Staff Nurse - Band 5

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Staff Nurse
Band 5
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Chase Farm Hospital / CAMHS Beacon Centre
£22,128 to £28,746 + Outer London HCAS pa
25/02/2018 23:59

Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust is responsible for providing mental health services for people of all ages across the London Boroughs of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey, as well as providing some specialist services across the whole of North London and beyond. Since January 2011, the Trust also provides adult and children’s community health services in Enfield, following the transfer of Enfield Community Services from NHS Enfield. 

Please note - Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust will only accept on-line application forms.


Staff Nurse- Band-5 (Forensic Service and CAMHS 'The Beacon Centre' )

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 is looking to recruit Band 5 registered nurses for the Forensic in-patient service and CAMHS tier 4 inpatient service The North London Forensic Service, based at our Chase Farm Hospital site, provides inpatient services to North Central London of both medium and low secure forensic care, including a women’s service and a 15 bedded service designated for forensic patients with learning disabilities. Having been rated outstanding by the CQC previously, We maintained our outstanding status and improved by being rated in 4 domains as outstanding out of 5 domains. We are the first forensic service in England to achieve such an outcome. We develop and retain our staff through support and provide opportunities for staff develop and grow.

The “New“ Beacon Centre is a 14 bedded tier 4 inpatient Child And Adolescent Mental Health Service based at Edgware Community Hospital. The Beacon Centre has evolved to be one of the best CAMHS tier 4 inpatient units in the country, highly praised by NHS England and the CQC. The precious CQC inspection rated it as Requiring Improvement. The Most Recent CQC inspection rated it as GOOD across all 5 domains. This is in recognition to all the excellent progression at the Beacon Centre which is under a new Service manager and enthusiastic qualified nurses.

Are you interested in working in a Mental Health Trust within the specialism of Forensic Mental Health or CAMHS? Do you meet any of the criteria below?

  • RMN
  • RNLD
  • Paediatric Nurse
  • 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 judgments 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. Those who pass the literacy and numeracy test will be invited to interview on the same day. Please specify if you are interested in CAMHS or Forensics. For further information please contact Mr. Ben Mensah on 02087024653 /07572502022.

Interview Date: 7th March 2018.

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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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