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Mental Health Nurse
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours
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Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
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Campus for Ageing and Vitality
Newcastle upon Tyne
£24,907 - £30,615
30/09/2020 23:59
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Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust logo

Community Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

Cumbria, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria.


We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year.


We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.


We are an ambitious organisation aiming to improve the wellbeing of everyone we serve through delivering services that match the best in the world.


CNTW values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances.

We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer.

We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award.

The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.


Community Nurse/ Care Coordinator

Job Reference:

Employer:     Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

Department: Older Persons Community Treatment Team (CTT)      

Location:      Newcastle – based at Centre for the Health of the Elderly, Campus for Ageing & Vitality.

A Community Nurse, Band 5 is required to work in the Older Persons Community Treatment Team. This is a busy team covering all localities across Newcastle and as well as the eastern part of the borough of North Tyneside

We are looking for a suitably qualified person who is dynamic and motivated with a specific interest in the mental health care of the older people. The appropriate knowledge and skills to assess, deliver and coordinate treatment and interventions for older adults with cognitive problems and all other mental health conditions where physical co -morbidity or other age related complexity is required.

The successful applicant must be a confident, experienced nurse with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who is focused and well organized. The demands of the job also requires ability to be autonomous, flexible and responsive with a positive attitude to team work.

All clinical posts are subject to DBS clearance (formerly CRB) prior to commencement.

You will work in a highly supported environment as part of the wider Older persons Pathway and will be provided with support to develop your knowledge and skills. You must have a strong commitment to the delivery of high quality, safe, patient care and be a good role model in reflecting the Trusts core Values.

If you require any further information please contact Caroline Lewis, Pathway Manager or Debbie Budzinski, Clinical Lead via the Newcastle Older Persons Single Point of Access 0191 2468655

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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

If you require any further information please contact Caroline Lewis, Pathway Manager or Debbie Budzinski, Clinical Lead via the Newcastle Older Persons Single Point of Access 0191 2468655

Apply online now