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Community Psychiatric Nurse

Employer
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Aldershot
Salary
£37,162 to £44,629 per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024
We are looking for innovative and enthusiastic Mental Health Nurse to join and complement our existing experienced CMHTOP in North East Hants.

You will be a core member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team based at Aldershot Centre for Health, participating in the provision of on-going assessments, care planning, treatment and support of people with serious and enduring mental health problems and people in crisis to promote health, independence and recovery.

You will have:

- Current full UK NMC registration

- Two years post qualification working in the community with people with severe and enduring mental health illness

- Current UK driving license and access to a vehicle

Main duties of the job

  • To deliver a high-quality service to older people with mental health diagnoses and/or dementia, in a multi-professional framework.
  • To develop shared understandings of people's presentations that help people to better comprehend the underlying function(s) driving behaviour that challenges.
  • To act as key worker/care co-ordinator for named individuals and adhering to the Care Programme Approach process.
  • The ability to work independently, autonomously and take personal responsibility/initiative.
  • To provide high standards of care, which are delivered in a professional manner.
  • To ensure that the care delivered is based on best practice and is regularly reviewed.
  • To support the team on the duty rota, screening team referrals and triaging accordingly. Responding to those that are urgent.
  • To ensure all records and reports are kept up-to-date and are in accordance with Trust electronic records system guidance and key policies such as the Caldicott report.


About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Home Working Contract Only - Eligibility to high cost area supplement is conditional upon candidates residence and will be discussed on offer.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

This is a role suitable for an NMC registered Community Psychiatric Nurse who is passionate about delivering excellence in dementia care in care homes.

Please check the job description and personal specification document for more information on the requirements for this job.

Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • RMN qualification
  • Applicant must have a valid driving license and access to a car
  • Have a good understanding of the roles and functions of the CMHTOPs, care Homes Pathway, inpatient services
  • Demonstrate an awareness of multi-agency working and integrated care teams


Desirable

  • Mentorship course or equivalent supervisory training CPN course Other appropriate qualifications
  • Broad range of nursing experience Experience of working in dementia care and/or with people who exhibit behaviour that challenges


Clinical

Essential

  • Ability to work alongside other professionals/engage in integrated working to deliver high quality care and services
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of good relationships with people using services, family/paid carers and other colleagues
  • Knowledge and use of the Mental Health Act and other frameworks such as the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards


Desirable

  • Evidence of completing education programmes/specialist training


Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Aldershot Centre for Health

Hospital Hill

Aldershot

GU111AY

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325-6303773-COMM

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