An opportunity has arisen for a permanent, full-time, Band 6 Senior Community Psychiatric Nurses to join the Complex Care Team a mental health community service in Wolverhampton.
Salary: Per Annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
The Complex care service is based at Penn Hospital in Wolverhampton. We are a community based service and offer treatment and support for individuals with a severe and enduring mental health difficulties. These
are typically care clusters 8 and 11-17 . These individuals are likely experiencing mental health difficulties such as Psychosis, Bipolar, depression & anxiety related disorders and personality disorderMain duties of the job
We seek highly a motivated individual who is looking for a new challenge and who has the skills to make a difference with our service users.
Applicants must be RMN qualified and have substantial post registration experience in working with working age adults who experience acute severe and enduring mental health difficulties, within the area of specialty.
The successful candidate will be able to deliver high quality and safe patient care in line with CPA and discharge planning as they will be instrumental in working with and developing processes that support our service progression. The Candidate will also have an interest and knowledge of Personality Disorder.
You will be committed to a Recovery focused way of working, inherent within the team culture, empowering and instilling hope to our service users.About us
At Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we're building a high-calibre, diverse and inclusive mental health workforce. One that will give talented professionals like you the opportunity to shape an outstanding service that will transform community mental healthcare and deliver happier and healthier lives all across our communities.
The Trust is rated 'Good' from CQC (Care Quality Commission) and will become the lead provider for mental health services across The Black Country . We have recently invested in newly created clinical divisions and are currently developing new models of integrated primary and secondary care for adults and older adults, as well launching a far-reaching inpatient strategy, working to eradicate dormitories and building new facilities.
This ambitious model is multi-agency and multi-disciplinary, opening the door for you to work in a collaborative and flexible way with partners, service users, carers and their families.Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesPlease see the attached Job description and person specification for more details. Professional:
1.1. To adopt and co-ordinate a multi-disciplinary agency approach to care, ensuring that all aspects of the patients needs are met.
1.2. To set professional standards of care and to monitor, measure and audit the effectiveness of care given.
1.3. To ensure an effective communication mechanism is in place, particularly with regard to patients care and progress, to include patients and relatives.
1.4. To deploy, supervise and support other members of the nursing team in the provision of a professional nursing service.
1.5. The utilisation of available resources and services within the community setting, identifying any inadequacies and taking appropriate action to enhance the quality of care available within their client group.Person SpecificationQualification/Skill/ExperienceEssential
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