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Community Mental Health Nurse - Band 6

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
1 Dec 2023
Community Mental Health Nurse - Band 6 Full-Time 37.5 hours per week

South Warwickshire Memory Assessment and Community Dementia Service

Based across South Warwickshire

Do you want to be part of a supportive, forward thinking, positive and dynamic memory assessment and community dementia team?

We have a vacancy for a Community Mental Health Nurse, who would like to join our large team that works across south Warwickshire. The team carry's out memory assessment to identify if individuals have a diagnosis of dementia and supports people with an existing diagnosis of dementia where they may need support. We are based at both Stratford Healthcare and Yew Tree House, Leamington Spa.

You will receive regular support and supervision from the Management and Leadership team. Ensuring that staff are well supported is important in our team. We also welcome opportunities for staff to develop and this will be discussed throughout your time with the team. We encourage staff to utilise their own initiative in order to aid their own development.

Main duties of the job

Provide specialist memory assessment, pre and post diagnostic support and post diagnostic interventions

For those who meet the criteria for prescription of cognitive enhancers you will titrate the medication to the therapeutic dose

Provide an assessment and treatment/intervention plan to clients who have an existing diagnosis of dementia with complex presentations.

Signposting the individual and/or their carer/family members to appropriate resources in the community

Education of client and carer

Participating in group work

1:1 support

Positive Risk taking

Most importantly involve and empower both the individual and/or their carer to make decisions about their care and treatment now and for the future

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.

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 groups

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

You will be a Registered Mental Health Nurse with post registration experience

You will have experience of working with and conducting assessments with individuals with a diagnosis of dementia or recent experience of working with older adults and conducting comprehensive assessments

You will also have a good basic clinical knowledge of anti-cholinesterase medication.

To be a motivated and dynamic individual who has a commitment to the positive development of this service whose aim is to support people to live well with dementia.

Person Specification



  • Relevant Professional Qualification ie. RMN, DipCOT
  • Current unrestricted registration with HCPC/NMC
  • Specialist knowledge across a range of procedures and theory
  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree/ diploma
  • Relevant training and experience specialist short courses
  • Evidence of continuing professional development



  • Excellent written communication skills



  • Substantial experience in a Community Mental health care setting
  • Developed specialist knowledge gained within a similar environment over a considerable period of time
  • Significant experience of undertaking assessment, formulation, risk assessment and positive risk management
  • Experience of safeguarding and investigations
  • Proven experience of people management



  • Car owner / driver

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


Stratford Healthcare

Arden Street


CV37 6NQ

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