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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
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum + Outer London HCAS
14/07/2020 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.​


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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