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Senior Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 a year PA inc HCAS (pro rata)
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Central London Community Healthcare Trust have an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 mental health practitioner within the Brent Health Matters Clinical Service.

Are you looking for a fresh challenge, are you committed to the delivery of high-quality patient care and keen to be part of a team where your ideas and opinions are valued - then look no further!

We are committed to meeting the needs of modern healthcare and providing the best possible service to our patients as a result we have an exciting opportunity, which represents great career opportunities for the right person.

The successful candidate will demonstrate flexibility, excellent communication skills and the ability to work as a team member as well as using your own initiative. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your clinical skills and knowledge alongside service development, within the Core20plus5 framework of long-term conditions.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as a complex case manager, with direct supervision. You will be involved in delivering integration, working with GP's, Social services and the third sector organisations.

You will be providing case management, clinical staff support, mentoring, clinical assessments for people who have difficulty accessing healthcare services and with some of the social determinants of health inequalities for the most vulnerable communities, supporting the service at GP practices, community outreach events and where appropriate, supporting healthcare closer to home.

Weekend and Evening working will be required as part of the normal working pattern

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • The post holder will be a Registered Mental Health Practitioner, with at least 2 years community experience of managing a complex caseload of patients. You will be responsible for a caseload of patients with complex health and social care needs. You will work autonomously to case manage these clients and use advanced nursing assessment skills, to manage their conditions in the community.
  • He/She will work as part of the health inequalities clinical team, working within and across professional and organisational boundaries. Liaising with GPs, other professionals and statutory and voluntary agencies he/she will deliver individualised care to patients.

Please refer to Job description and personal Specification for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) with current UK NMC registration
  • Degree/Diploma in Adult Nursing
  • Evidence of leadership courses/training
  • Training on effective appraisal


Desirable

  • Mentorship, student supervisor qualification
  • Training in Psychosocial Interventions


Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working and delivering healthcare to patients with complex needs or hard to serve service users in the community.
  • Evidence of theoretical knowledge and practical experience in a wide variety of clinical areas within secondary and primary care
  • Experience assessing, planning and implementing care plans
  • Experience of providing evidence-based care in the community
  • Recent evidence of liaising and negotiating with system partners to facilitate quality outcomes for patients
  • Experience of organising and managing team caseload
  • Experience of teaching and mentoring junior staff and undertaking appraisals
  • Knowledge and experience working within Health Inequalities.
  • Experience managing long term conditions in the community
  • Partnership working with multi agency/system partners to deliver proactive effective seamless services in the community
  • Evidence of Research Based Practice and service innovation
  • Flexible approach to change and service innovation.
  • Recent examples of service innovation and change management experience.
  • Experience of using a range of Clinical / IT systems
  • Experience of working with MDT and System partners across organisational boundaries
  • Working knowledge of National policies and procedures across health and social care and its implementation or application


Desirable

  • Quality and performance management experience
  • Project Management qualification and experience


Skills, Abilities and Attributes

Essential

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and flexible working practice
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills
  • Ability to work autonomously, set priorities and be confident in decision making
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Demonstrate ability in team leadership responsibilities
  • Ability to interpret National regulations for data protection and record keeping and to develop local systems to ensure these are maintained
  • High standard of clinical expertise and decision making skills
  • Up to date knowledge and understanding of Health and Social Care agenda and Health inequalities priorities
  • Working knowledge of Health and social care policies and procedures and application within the community.
  • Knowledge and understanding Clinical Governance and evidenced based care
  • Knowledge and experience of clinical audits, research, and service innovations
  • Good Communication Skills and I.T skills
  • Excellent Numeracy skills
  • Leadership skills and ability to motivate MDT
  • Good understanding of clinical audits research and change management /service improvements
  • Knowledge and understanding of the benefits of Clinical supervision.
  • Understanding and Commitment to equal opportunities
  • NMC Code of Professional Conduct and application to practice
  • Ability to manage complex situations and conflict resolution
  • Up to date knowledge and understanding of safeguarding issues
  • Hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)


Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust

Address

Sudbury Primary Care Centre

London

HA0 3HG

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824-ONW-6870-B

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