Community Mental Health Nurse - Band 5

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Job Title – Community Mental Health Nurse – Band 5

Location – Recovery Team, Tewksbury (Avon House)

Salary - £24,907-£30,615

Hours per week: 30hrs Job Type: Permanent

We are very excited to be able to offer this band 5 nursing post within the Tewkesbury Recovery team. We are a friendly, welcoming and very supportive team. We are a highly performing and successful multidisciplinary team delivering high quality, person centred assessment and treatment.The Recovery Team works with Adults of Working Age (18 and over) with serious mental health problems, helping them towards better health outcomes and Recovery.

Our team offers Secondary Mental Health Care to GP Surgeries covering catchment areas including Bishops Cleeve, Tewkesbury, Winchcombe, Bredon and Cheltenham. We are fortunate to have our own base site at Avon House with ample parking and easy access to Cheltenham and Gloucester and the M5 motorway, giving access to Wales, the North, London, Bristol and Birmingham.

Tewkesbury is a beautiful Mediaeval Town with a rich history and famously the site of the Wars of The Roses Battle of Tewkesbury in 1471. The town is home to The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury Abbey, the convergence of the Rivers Avon and Severn and has a delightful High Street. Tewkesbury is nestled in the north of Gloucestershire with the Cotswold’s and Worcestershire on its doorstep. The Forest of Dean and Cheltenham Race Course are within driving distance. We are also fortunate to have a number of primary schools rated as Outstanding and Good and a High School which is rated Good by Ofsted in the area.

If you have excellent communication and problem solving skills, a passionate, flexible and creative approach, and you relish a challenge. This could be the job for you. I would be delighted to answer any queries and questions prior to application.

For further details, please contact Tim Carter, Acting Team Manager on Tel: or Email:

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing date: 21st September 2020

Shortlisting date: 22nd September 2020

**Previous applicants need not apply**

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all mandatory training including Breakaway (subject to Occupational Health Clearance). Any training requirements should also be included in the Job Description/Person Specification.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place.

The Trust aims to recruit and retain the best possible staff who, through the application of their skills, qualification and experience, will make a positive contribution to our business of providing quality health care services. It is the Trust’s view that the costs associated with moving house in order to take up a post with us should not restrict our ability to recruit the excellent people we need, therefore we support staff to relocate with our relocation policy.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ‘ Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice’ prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render him/her liable to dismissal.

Reference: 40881061

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