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Community Mental Health Nurse

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata(plus HCAS)
Closing date
28 Sep 2023
An opportunity is available to join the Waltham forest Community Recovery Services. We are a dynamic, multi-disciplinary service, providing a range of specialist interventions within an integrated person-centred approach to adults who are residents of the Borough of Waltham Forest. We work with those who have a diagnosis of a mental health condition often who have complex presentations including substances and physical health concerns.

If you are an overseas qualified nurse and wanting to start your journey to becoming a UK based registered nurse with the NMC, you can check whether you are eligible to be supported through our Capital Nurse consortium. Please visit Whilst NELFT is happy to welcome overseas nurses we are unable to consider your application directly. You should submit your interest and apply through the Capital Nurse London group.

Main duties of the job

It is important to us that the successful candidate is an experienced professional, possessing a commitment to working with adults, their carers and other members of their social network. They will be committed to developing and promoting evidence-based best practice and be confident with working within a mental health setting.

We are looking for a qualified professional, you will possess an understanding of how multidisciplinary teams need to function.

The post is full time, offering excellent opportunities to develop special professional interests share expertise and work closely with colleagues. Training, good support and partnership working is offered. Close relationships also exist with multi-agency partners.

The teams operational working hours is Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm although some flexibility may be needed, a car driver would be desirable but not essential for the role.

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 in 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 per annum pro rata).

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further details on this vacancy.

Person Specification



  • RMN with Live NMC Registration without any restrictions
  • Mentoring/ Equivalent Qualification


  • Other specialist training



  • Working in Mental Health Setting continously for at least 2 years


  • Community Mental Health Setting
  • Has experience working as a care coordinator
  • Open Dialogue Experience



  • Computer Skills
  • Command of verbal and written communication
  • Competent RIO User


  • Car User

Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


Jane Atkinson Centre


E17 3HP

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