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Community Mental Health Nurse Band 5

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
29 Nov 2023
You will be responsible for the assessment of care needs and contributing to the formulation of the children and family's needs and the development of a relevant plan based upon the children and family's negotiated goals and relevant evidence based interventions. You will, in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team, provide nursing interventions to support the child and family to meet their agreed goals and coordinate and/ or participate in the review of progress towards those goals, utilising recommended outcome measures, involving the child and any identified carer throughout their care.

Main duties of the job

1. Delivery of holistic assessment, intensive support and treatment for the identified community client group and within a multi-disciplinary team.2. Support for hospital admission avoidance and facilitation of, timely discharge from hospital.3. This is an extended service, 8am - 10pm, which will involve shift working, including weekends and bank holidays4. To provide an active involvement in the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of CYP care which focuses on ensuring that CYP are supported to remain in their own homes wherever hospitalisation can be safely and appropriately avoided

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, milage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for further information. Contact the named team lead for any further queries.

We are happy to consider newly graduated mental health nurses, and can support with your development, so get in touch today!

Person Specification



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse on NMC UK Register
  • BSc Degree in Nursing or another mental health related subject


  • Psychological Intervention Training e.g. CBT, CAT, DBT
  • Phlebotomy trained



  • Experience of working with people with mental health difficulties


  • Experience of assessing, planning , coordinating and managing people with mental health problems in a community setting
  • Experience of working as part of a team, but also to work autonomously in community settings
  • Experience of working with families and children with complex mental health and systemic needs

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Block 6, St Micheals Court


WS13 6EE

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