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Community Mental Health Nurse/Practitioner, Band 6

Employer
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Dorset
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 p.a pro rata for part time
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Dorset HealthCare’s Community Mental Health Teams are seeking Mental Health Nurses/Practitioners to join our well established team in meeting the needs of our service users. . If you are a RMN with experience working with people suffering severe mental illness whether this be inpatient or community based we would love to hear from you!

You will work as part of an established integrated multi-disciplinary team made up of a several Psychiatrists, trainee Doctors, Psychologists, Nurses, Social Workers, Support Time Recovery Workers, Occupational Therapist, Carers officer and a Employment Specialist.

The primary role responsibility is being a dedicated Care Coordinator for a caseload of patients with whom you’ll provide person centred targeted support to assist in aiding their holistic recovery. There are opportunities for you to advance you own clinical assessment skills whilst risk assessment will remain at the forefront of everything you do. Alongside this there will be duty working and assisting in the completion of regular clinics i.e. depot, Clozapine and physical health. You should have recent experience of working in a mental health environment and will need to be able to apply the philosophies of engagement and recovery in your work with service users.

It goes without saying that you are reliable, committed and motivated with excellent communication, organisational skills with the ability to prioritise. In return we are ready to offer you comprehensive structured management supervision, management you can approach any time and peer support which is second to none. In addition to this we are also happy to support you in advancing your own skill set using additional learning opportunities such and NMP, ACP, and psychological therapies etc.

You will need to have a valid driving licence and use of a car as they will be required to assess and monitor patients in their own homes and within other community settings.

This is a full-time post, 37.5 hours per week, part-time hours considered.

If you are interested in moving to Dorset we also offer a generous relocation package of up to £10,000. For further details on relocation expenses please email dhc.careers@nhs.net

Recommend a friend or family member and earn cash!

Do you have a friend or family member you would recommend to join us? Or do you know someone who wants to return to practice in the NHS? If the person you refer is appointed by the Trust and completes their probationary period you will receive £250 reward payment for the introduction! Please contact the recruitment team if you require further info!

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, which the Trust will cover the cost of. Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service are able to present a valid DBS certificate instead of requiring a new check.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nathan Hanney Service Manager

Email address:- nhanney@nhs.net

Telephone number:- 01202 584443

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152-M717.21A
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