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Senior Mental Health Nurse/Clinician

Employer
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Ashford
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata per annum
Closing date
9 Mar 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
The NHS is changing. More emphasis on community-based care means there's never been a better time to join us.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable Senior Mental Health Nurse to join our professional team.

We're a close team but we're never exclusive, if you can bring a professional approach and fresh ideas we would love to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

Senior MH Nurses within the team work closely with the people who use our services, families, friends and carers and play an important contribution in how people experience our services.Senior MH Nurses are expected to be kind, responsive and professional, contributing to the quality of the services we provide by:
  • Keeping the people who use our services safe through the use of sound clinical skills and effective risk assessments
  • Ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up-to-date skills and adhering to evidence-based policies and procedures
  • Ensuring the people that use our services have a good experience by respecting, empowering and working in partnership with them.


About us

One of the largest community NHS trusts in the UK, KCHFT are rated 'outstanding' by the CQC. We've got a passion for delivering high standards of care to patients and deliver excellent services to improve the health of our communities. To do this we need outstanding people who share our values Compassionate Aspirational Responsive Excellent

We're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, which leads to better patient care and a happier workforce. So, all our colleagues have equal access to career opportunities.

Flexibility is another way we do this. In the NHS, we're reminded every day how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want you to be able to work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement without having to sacrifice time for personal interests or family commitments. We'll support you to work flexibly in a way that will suits us both

Looking for professional development? We can support that too! Our career pathways will help you achieve your aspirations

Job description

Job responsibilities

The job description and person specification gives you all the information you need about this role. Please look carefully at the criteria in the person specification and tell us what you have done that shows you meet this.

Still have questions? The recruiting manager would love to hear from you, their contact details can be found in the job advert.

We can get a lot of applications for some roles so to be in with the best chance of being shortlisted please make sure you apply as soon as possible. A vacancy may close early if there is a lot of interest in the job.

If you need an application form in an alternative format please let our recruitment team know so they can help you with this.

All information you supply on your application should, to the best of your knowledge, be true and accurate. Interviews are due to take place on the 12th March.

Find out more about the community difference here.

Good luck! We cant wait to meet you and welcome you to #teamKCHFT, #cometocommunity

Although vaccination against COVID-19 is not mandatory, we are strongly encouraging colleagues in clinical and non-clinical roles who have direct or social contact with patients to be fully vaccinated. In this way we will be doing all we can to ensure your safety and that of your colleagues and the patients we serve.

Person Specification

Registered Mental Health Nurse

Essential

  • Experience in provision of care in the community


Desirable

  • DBT qualification


Special Knowledge and expertise in autism and ADHDence

Essential

  • Supporting autistic people and people with ADHDpeople w


Desirable

  • Experience of enablement provision in the community


Experience of multidisciplinary and multiagency working

Essential

  • Collaborating and signposting between agencies


Desirable

  • Experience of working in a variety of organisational settings


Interest in expanding on specialism

Essential

  • Keen to engage in CPD


Desirable

  • Previous experience of adapting to the needs of the service in professional capacity


Employer details

Employer name

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Home

Ashford

TN25 4AZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

846-6060534-EP

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