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Senior Community Mental Health Nurse

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2024
This vacancy is for a full time Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse within the Shrewsbury West & Rural CMHS.

The team comprises of dynamic and multiple disciplines, covering the Shrewsbury West & Rural PCN group.

The role would require caseload working and management of those with varying degrees and diagnoses of a mental health condition, assessment work including risk assessments, oversite of areas such as the Clozaril clinic and depot administration, MDT engagement, crossing over between potentially all services within the care group and mentoring of junior staff including students.

Main duties of the job

  • Take responsibility for the management of a complex caseload, which includes, specialist assessment (within service specification), care planning in conjunction with service user and carer, evaluation of individual treatment plans (Care Programme Approach and Single Assessment Process).
  • Responsible for participating in the setting of quality standards, including the auditing, monitoring and reviewing of practice in line with current clinical guidance practice and policy.
  • Administer medication, complying with relevant Trust procedures and NMC Guidance.
  • Assess patient's individual care needs, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care.
  • Deliver a range of interventions in accordance with the agreed plan of care and Pathway guidance including pharmacological and psychologically informed interventions.
  • Complete and contribute, where appropriate to robust risk assessments and risk management plans. Deliver and promote positive risk taking, where appropriate, to improve quality of life and maximise occupational performance/independence.
  • Maintain an effective reporting system by observing and reporting verbally and in writing on patient conditions.
  • Utilise agreed outcome measures to review the effectiveness of interventions, as part of the care planning and evaluation process.

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 and 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 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 vaccinations 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

For further information relating to this role please read the attached job description and job specification

Person Specification



  • Registered mental health Nurse on NMC Register.
  • Post-registration experience
  • Conforms to NMC requirements


  • Leadership qualification
  • Registered Sign off mentor for nurse students
  • Phlebotomy



  • Evidence of extensive post registration experience with working with adults experiencing mental health related difficulties
  • Experience of working in community setting and making decisions autonomously
  • Experience of assessing, planning, co-ordinating and managing people with mental health problems in a community setting.

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Severn Field's Health Village

Sundorne Road



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