An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 CPN to join Skegness Community Mental Health team. Consideration will also be given for this post to be a developmental post for the right candidate seeking the opportunity for professional progression. The post is community based providing initial and continuing health and social care to service users based on their individual assessed needs, ensuring that an agreed package of care is implemented.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide assessment, care planning, intervention, review and discharge planning.
You will need to demonstrate a commitment to providing a high quality standard of care, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a positive attitude towards change and an ability to contribute to the evolving nature of the service.
The Successful candidate will work effectively in the multidisciplinary team to provide high quality mental health assessments, treatment plans and risk management plans, providing evidence based nursing interventions
You will receive regular supervision both management and clinical and there are training opportunities available to support growth in the role.
The successful candidate must have a RMN qualification and registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council and have experience working in a community setting. Ability to travel around the county without the use of public transport is essential. Main duties of the job
The successful canditate will be accepted to provide evidence based interventions/practice as per Nice Guidelines providing postive outcomes for patients experiening severe and enduring mental health issues. Have excellent assessment skills. The post holder will have to demonstrate competencies in medication administration/medication management adhering to Trust policy and NMC competency. Have leadership qualities/skills in which to supervise members of the team.About us
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health services and a number of learning disability, autism and social care services in the county of Lincolnshire.
Employing around 2,800 staff, and serving a population of over 766,000, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.
You could be part of a Trust rated by staff as one of the best mental health and learning disability trusts in England, in an area heralded as a fantastic place to live and work.
We firmly believe the key to high quality care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in our Care Quality Commission rating of 'outstanding' for well-led and 'good' overall.In the most recent National NHS Staff Survey, our staff rated us as the number one trust nationally for staff morale and one of the top scoring NHS Trusts in the Midlands for being compassionate and inclusive. We're really proud of this!
We are also leading the way in transforming care, with multi-million-pound transformation of patient environments and radical redesign of community services. This is the time to join and help redesign our services of the future.
We offer options for flexible working and provide a wide range of training and promotion opportunities in all professions.
We support and celebrate diversity, have active staff networks groups and are always looking at what more we can do to support our staff.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To provide a high standard of clinical care ensuring safe and effective assessment, treatment and comprehensive discharge planning using highly developed clinical reasoning skills and appropriate assessment tools.
To work flexibly across a 7-day-a-week service.
To delegate aspects of the patient treatment plan to other members of the team, whilst maintaining overall responsibility for patients care, where appropriate.
To ensure the clinical caseload and clinical practice of nursing members of the Community Mental Health Team is of the highest standard of clinical care.
To manage case-load and service delivery in accordance with and in order to contribute towards the attainment of Service/Trust productivity requirements
To act as care co-ordinator under the Care Programme Approach, ensuring up to date agreed care plans, risk assessments and reviews are in place.
Work with individuals to assess their mental health, recognise mental illness and identify their related needs and circumstances and enable them to understand, manage and where appropriate change their behaviour.
Plan, implement, review and improve interventions to meet peoples identified needs and manage their inherent risk.
To assess carers and families needs and develop, implement and review programmes of support for cares and families.
Protect people from abuse, neglect and harm.
Enable individuals to develop independent living skills and live in the community.
To work collaboratively and promote effective working relationships with members of the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring effective and appropriate clinical decision-making, both within the Community Mental Health Team and with external agencies.
To maintain accurate and timely clinical records and to co-ordinate and monitor those of the team.
To adhere to N.M.C. codes of professional conduct and ethics, plus associated legislation.
To develop clinical practice having due regard to guidelines of the N.S.F. for Older People, N.S.F for Mental Health, N.I.C.E. and N.I.M.H.E.
To demonstrate empowering leadership skills within the Community Mental Health Team and seek opportunities in local and national area as to promote and develop the profession.
To participate in Clinical Governance activities, including: induction, supervision, personal development review, health and safety, risk management and audit.
To undertake specific project work or any other duties as negotiated with the Community Mental Health Team Co-ordinator.
To act as lead professionals within the Community Mental Health Team.
Supervise health and social care staff in the support and monitoring of clients programmes of care managed within the team.
Develop effective and supportive links with other health and social care staff. To create networks that improve the pathway of care for clients referred to the Community Team.
Participate in all clinical governance and audit developments including post registration education, training and continuing professional development.Person SpecificationExperienceEssential
Skills and CompetencesEssential
- Relevant experience of working with adults with mental health needs. Or clear evidence of substantial experience of working with individuals in crisis and skills that are transferable to both community/in-patient.
- Experience of working with people with severe and enduring mental illnesses
- Evidence of continuing professional development
- oSound knowledge of national agenda for mental health.
- oHighly developed clinical reasoning skills.
- oSound knowledge of clinical/risk assessment and understanding of Information Goverance principles.
- oHighly developed communication skills
- oDelegation whilst maintaining overall responsibility for patients care, where appropriate
- oDemonstrate the ability to lead a clinical team.
- oHighly motivated & able to engage with service users & carers to improve outcomes.
- oAbility to work independently and collectively.
Desirable Special RequirementsEssential
- RMN or RNLD or RN: 1st Level Registration (NMC) or degree or equivalent.
- Currently Registered Nurse
- ENB998 / FliPS or equivalent
- Evidence of specialised continued professional training (degree level) in clinical practice
- oMentorship Module (degree level)
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Ability to travel independently across the county
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Holly Lodge, 9 Meadows
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