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Community Mental Health Nurse - Band 6

Employer
Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum / pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Community Mental Health Nurse - Band 6

Full time / part time permanent roles available

Subject to Parliamentary approval, from 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England who have face to face contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with specified medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Mental Health Nurse to join the Community Health and Wellbeing Team IPU 3-8. This team is proactive in embedding and utilising multidisciplinary roles to provide support and focused interventions for individuals suffering from mood and anxiety disorders, Bi polar and Personality Disorder.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they can work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team using evidence based approaches in the delivery of interventions. The candidate will also have the resilience and positivity to work with a challenging but also very rewarding client group This includes care coordinating a caseload of service users.

Please note interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Main duties of the job

Please refer to the attached JD / PS in Supporting Information

We are seeking candidates who have experience of working in mental health settings who are innovative, dynamic and are looking to develop their clinical skills. They will be able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills and exhibit behaviours that reflect Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust vision and values.

Visits to the team or questions are encouraged to appreciate this exciting but challenging role.

About us

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached JD / PS in Supporting Information

We are seeking candidates who have experience of working in mental health settings who are innovative, dynamic and are looking to develop their clinical skills. They will be able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills and exhibit behaviours that reflect Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust vision and values.

The successful candidate will receive support, managerial and professional supervision from the line managers in Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Service. Peer support and CPD opportunities are also available and actively encouraged. The post is a substantive position.

A full UK driving licence and access to your own transport is essential in this role.

Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • 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
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Essential
  • Excellent written communication skills
EXPERIENCE Essential
  • 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
OTHER Essential
  • Car owner / driver


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