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Community Mental Health Nurse (South)

Community Mental Health Nurse (South)

Covering the South region – Anglia, based in Colchester

Status: Permanent

Salary: Band 6, £26,959-36,107 per annum dependent on experience

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week


Combat Stress is the UK’s leading mental health charity for veterans of the UK Armed Forces. We provide free specialist clinical treatment and support to ex-servicemen and women across the UK with mental health conditions.

We treat conditions including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety. We provide a range of free services including short-stay clinical treatment, a specialist PTSD Intensive Treatment Programme, Occupational Therapy, Community support and a free 24-hour Helpline.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Community Outreach South Team. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will primarily deliver a community assessment service (identifying potential PTSD and other mental health difficulties) and a program of psycho-education. There will be opportunities to work with the Occupational Therapist in delivering treatment in the community. You will work in close partnership with as statutory health and social care bodies, local voluntary providers of mental health care across a certain region and other military charities.

Previous experience of working with Veterans is desirable and it is essential that you have experience in community mental health. You should be skilled at building networks in order to benefit the Veterans that you work with.

The role will cover a wide geographical location and frequent travel within this area will be a necessary part of this role.


What we offer

You will work within a charity that is growing and evolving at an exponential rate for the climate and one that has a fantastic cause and committed follower base.

In addition, we offer the following benefits;

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with an increase upon 5 years of continuous service
  • competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 10%
  • childcare vouchers
  • discount shopping
  • cycle to work scheme

How to apply

To apply, please download the application form and return along with an up to date CV and covering letter to  

For further information about the role, please contact Adrienne Coward, Regional Operations Manager (   


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Community Mental Health Nurse (South)

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