Community Mental Health Nurse

Recruiter
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Location
Folkestone
Posted
08 Nov 2018
Closes
15 Nov 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Main area Community Mental HealthGrade Band 5Contract PermanentHours Full Time 37.5 hours per weekJob ref 380-SR871-C Site Ash EtonTown FolkestoneSalary £23,023 - £29,608 paClosing Today at 23:59

It’s an exciting time to join us: KMPT has been rated Outstanding for Caring and Good overall in our most recent CQC inspection in January 2017!

As part of KMPT's attraction package, we currently offer a New Hire Bonus of up to £1200 for registered nursing staff joining in a band 5 or 6 Front Line nursing role with direct patient care.

Would you like to be part of a forward thinking service? To provide nursing interventions including administration of long term depot injections, Clozapine monitoring and wellbeing/physical health checks in a clinic setting.

Do you want to develop your knowledge, skills and expertise to ensure that we deliver high quality, person centered care at the right time and in the right place?

We are looking for a dedicated band 5 /6 CPN to join our team and be part of our forward thinking, progressive Community Mental Health Team, that invests in its staff through continuous development and career progression. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and flexible individual to join our established CMHT.

We take pride in our services which are underpinned by our values of respect, openness, accountability, working together, innovation and excellence.

Our promise to you as a new recruit is that we will provide you with the following:

• New Hire Bonus of £1200 pro rota for band 5 & 6 ‘Front Line’ nursing staff
• NHS Pension scheme
• Career development with our comprehensive range of training & development opportunities to enhance your skills
• Strong Supportive Management committed to provide 1-2-1 support to advance personal development
• Experience of working with a specialist patient group
• Preceptorship programme providing structured support to newly registered professionals entering at band 5
• Fully funded Return to Practice course
• Car Lease Scheme open to all staff
• National and Local NHS Discounts for employees and their families
• Relocation Support if you are moving to the area dependent on your circumstances
• 35 days paid holiday, increasing to 41 days after 10 years’ service
• Child Care Vouchers

If you are seeking a new challenge and interested in becoming part of this forward thinking and innovative Trust then we want to talk to you.

We take pride in our services – which are underpinned by our values:
• Respect
• Openness
• Accountability
• Working together
• Innovation
• Excellence

In the winter of 2017, we launched our new and exciting Nursing Strategy, which is attached here for your reference. Our strategy will support our registered and unregistered nursing staff to provide the best care possible to our patients and their families, whilst enjoying a long and supportive career with us here at KMPT.


This post is subject to a six month probationary period for candidates external to the Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust.

Employment in this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

IN CASES WHERE WE RECEIVE A HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS FOR A POST, IT MAY BE NECESSARY TO BRING THE CLOSING DATE FORWARD. YOU ARE ADVISED TO SUBMIT YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.

DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO RESPOND INDIVIDUALLY TO YOUR APPLICATION. SHOULD YOU NOT HEAR FROM US WITHIN SIX WEEKS OF THE VACANCY CLOSING, PLEASE ASSUME THAT YOUR APPLICATION HAS NOT BEEN SUCCESSFUL.



Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

Production of false or forged documents/qualifications in order to obtain employment is a criminal offence and will be reported to the Police.

If you are seeking a new challenge and interested in becoming part of this forward thinking and innovative Trust then we want to talk to you.

We take pride in our services – which are underpinned by our values:

  • Respect
  • Openness
  • Accountability
  • Working together
  • Innovation
  • Excellence

KMPT Benefits:

NHS pension scheme

Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/Pensions.aspx for more details.

Annual leave for Agenda for Change

On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time

Plus bank holidays that’s up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.

Recommend a friend campaign

If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,

Flexible working

Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.

Childcare vouchers

This is a salary sacrifice scheme http://www.childcarevouchers.co.uk/

Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave

Dependant on length of NHS service

Other paid/unpaid leave

This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outside of annual leave.

Non paid leave for career breaks

Staff Support

KMPT offer a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems.

NHS discounts and shopping vouchers

Staff can sign up to Red Guava, PS discounts and Health Service Discounts to receive a variety of discounts in travel, fashion, technology, mobile phone contracts, food and drink, days out etc.

Learning and Development opportunities

In addition to the mandatory subjects there are a number of leadership, management and staff topic areas, including coaching and mentoring.

Lease car scheme Cycle to work scheme The list goes on………!

We love the work, and we want you to join us.

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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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