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Community Mental Health Nurse - CRHT West Staffordshire

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

Job Details

Are you a Mental Health Nurse (RMN) looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help you develop and achieve your goals to become the best you can be? If so, you're in luck.

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has an opportunity to join our Home Crisis Treatment team in South West Staffordshire based at St Georges Hospital in Stafford. We are an award-winning team and when you come to work with us, we will help you reach your full potential. Not only that, we will actively seek opportunities to share the great things you are doing, with others locally, regionally, and nationally.

As an experienced Mental Health Nurse from the NHS or private sector, you'll join a team that works in close partnership with Staffordshire Police and Mental Health Services, and you'll join a Trust that puts people at the heart of what we do.

Main duties of the job

  • Assessing mental health crises in individuals referred to the service and supporting the delivery of safe and effective home treatment for an identified client group and in accordance with a wellbeing and recovery action plan
  • You will participate in the delivery of the agreed aims and objectives of the service and identify factors which may inhibit these from being achieved.
  • You will assist in the delivery of a high standard of nursing care to service users referred to the team.
  • You will implement agreed systems for the monitoring of effectiveness of care.
  • You will participate in the education and management of junior staff.

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by:
  • Supporting your career development and progression.
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity, adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional annual leave.
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients.
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccination every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Check out the videos below showcasing why you should grow your career here with us at MPFT:

Why Work for Mental Health Services at MPFT - YouTube

Development and Progression Within Mental Health Services at MPFT - YouTube

What is it like to be a Mental Health Nurse in a community setting at MPFT? - YouTube

We work with people who are experiencing a mental health crisis, require extra support alongside their regular support network or who can have the same treatment provided at home that they would receive in a Mental Health Hospital. As an integral team in the Urgent Care Pathway we work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

You will be responsible for working in an identified adult community mental health pathway, with the flexibility of working across pathways, dependent on skill and service need. Responsible for care coordination of an identified caseload and you will also be expected to be available for consultation, support and clinical supervision to other health professionals working within the Community Mental Health Pathway Service and other areas of the Trust where identified as appropriate.

This is a 24 hour service and team members are all practitioners are required to work rostered shifts including weekends and nights and you must have a driving license and access to a car for your shifts.

If you would like to discuss the role further please don't hesitate to contact Michelle Gibson -

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early depending on the volume of applications we receive.

Person Specification



  • Be a Registered Mental-health Nurse as defined by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and be active on their register.
  • Ability to use computers and other information technology as required


  • Non medical prescribing qualification



  • Have at extensive post-registration experience
  • Have previous experience of working in the community



  • Have knowledge of current initiatives impacting on the service
  • Have a working knowledge of risk assessment and management A/I 6 related to the area
  • Can demonstrate the skills required to work within and across teams and professional boundaries
  • Be able to lead assessments confidently and competently

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Haywood Lodge, St Georges Hospital


ST16 3SR

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