mental health concerns.

In return for your commitment, the Trust offers a wide and varied range of fantastic benefits that will help support you in your work and home life throughout your time with us. This includes, subsidised gym membership, generous annual leave entitlement, salary sacrifice car scheme, cycle to work scheme and a commitment to flexible working. You will find our full benefits offering on our website. We also provide you with access to an array of training and development opportunities, to help you achieve your goals whilst developing the needs of the service.

About us

COVID-19 Vaccination

We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff, and their families.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process, new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop-in sessions focusing on engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High-Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High-Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (minimum payment of �4,313 and a maximum payment of �5,436).

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification when completing your application

Person Specification



  • NVQ level 2 or equivalent standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Registered Nurse for Mental Health
  • Evidence of personal development ? Application Form Interview Completed stud


  • Mental Health ? Application Form Interview Evidence of other post registration education and training



  • Commitment to working as part of a multi - disciplinary team
  • Ability to support and supervise staff



  • An awareness of NHS Plan, NSF and clinical governance priorities Key issues in service area
  • Knowledge of services provided by other agencies
  • Knowledge of health promotion approach


  • Understanding of and ability to carry out audit



  • Basic awareness of IT and IT skills
  • Good interpersonal and organisation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


The Grove

Grove Road

Chadwell Heath


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