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Staff Nurse - Band 5

Band 5

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Band 5
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Chase Farm
£27,936 to £34,628.80 pa Inc Outer London HCAS
22/09/2019 23:59

Barnet Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust, providing both mental health and community services, is an organisation that is going places!

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

Staff Nurse - Band 5

The North London Forensic Service, based at Chase Farm Hospital site which has been rated outstanding by the CQC, provides inpatient services to North Central London of both medium and low secure forensic care, including a women’s service and learning disabilities.

In addition, services are provided in the community, including a 24-bed low secure unit and a range of forensic community services including assertive outreach teams, court diversion and in-reach to local prisons

The service has set up a new 12 bedded Low Secure Learning Disabilities Ward at Chase Hospital.

Are you an enthusiastic Learning Disabilities Nurse or Mental health looking for an opportunity to develop your career in nursing within the specialism of Forensic Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Services and do you meet the following minimum criteria?

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity and meet the requirements below please apply. We welcome applicants who are final year student nurses and also, people who prefer part time, ( from 2 days a week onwards )

As part of well-being initiative, we have a multi-gym, a full size indoor basketball court on site which staff can use free. We also have a tennis court which we encourage staff to use with patients. We also have mindfulness and Circuit training for staff.

  • RMN/RNLD qualification
  • Final year Mental health Nursing student
  • Final year Learning Disability Student
  • Ability to effectively run a shift on the ward showing leadership and effective team working
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to negotiate and influence
  • Able to make balanced judgements and decisions
  • Able to work under pressure while remaining calm and maintaining quality
  • Has a flexible and creative approach to problem solving
  • Is physically fit and able to complete PMCB mandatory training

Those interested who feel they meet the criteria, should first apply via this site, NHS Jobs. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to come and take a literacy and numeracy test followed by a short workout. Those who pass the literacy and numeracy test will be invited to interview probably on the same day.

For further information please contact Mr. Ben Mensah on 07572502022.

should the number of applicants be excessive the closing date will be brought forward.

Two references will be required, one from your current or most recent employer, the other from your previous employer. The referees should be from persons with management responsibility. If you have been unemployed for a period of four years or more, please give your last employer and one character referee of your choice (not members of your family). If more applicable, references will be requested from your Teacher or Head of Faculty. Please ensure you provide full contact details. Should you not hear from us within three working weeks of the closing date for this post, then regretfully in this instance, you have not been shortlisted.

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Ben Mensah

Service Manager

020 8702 4653

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