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Senior Mental Health Nurse

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced qualified mental health nurse looking for a change in direction? Why not apply to join our CQC rated 'Outstanding' Trust at Berkshire Healthcare to take on a new challenge?

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has vacancies for Band 5 nurses across Berkshire, if you would like to discuss our opportunities please apply here and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will call you.

By making this one application you will be able to select the team/s and location/s you wish to work in. We will be in touch to either set you up with an interview at the earliest opportunity or to discuss your desired role so we can contact you when that position becomes available. We will do the work for you to find your perfect role!

We have a wealth of opportunity for you to enhance your nursing career and for you to make a true difference to the lives of our service users and have an impact on the innovation of our services.

Opportunities available:
  • We have Mental Health Nurse roles covering Newbury, Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell, Windsor, Maidenhead and Slough.
  • Some of the teams currently recruiting are:
    • Memory Clinic
    • Community Mental Health Team
    • Older People's Mental Health
    • Home Treatment Team
    • Inpatient Wards at Prospect Park Hospital
  • We also have Practitioner roles in Liaison & Diversion Teams based in Oxfordshire, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire.

Main duties of the job

You will be joining multi-disciplinary teams that are committed to the provision of highly quality service user centred care. Our teams are looking for compassionate, extraordinary nurses that want to make an impact.

We have a wealth of opportunity for you to enhance your Band 5 Nursing Career Pathway and for you to make a true difference to the lives of our service users and have an impact on the innovation of our services.

About us

Benefits of working for us include:
  • Flexible working options to support work-life balance.
  • 27 days' annual leave rising with service + opportunity to buy and sell
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Excellent learning and career development opportunities
  • 'Cycle to Work' and car leasing scheme
  • Access to a range of wellbeing tools and services
  • Discounts at hundreds of popular retailers and restaurants
  • Staff networks for race, diversity, disabilities and armed forces community to support equality
  • Generous maternity, paternity, adoption and special leave.
  • Free parking across Trust sites

Job description

Job responsibilities

The must haves to know whether you should apply
  • NMC registration.
  • A passion for nursing, that matches our passion to provide excellent healthcare for patients.
  • For Community Roles you will need access to a vehicle for work purposes and a full drivers license.
  • At least 18 months post qualification experience.

  • Should you match up to the points listed above, then please apply and one of our team will get back to you. Please note that suitable applicants are interviewed on a first come first serve basis so apply today to avoid missing out on your perfect role!

    This vacancy is for candidates who have the legal right to work in the United Kingdom without requiring overseas sponsorship.

    However, if you require sponsorship or assistance obtaining a work visa and would like to join the Berkshire Healthcare team as a registered healthcare professional there may be other vacancies which you can apply for, please contact our partner agents . However, candidates from countries on the World Health OrganisationRed List cannot be supported. For more details please refer to this link:

    Person Specification



    • Registered RMN
    • Full and Complete Application Form
    • Full UK driving licence and use of a car for work purposes, with the appropriate insurance for business



    • At least 18 months post qualification experience

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust




    RG12 2UT

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