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Occupational Health Practice Nurse ( Mental Health / General)

Band 5

Main area
Occupational Health
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Fixed term
Hours
Monday to Friday
Job ref
185-A-18-61783
Site
Exeter
Town
Exeter
Salary
Band 5 £23,023 to £29,608
Closing
19/10/2018 23:59

Exeter Occupational Health Service is seeking a motivated registered nurse with Mental Health background to support the multi-disciplinary Occupational Health team deliver an enhanced service to the Trust employees. This is a new role and aimed at providing additional mental health support and advice to employees and managers. Please note, this is not a treatment role, but a great opportunity to apply mental health skills and additonal training may be available for Ocucpational Health. We deliver occupational health services to both NHS and non NHS contracts and the post holder will be responsible for a delivering a professional high quality service including face to face and telephone advice to employees and managers. You will need to be experienced in mental health and current challenges facing NHS employees. You will also need to be peripatetic and a good communicator with the ability to manage your own time. It is essential that you are able to work as part of the team and independently within the scope of practice. Whilst the hours are predominantly 08.30 to 4.30 there may be a requirement to undertake external clinics outside of these hours on occasion. We would welcome applicants who have Occupational Health experience and a keen interest to develop their excellent skills in this area. Towever,his is a new post and therefore offered initially on a fixed term basis. There may be scope for further development for the right candidate You will be working within a multidisciplinary team of Occupational Health Physicians, Nurse Advisors, Physiotherapists and a Staff Support team and a Health and Wellbeing Practitioner.   Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity ***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.*** DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.  

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Natalie Paterson / Sarah Godeck nataliepaterson1@nhs.net 01392 405800

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Wonford
Barrack Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 5DW
Telephone
01392 403936 or 403758

As users of the disability confident scheme, we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need


Our Trust is proudly committed to race equality.
To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.

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