We are very excited to be able to offer a substantive Community Mental Health Nurse post within the Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Recovery Team. The post is full time but part time can be discussed. You will be based at Avon House with site working from Leckhampton Lodge. The post would mainly involve working in and around Cheltenham and Tewkesbury. The Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Recovery Team is a friendly, welcoming and dynamic team providing secondary mental health care services to adults of working age, their families and significant others, to provide the best possible outcomes for people experiencing severe mental illness, with complex mental health needs. The aim of the team is to work in line with the principles of Recovery and Social Inclusion. We strive to ensure that locality services represent excellent quality, (safe and a positive experience) and good value, (efficient and effective). The team provides a planned needs led 9am-5pm five days a week service.Main duties of the jobThis is an exciting opportunity for a community mental health nurse who has some experience of working with adults of Working Age and caring for individuals with Enduring Mental Health problems. The post will include care coordinating a designated caseload, working within CPA Policy and associated countywide risk procedures, undertaking duty and initial assessments, travelling independently, use of IT skills and a working knowledge of legislation regarding safeguarding vulnerable adults, the MHA and MCA.About us
At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.
Our Staff Survey results showed people at our Trust feel they are engaged, part of a team and work for a compassionate and inclusive organisation.
Our overall scores were better than average in eight of nine themes and level in one - the best overall results for a community, mental health and learning disabilities Trust in the south west and first equal amongst all sector NHS providers within the region too.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Gloucestershire Health and Care is committed to embedding and providing personalised care through all of its services as part of our high-quality care strategy. The purpose of personalised care is to empower people to lead the lives they want to live. Personalised care starts with a conversation with people about what matters to them. It builds on what people can do, as well as addressing their health needs. Including new ways of working and delivering care, emphasising that we need to make effective use of the full range of our peoples skills and experience to deliver the best possible patient care. So we want to know What Matters to You and that you will share our values and join us on this very important journey. The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification. Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application. Person SpecificationEXPERIENCEEssential
- EXPERIENCE IN MENTAL HEALTH
KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLSEssential Desirable
- EXPERIENCE IN COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH
- EXPERIENCE IN RECOVERY INTERVENTIONS
Employer detailsEmployer name
- UNDERSTANDING OF RECOVERY
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Green Lane Industrial Estate
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