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Lead Nurse - Early Intervention Service (Adult Community)

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
29 Feb 2024
Are you a registered Mental Health Nurse looking for a new opportunity?

Are you passionate about supporting people who have experienced a first episode psychosis?

Come and join the Derbyshire Early Intervention in Psychosis Service based in Derby!

Join a supportive, friendly and diverse team who support people experiencing/experienced or suspected first episode psychosis.

The team Derbyshire Early Intervention in Psychosis Service work with people aged 14-64 years old.

The team have a 'family first', 'research forwards' and biopsychosocial approach to providing care to an individual whilst in our service.

We support people into education, training, volunteering, and employment, accessing social groups/activities and support their physical health outcomes too in order to provide holistic care to the person receiving the service.

There are opportunities for further training and development within the role!

Contact for more information

Main duties of the job

  • Assist in the assessment of psychosis and general mental health
  • Be actively involved in weekly MDT meetings
  • Managing a caseload of First Episode Psychosis (FEP)
  • Completing extended assessments
  • Use psycho-social interventions including family intervention, carer education and support and CBTp informed practice
  • Comprehensive care planning and safety assessing/ planning
  • Safeguarding adults and children

About us

Join us on our mission

We are on a mission to make a positive difference in people's lives - and to make 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' a great place to work.
  • Ratedgoodoverall by the CQC with some outstanding services - all staff we spoke with felt positive and proud about working for the trust (CQC, 6 March 2020) -learn more
  • A focus oninclusion, with a range of staff networks - chief executive Ifti Majidis co-chair of NHS Confederation's BME Leadership Network -learn more
  • Clearvision and values- Staff knew and understood the Trust vision and values and how they were applied in the work of their team (CQC, 6 March 2020) -learn more
  • A'people first'approach: during Coronavirus96% of colleagues said they felt informedand 85% said they felt supported (People Pulse survey, August 2020).

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please review the Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account

Working as a Case Manager/Care Program Co-ordinator, the successful applicant will work in the community to support people experiencing a first episode of psychosis.

Working within the multi-disciplinary team to support the individual in a holistic way to understand their mental health along with supporting their families/ carers.

To work within NMC code of conduct and CPA.

Person Specification



  • Access to vehicle/ transport


  • Community/ post graduation experience



  • NMC registered


  • Experience of working with families/ carers



  • Demonstrate up to date, evidence-based knowledge for mental health/ psychosis



  • Previous experience of working with people with psychosis



  • Professional qualification - MH Nursing

Employer details

Employer name

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St Andrew's House

201 London Road



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