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Community Mental Health Nurse

Employer
Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Malton
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2024
This post is only open to those candidates who already have their NMC registration in place and have successfully completed the preceptorship programme.Please note: Newly qualified applicants or those due to qualify will be recruited via a separate process.

Whitby and Ryedale Integrated Community team are actively looking for a Band 5 Community Mental Health Nurse to join our team. We are passionate about teamwork and creating a great place to work.

As a core member of the team, you will also be responsible for:-
  • your own caseload
  • providing assessments
  • care co-ordination
  • delivering intervention in the community.

You will ensure that the service users' needs are:-
  • identified and central to their CPA Well-being and Recovery plans
  • promoting social inclusion
  • independence and well-being

You will demonstrate:-
  • Excellent assessment skills
  • interpersonal and team working skills
  • be able to work collaboratively with a range of statutory and third sector agencies.


Main duties of the job

To improve the lives of people with mental ill health by minimising the impact of their condition through the delivery of excellent services to promote recovery and well being.

To be compassionate in meeting the needs of patients and their carers.

To work as part of a community team which may be integrated, workingcollaboratively and in partnership with local authority services.

To be professionally accountable and responsible for patient care undertaking a range of clinical/therapeutic interventions in patients' homes and other community settings.

To act as lead professional or care coordinator as appropriate.

To promote social inclusion, community access and participation through the provision of patient care.

To facilitate others in the team to develop competence by providing leadership, day to day supervision, clinical advice and clinical supervision to associate practitioners, community support workers and students as appropriate.

To be committed to and involved in activities integral to the Trust's QualityImprovement System.

To promote at all times a positive image of people with mental ill health.

To promote at all times a positive image of the Adult Mental Health Service and the wider Trust.

About us

We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.

From education and prevention, to crisis and specialist care --our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.

We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.

We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.

We won't rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • Current professional registration with Nursing & Midwifery Council RNMH or RNLD (RNSC - CAMHS only ) - RGN (If appropriate)
  • To be recognised practice assessor / mentor or work towards in an agreed timescale
  • Trained Clinical Supervisor (within 6 month probationary period)
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development


Experience

Essential

  • Working with people with mental ill health / learning disabilities.
  • Working in a person centred therapeutic organisation.
  • Working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers.
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Working in partnership with other agencies.


Knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence based knowledge of best practice in caring for patients in the designated field.
  • Understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act)
  • Understanding of Safeguarding and its application in practice.
  • Clinical Risk Assessment and Management and its application in practice.
  • Clinical Governance and its application in practice.
  • Confident working knowledge of clinical medicines management, including administration of injections.


Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Princess Road Clinic

Princess Road

Malton

YO17 7JP

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

346-NYA-087-24

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