Dorset 2017-08-11T14:57:48+00:00

Community Mental Health Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Adult Mental Health
Band 6
37.5 per week
Job ref
Hahnemann House
£26,565 to £35,577 p.a.
03/07/2018 23:59





An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and dynamic nurse to join Bournemouth West Locality Community Mental Health Team.

The successful candidate will have a proven ability to provide comprehensive assessments, formulation and specialist treatments for adults of working age with a full range of mental health problems.

Bournemouth West Locality Community Mental Health Team has moved to recovery orientated integrated care pathways as a model of delivery; an ability to make full use of cluster allocation and Health of the Nation Outcome Scores is also required.

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are essential, as well as an ability to work under pressure, to ensure the Trusts and Social Services’ annual objectives, targets and standards are achieved.

In return we can also offer you:

  • Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continuing professional development
  • An excellent preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses and the chance to further your career in a nurse led environment
  • You will receive a comprehensive and structured induction programme and training
  • Monthly pay plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday working
  • NHS Pension scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing service
  • Holiday pay of up to 33 days, plus bank holidays pro rata, dependent on service
  • NHS discounts
  • Salary sacrifice scheme including work related learning, childcare vouchers, cars, cycles, home technology equipment and buying and selling of annual leave
  • Not forgetting our unique selling point – our Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastline

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  The DBS levies a charge of £44 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.  This will only apply to candidates who are new to the Trust and not internal staff.

Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

Interviews will take place on 23rd July 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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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details/informal visits please contact. Adrian Rendall, Team Leader on

01202 584440


If you have problems applying, contact

01202 277158