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Mental Health Nurse

  • Job reference: EL132
  • Location: Suffolk
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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We are looking for Band 6 Mental Health Practitioners for a fantastic opportunity to join a specialist Mental Health service based in Suffolk, within the NHS.

The ability to drive is ideal, but not essential.

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred*

Temporary pay rate: £26ph

Hours and length of contract:
*The service operates Monday - Friday 08:00-20:00
*Full time or part time available
o8am-8pm (long day)
*Initial 3 month contract (likelihood of extension)
*The manager requires the position to be filled ASAP

Daily Duties:
You will be working as an RMN within the Access and Assessment Team based in Ipswich and working across Suffolk from a variety of clinical bases.
The service is a single point of referral for people aged 25 and over and accepted when:
*A referrer or the family have concerns around the emotional and mental health of an adult
*An individual is displaying signs of suicidal intent or if there seems to be risk of harm to others
*A GP wishes to confirm a diagnosis or implement specialist treatment
*Particular medication is required

You will either be performing face to face assessments or screening and triaging urgent/routine referrals in the duty team. You will be expected to work independently and/or as part of a team depending on the role you are performing, however the service works as a wider multi-disciplinary team and support is available daily.

*Are you a highly motivated, passionate and skilled Mental Health Nurse / Occupational Therapist or Social Worker?
*Do you believe in keeping Service Users and Carers at the heart of everything you do and central to the provision of their care?
*Are you interested in developing your skills whilst in a clinical role and working in a friendly environment with supportive work colleagues?

If so this could be a great placement for you!!

Person specification:
The applicant must be DBS cleared and have previous experience in the field.
If you are interested in any of these roles then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to