Community Health Nurse/ Nurse Practitioner CRHT

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
17 Oct 2023
At MPFT we pride ourselves on staff wellbeing and development and can we offer you:
  • Our SOOTHE resources - supporting staff across the trust with their physical, mental and financial health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.
  • Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters
  • In our Gift providing a platform for your voice to be heard to inform change
  • The opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Opportunities for flexible working ( depending on the role )
  • Career development opportunities and coaching plus access to in house training programs
  • Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)
  • Child Care Vouchers Scheme
  • Recognition and engagement through our staff LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and Staff Engagement Surveys
  • NHS discounts available via the Blue Card and Red Guava schemes

Main duties of the job

The team is based at Redwoods Shrewsbury and provides mental health assessment, treatment and support to people in Shropshire and surrounding areas. As an integral team in the Urgent Care Pathway we work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We work with people who are experiencing a mental health crisis, require extra support alongside their regular support network or who can have the same treatment provided at home that they would receive in a Mental Health Hospital.

We are a team that consists of Band 5 and 6 Nurses, Band 3 Support Workers, Non-Medical Prescribers, Medical Staff, Occupational Therapists, Administrators and Business Support Staff. As we work with people with all types of mental health presentations, we need to have a range of skills and interests that create a strong and responsive team.

You will provide active involvement in the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of service user care responding quickly to those referred with urgent and high risk mental health needs and provide collaborative, effective, evidence based interventions at the right time with the right person You will need to have the following key skills and experience:
  • Experience of working in a mental health setting
  • Registered nurse, social worker or Allied Health Care Professional
  • Have a genuine passion for working with people with mental health difficulties
  • Be able to work well in a Team
  • Car owner and driver

About us

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) is an award winning organisation with over 9000 employees. We are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers, covering services across North & South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire, Isle of Wight and Essex.

Demonstrating our strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, and in context of our objective aligned to the growth of diversity across the workforce we are particularly seeking applications from individuals who may be from under-represented groups, such as black, Asian or other ethnic groups, individuals with a disability, or LGBTQ+ individuals who meet the specific criteria.

We are embedding values based and inclusive recruitment practices to ensure that all applicants, from any backgrounds, have an equal chance of success in achieving a role with us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Working in a multi-disciplinary team and in partnership with internal and external agencies, you will
  • Provide specialist assessment and care planning in conjunction with service users and carers
  • Evaluate treatment plans and undertake home treatment
  • Triage and assess referrals received by the service in liaison with multi-disciplinary colleagues
  • Co-ordinate the work of the Team

Person Specification



  • at least 18 months post registration experience


  • Community experience



  • Registered Mental Health professional


  • Non Medical Nurse Prescriber

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust





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