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Staff Nurse - Band 5

Band 5

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Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Chase Farm Hospital
£24,214 to £30,112 pa plus Outer London HCAS
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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

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust wishes to encourage people who have experienced mental health problems to apply for any post within the Trust for which they meet the person specification.

The Trust is committed to flexible working and wherever possible will endeavour to accommodate requests for specific working patterns taking into account service needs. Please note Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust will only accept on-line application forms.

Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust are recruiting to a Band 5, Staff Nurse for North London Forensic Service (NLFS) in-patient services.

NLFS is an OUTSTANDING rated service based at Chase Farm Hospital site. We provide inpatient services to North Central London of both medium and low secure forensic care, including a women’s service and 2 secure wards for patients with a learning disability. In addition, services are provided in the community, including a 24-bed low secure unit, assertive outreach teams and in-reach to local prisons.

There are excellent training and leadership opportunities for all staff nurses with a structured development programme as well as a range of clinical specialist training such as trauma informed care, CBT, motivational interviewing, DBT and QI training.

Do you have experience within the specialism of Forensic mental health/Learning Disability or acute services and do you meet the following minimum criteria?

  • Band 5 or equivalent grading with 6 months experience at this level
  • Qualification or extensive experience in learning disability and/or mental health
  • Forensic or acute inpatient experience
  • Coordinate service user assessments & implementation of care plans in conjunction with the multi disciplinary team.
  • Work as a role model within a working shift
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to negotiate, problem solve and influence.
  • 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 TAMVA/PMCB & mandatory training.

Interview Date: TBC

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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

Phil Jackson

Service Manager for Acute Forensic Services

020 8702 4648

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