Registered Mental Health Nurse (Band 5)

Status: Permanent

Salary: Band 5, £23,253 - £29,904 per annum dependent on experience, plus 5% Outer London Fringe Allowance

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Based at our Tyrwhitt House Treatment Centre in Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0BX

About us:

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.

About the role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for committed Registered Mental Health Nurses to work as part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team. The post holders will be innovative, enthusiastic and flexible and able to work both autonomously and as part of the team.

Key elements of the role will include:

  • Contributing to the whole system treatment planning process.  Developing, implementing and evaluating treatment and encouraging and supporting service users to define their treatment needs
  • Promotion of the recovery agenda throughout the Organisation
  • Facilitating and co-facilitating psycho-educational groups
  • Promoting the health and wellbeing of veterans within a safe and therapeutic environment
  • Offering evidenced based key worker interventions on a regular basis

Nurses within the charity are professionally managed with appropriate levels of supervision and peer support.

This role will be subject to a DBS check.

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.

Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with an increase upon 5 years of continuous service
  • Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 10% of salary
  • Discount shopping vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

Plus many more.

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Organisation
Combat Stress
Reference
VAC-1014823
Contract Type
Salary
£23,253 - £29,904 per annum dependent on experience, plus 5% Outer London Fringe Allowance
Expiry Date
14/06/2019
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