Welcome to Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust Staff Bank

NSFT provide mental health and learning disability services across Norfolk and Suffolk. At the Trust, they believe in recovery and wellbeing, and understand the importance of good physical health, maintaining relationships and achieving a balance between treatments and continuing an active life.

The trust aims to be recognised as a national leader through the provision and co-ordination of high quality, excellent and cost-effective services, together with a commitment to research and innovation. They aim to be an expert in mental health whole life care and wellbeing, known by the local community to provide excellent advice, care and treatment in a friendly, flexible and timely manner.

Community Psychiatric Nurse

Are you a Community Psychiatric Nurse and would you like the opportunity to pick up a longer-term placement at Norfolk and Suffolk?  We are looking for imaginative and determined Band 6 Nurses with mental health experience to join the staff bank.

At the Trust, NSFT provide a comprehensive range of community based mental health services for children, adults of working age and adults in later life. NSFT services focus on providing effective interventions using the best evidence available and reducing reliance on inpatient services.

The trust aims to integrate community teams for working age adults and older people with social care, as well as primary and general health services when possible.


CPN Duties will include:

  • A mixture of direct clinical work, care coordination, groups and team working
  • Managing your own caseload
  • Deliver a wide range of evidence based individual and group interventions
  • Analysing and thinking about what a young person’s needs are and if they need input from a secondary service
  • Building rapport with young people

If you’re a Nurse with mental health experience looking to gain experience in the NHS within a community setting, working a long-term placement through NHS Professionals could be the perfect solution for you.

Discover the staff bank

NHS Professionals Staff Bank

If a hospital cannot supply staff on a ward or area, due to increased demand, sickness, or common staff shortages, they need to call upon Bank staff. NHS Professionals works with trusts to develop ‘bank’ of highly skilled workers who want to work flexibly with the NHS.

Working through a staff bank helps a trust reduce their reliance on expensive agencies helping their spend go back into healthcare. Right now, we have over 126,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities all saving the NHS over £70 million per year which is reinvested back into each client trust.

What can the staff bank offer you?

Whether you’re looking to enhance your skillset, gain more experience or simply earn a bit of extra money, we can help you achieve this through the staff bank. Join today and enjoy a number of benefits: 

  • Competitive pay rates
  • First choice of shifts
  • Access to shifts before they
  • are available to Agency
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle
  • Take control of when you want to work
  • Work this week, get
  • paid next week
  • Build holiday
  • allowance for every shift worked
  • Book and manage shifts online
  • Access shifts anywhere, anytime or through your smartphone
  • Support when you need it
  • 24/7 365 days
  • 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder
  • pension scheme
  • available

Join today …

Register with us today for Bank membership and look forward to a choice of flexible work and long-term placements opportunities, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in some of the most prestigious NHS trusts in England. 



Additional Information

Job Title: Community Psychiatric Nurse

Shift: Monday - Friday

Term: Long Term Placement

Salary: Band 6

Rate: £17.79 - £28.46 per hour

Location: Community based

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