Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
About Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
“I am proud to work with some absolutely fantastic patients, as well as many dedicated, caring and compassionate nursing colleagues.” – Diane Hull, Chief Nurse
Mental health nursing is an incredibly privileged and rewarding career which brings with it the chance to make a huge difference to people’s lives.
To provide the absolute best care you need to be supported in your career, you need to be given the opportunity to be listened to and have your opinion values.
Our Trust vales of Positively, Respectfully and Together sum up perfectly what our roles encompasses.
You will need to be enthusiastic and conscientious and do everything you can to provide the best care to our service users. We are looking for nurses who display compassion, empathy and sensitivity in their approach to people who may be distressed or have a challenging manner.
“We are expecting ambitious people to apply for our roles and will support any continued academic learning.” – Mike Seaman, Deputy Chief Nurse
We have Specialist Nurses, Nurse Consultant and Nurse Prescribers as well as Matrons and Practice Education Facilitators. We employ Mental Health Nurses and also Registered Nurses who have physical health skills but an interest and passion for Mental Health Nursing.
Our nursing teams are compliments by a wide variety of roles such as Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Social Workers as well as Psychologists. All play a vital role and are valued members of our teams.
Why Norfolk and Suffolk?
Norfolk and Suffolk are some of the safest places to live in the UK with low crime rates, making it a community to be proud of. Housing prices are frequently cited as a reason to move here, as you get an incredible amount for your money compared with other major UK cities.
Big blue skies - The beautiful countryside and coastline is quickly and easily accessible from anywhere in Norfolk and Suffolk. Norfolk county is home to the world-famous Norfolk Broads, a National Park with more than 125 miles of man-made, lock-free waterways set in beautiful countryside, and home to picturesque towns and villages. Suffolk is a county filled with natural beauty, bordered by 50 miles of glorious coastline and topped with breathtaking skies. It's full of charming villages and medieval towns and is the home of Constable Country.
For family members who love (or need) to travel, you’re ideally located. Trains run to and from London every 30 minutes from both Ipswich and Norwich, and there are direct rail services from Manchester, Nottingham and Cambridge. Both counties are well connected to major road networks and Norwich has an international airport.