Registered Nurse (Older Adults Community Mental Health) - Band 6

We have an exciting opportunity for Band 6 Mental Health Nurses to join the Older Adults community team based in Coventry and Warwickshire We are a developing team committed to providing excellent patient care, we are proactive in embedding and utilising multidisciplinary roles to provide recovery and outcome focussed interventions for individuals within the service.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they can work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team using evidence-based approaches in the delivery of interventions. This includes key working a caseload of service users.

The successful candidate will receive support, managerial and professional supervision from the line managers in the service. Peer support and CPD opportunities are also available and actively encouraged. The post is a substantive position.

A full UK driving licence and access to your own transport is essential in this role.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Main duties of the job

Please see Job Description for full details of the role and requirements for this post within community Older Adult Mental Health services.

We are seeking candidates who have experience of working in mental health settings who have a keen interest in working with older adults are innovative, dynamic and are looking to develop their clinical skills.

They will be able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills and exhibit behaviours that reflect Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust vision and values.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support group

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached supporting information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements. Please read this before applying.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (RMN
  • Nurse Independent/ Supplementary Prescriber with NMC registration (or evidence they are working towards this qualification)
  • Highly developed knowledge and expertise of clinical area of dementia (assessment / diagnosis) acquired through a combination of in-depth experience and/or formal study.
  • Specialist knowledge across a range of procedures and theory
  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree / diploma
  • Relevant training and experience specialist short courses e.g. STORM
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


Knowledge and skills

Essential

  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Effective organisational and delegation skills
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply understanding of policies and procedures
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply understanding of Equal Opportunities
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply understanding of confidentiality
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply understanding safety issues
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply problem solving skills to a variety of situations


Experience

Essential

  • Substantial experience in a Community Mental health care setting
  • Demonstrate recent understanding/experience of medication usage/issues with people with a diagnosis of dementia
  • Developed specialist knowledge gained within a similar environment over a considerable period of time
  • Recent experience working as an autonomous practitioner often in situations where the post-holder is the only professional involved
  • Significant experience of undertaking assessment, formulation, risk assessment and positive risk management Experience of feeding back a life changing diagnosis (dementia) to the individual and their families/carers
  • Proven experience of people management/supervision


Other

Essential

  • Must have full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle for business use


Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Address

Stratford Healthcare ,Building 2

Arden Street

Stratford Upon Avon

CV37 6NQ

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444-5334174-GC

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