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Community Mental Health Nurse

Employer
Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Goole
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year PA
Closing date
4 Jun 2024
We are looking for a Mental Health Nurse to join our supportive and well-established Community Mental Health Team to deliver high standards of care for Adults over the age of 65 in the community.

The successful candidate will receive an excellent Induction Programme and Preceptorship Programme for newly qualified nurses. The team follows a multidisciplinary approach with decision making, care delivery and staff support.

As a Community Nurse, you will work alongside Specialist Mental Health Nurses, Registered Nursing Associate, Support workers, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist and Consultant Psychiatrist.

Main duties of the job

As a care coordinator you will provide support and interventions to promote mental health recovery. Establishing therapeutic relationships with service users and their family / carers.
  • Develop and deliver recovery focused care in collaboration with service users and their family /carers.
  • Provide information and psychoeducation surrounding mental health conditions and medication.
  • Uphold legal frameworks which underpin service delivery.
  • Assess risks, the management of risks and effectiveness of interventions.
  • Signposting / referral to external services when required.
  • Develop good working relationships with neighbouring teams to enable effective co-working and responsive transfers of care if necessary.
  • Act as duty officer on a rota basis.


About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information for this vacancy please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications and knowledge

Essential

  • Have current NMC registration or student registration if in final year of training at application.
  • Degree/diploma in Mental Health Nursing
  • Willingness to undertake mentorship training


Desirable

  • Evidence of recent CPD and/or formal qualifications at an advanced level e.g. degree or post graduate level or equivalent knowledge/experiential learning
  • Full understanding of relevant policy, drivers and their application to clinical and service area.


Experience

Essential

  • Willingness to undertake and complete preceptorship.
  • Experience of Adult Community Mental Health Nursing.


Desirable

  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring pre-registration students


Skills and Competencies

Essential

  • Ability to efficiently transport self and any required equipment required for care to multiple patients homes/venues in the course of a day.
  • Able to demonstrate effective inter-personal/communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate ethical values and attitudes within a culture of equality and diversity.


Desirable

  • Awareness of leadership/management skills and qualities


Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Goole Older Peoples Community Mental Health Team

Bartholomew House

Goole

DN14 6AL

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338-6324504-24

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