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B5/6 Community Mental Health Nurse / CPN - Developmental

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£29,827 to £44,629 a year Incl 5% Fringe HCAS, pa, pro rata
Closing date
31 May 2024

Job Details

This opportunity is open to candidates with the NMC and living in the UK ( with New Hire Bonus and relocation package)

We currently have an opportunity for an aspiring or established Community Mental Health Nurse based in Woking Community Mental Health Recovery Service (CMHRS).

We are a multi-disciplinary Recovery based community mental health service and provide evidence based treatment and interventions to all people who use our service with a focus on Recovery and promoting independence. We are working towards providing treatment within structured Care Pathways that ensure the best outcomes for our clients. Team is fully engaged in an exciting Community Mental Health Transformation Programme are looking to provide innovative apporaches to meeting the mental health needs of a diverse community.

You will be a registered Mental Health Nurse, required to demonstrate a high level of commitment, motivation and knowledge of working with people with severe and enduring mental health problems. You will be supported in your role not only through formal supervision and training but also through a strong multidisciplinary and collaborative approach within our team.

Main duties of the job

This post will include assessing new people referred to our service and working with an allocated caseload of existing service users providing low level psychological interventions and liaising with other professionals to coordinate their care under the Care Programme Approach. You will need to be able to safely administer medication in a community setting, engage in medicines management and physical health monitoring.

You will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills and be able to provide clear information around health promotion and psychoeducation to people who use our services as well as providing educational input and supervision to nursing students and junior colleagues.

You will need to be able to work flexibly and collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team and other agencies. You will need to be able to assess risk dynamically and work to safeguard our clients at al times.You will work in our Team Base and in people's homes.

The candidate must have a full and valid driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes due to the community element of this role.

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please check the job description and personal specification document for more information on the requirements and responsibilities of this job.

Our offer: �2,000 new hire bonus paid in two instalment subject to T& C 5% on top of basic salary high cost allowance supplement (subject to a maximum payment of �2011) Relocation allowance: up to �8,000*subject to eligibility. Sponsorship for international candidates who resides in the UK with NMC: up to �3,199 NHS Pension: employers contribution 20.86% from day one. One of the UK's best pension scheme Subsidised nursery places Car Scheme: tax saving up to �6,000 Discounted Nuffield Gym Membership 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust Service) plus bank holiday (pro rata where applicable)

Person Specification



  • Band 5 - 1 years' experience working with people with mental health (can be pre-qualification)
  • Band 6 - 2 year's post qualification experience of working in the community with people with severe and enduring mental health illness
  • Band 6 - Mentor Preparation or Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Practice


  • Able to carry out supervision.
  • Able to co-facilitate group work.
  • Able to use IT confidently.



  • NMC Registered Nurse - RMN/RN (Mental Health)

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Woking Community Mental Health Recovery Service

Bridgewell House, 29 Claremont Avenue,


GU22 7SF

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