CRHT Senior Nurse Practitioner

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Wolverhampton Adult Mental Health

Crisis & Home Treatment Team

To deliver the most innovative Mental Health Services, we need the most innovative Nurses.

BCHFT CRHT is always looking for ambitious, capable individuals who share our passion for making a difference.

Main duties of the job

We currently have vacancies for Band 6 CPNs due to exciting service development & expansion. This provides an opportunity for an experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse to support and further develop our expanding Crisis and Home Treatment Team. The post holder will work with a full Multi-Disciplinary Team to develop and provide a range of support to patients and their relatives. The successful candidates will need to be able to work effectively at a range of levels and situations. The post holder will require enthusiasm for service development and the ability to work with a complex and changing service therefore excellent communication and leadership skills are required.

Wolverhampton Crisis Home Treatment Team provides a service to a diverse multi-cultural population. The service is committed to delivering a high quality safe care to service users with acute mental health symptoms. The team provides intensive levels to support to prevent hospital admissions and to facilitate early discharge. The service currently operates 24/7 365 days a year therefore night-shifts, weekends and bank holidays will be part of the shift pattern.

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

We are committed to delivering a high standard of multi-disciplinary recovery focused care; the post holder would be an integral part of this process and will be essential to improving service delivery.

There are effective and supportive supervision links to assist this post within the service and there are excellent CPD and audit opportunities available.

Should you wish to discuss this post please contact team manager

Elaine Coulson

Team Manager CRHT

01902 442970

Person Specification Essential Essential
  • Education/Qualification: RMN, current registration, evidence of continued development
  • Experience: managing acute mental illness, previous B5 post, case management, strong clinical leadership, audit processes. MDT working, supervision
  • Knowledge: Mental Health Act, Mental Health/Diagnosis, Risk Assessment, Capacity/DolS/ Infection Control,
  • Skills/Personal Qualities: Interpersonal skills, Willingness for professional development, ability to manage emergency situations, self-motivated
  • Trust Vision: be caring, enabling, working together, integrity
  • Mentor Qualification

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