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B6 Community Mental Health Nurse -Early Intervention in Psychosis

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£37,162 to £44,629 a year Incl. Fringe HCAS
Closing date
21 Mar 2024
Do you want to make a real difference? Then come and join our award-winning team!

We are seeking an enthusiastic mental health nurse to become part of our award-winning service.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in and contribute to the effectiveness of the Early Intervention in Psychosis Service (EIIP). EIIP has good outcomes for its clients, and staff find it a very rewarding job based on positive outcomes and working closely with clients and their families.

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated, and dynamic person. You will be a team player who is creative and innovative in your approach, along with a range of experience to join our multi-disciplinary team.

You must have a full and valid driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes.

There will be opportunities to develop your skills in Bio-Psychosocial Interventions as well as further PDP opportunities.

As a Care Coordinator you will use your professional and personal skills to help people identify and come to terms with their first episode of psychosis and support them on their path to recovery within the CPA model.

The team is based at Horizon Hub, Epsom with a satellite base at Gatton Place, Redhill. You will be an allocated a geographical patch to work within and this post will be covering either the Epsom or Elmbridge area with some flexibility to work across the patch as required.

Main duties of the job

EIIP Services have developed nationally in line with the NICE guidance and NHS England. The EIIP Service provides early detection, assessment and intervention for 14-65 year olds who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis in Surrey.

The aim of the service is to reduce the impact of the emerging illness on the individual and their families. The service is based on an outreach model with the interventions being delivered alongside individuals in the community. NICE recommend care plans that include individual CBT, family interventions, physical health monitoring, occupational/vocational support as well as medication are offered.

The post-holder will have continuous overall responsibility for the management and care coordination of an identified group of people who use our services.

The post is full time, offering excellent opportunities to develop special professional interests share expertise and work closely with an extensive MDT. Training, good support and partnership working is offered.

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please check the job description and personal specification document for more information on the requirement for this job.

Person Specification



  • RMN first level registration (valid NMC registration)


  • Evidence of post-registration Training /qualification and continued CPD
  • Venapuncture training or equivalent
  • Teaching qualification, Mentoring or other specific job related post registration qualification



  • At least one year post qualified


  • To have a good level of experience as a caseworker and CPA Care Coordinator.

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Horizon Hub

28 Upper High Street


KT17 4QJ

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