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Community Mental Health Nurse

Employer
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Allan Gardiner Centre, Andover
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 pa pro rata
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
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Andover OPMH team are looking for a passionate, registered practitioner dedicated to person centred, holistic care. The CMHT is a lively and dynamic multi-disciplinary team, which provides care coordination and recovery focused care for older adults with complex and challenging mental health needs.

We offer a supportive and respectful work environment, in which there is regular supervision and collaborative working. Caseload risk is shared through daily risk meeting and weekly MDT, to inspire a collective approach to care planning and risk management.

We are looking to welcome a practitioner into our team who enjoys a dynamic working style and enjoys both autonomous and team working. You will need excellent assessment, written and verbal communication skills. In addition, you will carry a caseload and participate in the team’s duty system.

As a senior clinician, you will need to work alongside other agencies, such as GP surgeries and Adult Services to promote a multi agency care approach. This also includes working with family and carers as part of the Triangle of Care.

** Car driver and use of car within work hours is essential.

** Part time working can be considered.

Further details are set out in the Job Description. For additional information, please contact Zena Colbourne Team Lead or Jo Mcgee Area Matron on 01264 835263 zena.colbourne@southernhealth.nhs.uk

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Southern Health Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.

Our Trust vision is to deliver world class treatment and care, together with our service uses, their families and our partners in health and care. We have established an ambitious programme of transformation to support the improvements we need to make and create a needs based, holistic approach to physical and mental wellbeing, treatment and recovery for our patients and resilience support for carers and families.

As a registered professional you will automatically become a member of our Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) which has a specific focus on the professional development and career progression of our nurses and Allied Health Professionals. As part of ACE’s commitment to you, our development pathway for band 6’s focuses on enhancing your competence and confidence as a senior clinician and leader. As such, you will have access to masters level academic study with our partner universities as well as access to a variety of internal and external leadership programmes, workshops and support tools. The Academy encourages all our registrants to engage with service improvement, research and facilitating learning and a range of opportunities to support these core professional activities is available from ACE. To help you progress your journey with us, you will have access to a ‘Career Navigation’ conversation which will help you explore your career aspirations and make decisions about your career trajectory.

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment.

Frontline Healthcare workers (who have face-to-face contact with service users) in England will be required to ensure they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, from 1 April 2022 . To work as a frontline healthcare worker from 1 April 2022 it will be a condition of employment to be fully vaccinated. This requirement will also apply to those in ancillary support roles such as porters or receptionists who may have social contact with patients but are not directly involved in their care.

To be fully vaccinated you must receive both doses of a Covid-19 vaccination.Successful applicants will be required (unless exempt*) to provide evidence of their covid vaccination status (NHS COVID Pass) or evidence that they have commenced their journey to becoming fully vaccinated. If the required evidence cannot be provided then any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

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