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Registered Mental Health Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Prison Mental Health Care
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 Hours Per Week
Job ref
HMP Peterborough
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro rata
19/08/2019 23:59

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) provides an integrated mental health and learning disability service of the highest standard to residents within HMP/YOI Peterborough. We aim to support people of all ages to achieve the very best they can for their health and well being. To ensure that we achieve this goal, we look to recruit candidates of a high calibre that share our passion for delivering excellent service user care, research and education.

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Mental Health Nurse to join our Mental Health InReach Team, based in HMP Peterborough. The successful candidate will work within a dedicated team of mental health nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, a substance misuse practitioner and will liaise with the wider prison staff and partner agencies. The team offer mental health care to residents in the prison within core working hours from 0900hrs to 1700hrs. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to support the team by providing comprehensive nursing care. The successful candidate will have a full Trust and Prison induction.
The ideal candidate will have a strong team work ethic, sense of accountability, accompanied by an ability to work under considerable pressure at times. This post is open to professionals with the right attributes to enhance a team.

We will provide the necessary support to ensure your development within your role. We are keen to support and develop our staff through a clear career pathway and encourage promotional opportunities within the Trust.
If you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team striving to make a difference for our community by supporting people with mental health or learning disability needs in prison, then we want to hear from you.

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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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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital
Cambridge, CB21 5EF

T 01223 219400 (open 8:30am to 5pm)
F 01480 398501