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Veterans Mental Health Nurse

  • Job reference: EL124
  • Location: Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: We are looking for Band 6 Veterans Mental Health Nurse to join a specialist Mental Health TILS service based in Colchester, within the NHS.

The successful candidate will need to drive as you will be expected to travel to other sites.

*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: £24ph

Hours and length of contract:
*Full time Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00 (service are flexible with hours)
*The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP with an initial 3 months contract.

Daily Duties:
You will be working as a Mental Health Nurse as part of the Veterans Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison Service (TILS) that provides treatment for armed forces personnel approaching discharge as well as for veterans.

The service provides a range of treatment and support that includes recognising the early signs of mental health as well as therapeutic treatment for complex mental health difficulties and psychological trauma and aims to prevent patients reaching crisis point.

This role is to carry out mostly office based triage calls on new referrals as well as providing some face to face assessments.
Veterans Awareness training will be given.

Person specification:
The applicant must be DBS cleared and have previous experience in the field.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to emma.leck@servicecare.org.uk