B6 Community Mental Health Nurse

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
West Molesey
£35,391 to £42,503 a year Incl 5% Fringe HCAS
Closing date
15 Jun 2023
Elmbridge Community Mental Health Recovery Service is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Community Mental Health Nurse to join the team.

The successful applicant will be part of the multi-disciplinary team delivering comprehensive assessments and a range of approaches, interventions and treatments to people experiencing severe and enduring mental health problems with the aim of supporting them with their personal recovery.

The candidate must have a full and valid driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes due to the community element of this role.

Main duties of the job

You will be required to hold lead and professional responsibility for a number of service users. This reflects a need to demonstrate excellent communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team. You will be committed to the delivery of a high-quality service, working both independently and as part of a well-established, innovative and recovery-focused team in meeting the needs of service users and their carers.

In addition to holding a caseload, the successful applicant will be offering initial assessments to clients referred to the service and be supporting individuals in mental health crisis' in the community. There are various training opportunities to build skills in the delivery of low intensity psychological interventions.

The candidate must have a full and valid driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes due to the community element of this role.

If you would like to know more details about the role, please contact Jemma Richardson, Service Manager on Jemma.Richardson@sabp.nhs.uk.

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Working from home contracts do not attract high cost area payments.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Key Responsibilities
  • To lead the clinical management of a care package to an individual who uses our services.
  • To co-ordinate and monitor the delivery of person centered healthcare to a designated group of people who use our services, using complex clinical decision making where appropriate.
  • To deliver individual and group therapy utilizing CBT skills.
  • To work as a member of the MDT in assessing and planning care and responding to changes in people who use our services health.
  • To ensure provision of the necessary physical care to help people who use our services i.e.: personal hygiene, diet and fluid intake, clothing and laundry, personal environment, manual handling, elimination, maintaining rest and sleep and activity, physical observations.
  • To act in a manner to respect the customs, individuality, values, sexuality and spiritual beliefs, actively supporting the individual to fulfil these.
  • To ensure provision of therapeutic activities, emotional support and stability to clients to ensure effective engagement whilst maintaining professional boundaries.
  • To create, develop and maintain professional supportive relationships with all members of staff with other professionals and agencies to enhance recovery.
  • To ensure prescribed physical observations are undertaken as follows: blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respirations, blood sugars, urinalysis, weight and height and act upon exceptions appropriately

Person Specification



  • Qualifications required
  • RMN/RN (Mental Health)
  • HCPC
  • SWE


  • Experience working in either inpatient, acute, primary or secondary. Mental Health care.
  • Successful completion of Mentorship course.
  • Able to carry out supervision.
  • Able to co-facilitate group work.
  • UK Registration
  • Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website.



  • Further training or experience to post graduate diploma level or 5 years equivalent experience
  • 2 years experience post qualification
  • Aware of personal and professional boundaries
  • Clinical supervision training

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Elmbridge C M H R S

Walton Road

West Molesey



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