The post holder will work with a dynamic team offering rapid assessment and short term intensive support to older people in their own home. They will offer assessment and treatment in order to support successful discharge from hospital and prevent hospital admission. The team offerssupport and education through a recovery approach.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will work with a dynamic team offering rapid assessment and short term intensive support to older people in their own home. They will offer assessment and treatment in order to support successful discharge from hospital and prevent hospital admission. The team offers support and education through a recovery approach.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 nurse to join the Home Treatment Team element of the Enhanced Community Mental Health Team, specialising in working with Older Adults.
You will be committed to the provision of a high quality service with the skills to work within a changing environment. You will also demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain professional, effective working relationships with other disciplines, agencies, patients and their carers.
In return the trust also offers a flexible approach to working, opportunity for development and training, regular supervision, including reflective practice groups and annual personal development reviews.
If you like the sound of joining our creative, warm and friendly trust, and feel the job description and person specification has excited you, please come and join us by applying for this post.
Please see job description and person specification for further details.
The post holder will hold their own caseload and will be responsible for coordinating and carrying out assessments, specialist to older adults mental health. They will also create person centered care plans and deliver appropriate care, working with and supervising more junior members of staff in the team.
- qualified mental health nurse
- recent older adults or community experience
- passion to work with older adults
- car driver
- training relevant to older adults
Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Jack Judge House
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