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Health & Wellbeing MH Nurse - Band 6

Band 6

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Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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HMP Pentonville
HMP Pentonville
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum + Inner London HCAS
Salary period
13/08/2020 23:59

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19. NLFS delivers mental health care across some of the prisons and provides mental health services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.​


Health & Wellbeing Nurse Band 6

HMP Pentonville Full-time

Applications are welcomed for an exciting opportunity for a Health & Wellbeing Nurse Band 6 to take up this full-time post within HMP Pentonville and be part of a MDT. The service is part of the Community Services in North London Forensic Service which is part of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust.

The post holder will be part of the HMP Pentonville Health & Well-Being team. In addition to providing nursing assessment and therapy on an individual & group basis, responsibilities will include offering advice and consultation on clients’ care & management to prison colleagues. The post-holder may be expected to provide supervision to more junior staff as part of their CPD. Assessment and management of risk is a core component of this role.

The successful candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills and a proven ability to make evidence-based, informed decisions within a complex, rapidly changing and demanding environment. The post holder must have an ability to work flexibly according to the needs of the patient, and will enjoy the support of a stable, motivated team of clinicians dedicated to the provision of the highest possible standard of clinical care and treatment.

The successful candidate will start in post following interview, successful employment checks and prison vetting.



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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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Junaid Dowool
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Mental Health Team Lead
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Additional information

 Dr Natasha Sarkissian, Clinical Psychologist and Therapy Lead

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