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Community Psychiatric Nurse

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
2 Mar 2024
An opportunity has arisen for a permanent, full time, band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse to join the Complex Care team, a mental health community service in Wolverhampton.

Band 6 Salary -�35,392 - �42,618 per annum

The Complex Care Service is based at Penn Hospital in Wolverhampton. Although we are based on the hospital site, we are a community based service and offer treatment and support for individuals with severe and enduring mental health difficulties. These are typically care clusters 8, 11-17.These individuals are likely experiencing mental health difficulties such as psychosis, Bipolar, depression and personality disorder

Main duties of the job

We are looking for highly motivated RMN who is looking to join a supportive and recovery focussed service, working with Patients experiencing severe and enduring mental ill health.

We would welcome a newly registered nurse to join our developing Community Preceptorship programme within our Community Mental Health Team, for which they will receive a robust and comprehensive support package

The successful candidate will be familiar with the clustering framework and will have a working knowledge of the CPA process. You will have proven assessment and risk assessment skills and possess a genuine interest in working with this client group.

Candidate will be committed to a Recovery focused way of working, inherent within the team culture, empowering and instilling hope to our service users.

In return, you will be joining an established, experienced, skilled and supportive team where training, Supervision and peer support are readily available.

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 description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities.



Risk assessment /management.

Mental Health Legislation and policy including the Care Programme Approach.

Awareness of D o H guidance on issues relating to mental health


Understanding the organisational framework in which the service operates

Awareness of Care clustering Process

Understanding of Recovery concept



Working in a multi-disciplinary team

Experience of working with a multi-racial client group in a multi-racial setting

Knowledge of treatment and support options for this client group

Ability to prioritise workload

Ability to manage and deal effectively with crisis

Competent with I.T

Enthusiasm for working with people in their own homes

Interest/Motivation to the job:


Recovery focused

Service user involvement

Team working

Commitment / Genuine interest of client group within area of specialty


Ability to work autonomously

Knowledge of relevant research

Person Specification

Qualified Registered Nurse


  • Qualified Registered nurse


  • Car driver

Employer details

Employer name

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Penn Hospital

Penn road



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