NEU Professionals is recruiting international Registered Nurses with Mental Health experience to work at Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT)
Located just north of London, Hertfordshire offers accessibility to big city life with the affordability and tranquility of suburban living. It’s the best of both worlds. HPFT also received an overall “Outstanding” rating from the Care Quality Commission, making it a great place to work and grow your career as a Mental Health nurse.
HPFT’s kind and welcoming team of staff is dedicated to the well-being of their clients and ensuring they achieve the best outcome. During their clients’ time with them, they provide a high standard of care and actively involve them at every stage to ensure their needs are met.
In the role, you could provide services to:
- Adult Rehabilitation Services
- Older People’s Mental Health Services
- Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
- Learning Disability Services
- Community Services
- Acute services
The role of a mental health nurse in the National Health Service (NHS) is vital in providing comprehensive care and support to individuals experiencing mental health challenges. Mental health nurses play a crucial role in promoting and maintaining the mental well-being of patients within the healthcare system.
These nurses work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers, to develop and implement effective treatment plans. They assess patients’ mental health needs, conduct evaluations, and provide therapeutic interventions to address their specific conditions. Mental health nurses also assist in the diagnosis and monitoring of mental health disorders.
In addition to direct patient care, mental health nurses provide education and support to patients and their families, equipping them with knowledge about mental health conditions, coping strategies, and available resources. They play a significant role in promoting mental health awareness and reducing stigma associated with mental illnesses.
The NHS values diversity, inclusivity, and compassion. They know a diverse workforce is essential to providing the best possible care to their patients. They are committed to providing a supportive and welcoming environment for all their employees, regardless of their background or experience.
The NHS understands that employees’ growth and development are crucial to their success. They offer extensive training and development opportunities to help Mental Health nurses build their skills and advance their careers, as well as a wide variety of career paths they can take, having the chance to work with children or adults. The NHS also offer competitive salaries and benefits, including generous holiday allowances, enhanced NHS pension schemes, and health insurance.
If you are a talented and dedicated Mental Health Nurse looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to make a difference, we invite you to join us at Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT). Apply now to become part of our team and help us deliver the best possible care to patients across the community.
NEU Professionals Candidates
- Nursing degree at post-secondary level leading to registration as a general nurse.
- Minimum 1 year of working experience in acute hospital or community setting as a Registered Nurse (academic internships not considered). Will accept newly qualified nurses as long as they want to work in mental health.
- Proof of English language proficiency in line with the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s requirements. *
* For other information about NMC English language requirements and exemptions please click here.
NHS Trusts Offer
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) offers:
- Salary Band 5 pay scale from £28,407 gross per annum (Pre OSCE salary: £24,336)*. Salary based on experience and preceptorship/career progression to Band 6.
- Permanent, full time positions + overtime and additional shifts available,
- Enhancements for “unsocial” working hours, nights and Saturdays +30%, Sundays and Public (Bank) Holidays +60%,
- English language exam fee (up to £360) – reimbursed on arrival,
- CBT exam fee (£90) – reimbursed on arrival,
- OSCE exam fee (£794) – sponsored in advance,
- Application for nursing/midwifery (£140),
- NMC registration fee (£153),
- Certificate of Sponsorship and Immigration Skills Charge (not IHS) (£3,199) – Employer’s cost,
- Skilled Worker Visa fee for the candidate only – sponsored in advance,
- 3 month accommodation / support with rent up to value of £1500 if own accommodation sourced,
- Inbound flight to the UK of max. value of £600 (costs over and above this amount to be met by the candidate),
- 27 days of paid holidays + 8 public holidays,
- Excellent professional development opportunities,
- Enhanced NHS Pension scheme, excellent maternity and paternity leave packages, discounts in local shops, restaurants and more.
*view NHS Agenda for Change for more information about NHS salaries
NEU Professionals and Ethical Recruitment
NEU Professionals are regulated by NHS Employers and their Code of Practice for International Recruitment, which states that some developing countries should not be targeted when actively recruiting healthcare professionals. Therefore we are not able to accept or process applications from any of the countries listed on the following link: https://www.nhsemployers.org/articles/code-practice-red-and-amber-list-countries