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Community Mental Health Nurse

East London NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum Inc HCAs
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
This is a permanent community nursing and care coordinator role within the diverse Bethnal Green and Globe Town Neighborhood Mental Health Team.

To make assessments within Health (SAP/CPA) and Social Care (Care Management) frameworks.

To set up, implement and review appropriate care plans and to support and advise relatives and care givers.

To promote the needs of service users with mental health needs and to offer and provide training and education whenever possible. In conjunction with the crisis pathway services, provide a safe and effective urgent community assessment and treatment response service.

Undertake comprehensive assessments, including risk assessment, effectively and efficiently.

Formulate and agree crisis safety care plans and to support and advise relatives and care givers.

Be rotational and flexible, working according to the needs of the CMHT service and Neighbourhood Team

Main duties of the job

Develop and maintain a high standard of practice based on assessment through the use of pscyho education and the Recovery Model.Liaise and establish good working relationships with referring agents, colleagues in Primary Care services, Social Services and other agencies as appropriate. To haveknowledge of and practice a range of therapeutic interventions available to reduce distress for individuals experiencing an acute mental health crisis.Ability to work autonomously and within MDT setting.To work with the multi-disciplinary team in developing plans that offer supportive crisis care in the least restrictive way.Act as a role model in the practice area, encouraging staff in teaching and supervision to sustain a supportive learning environment.Be responsible for the maintenance and accurate recording of patient information in the documentation systems and to ensure the effective dissemination of service user information throughout the multidisciplinary team.Ensure compliance with the requirements Safeguarding Adults and Children's policies. Have an understanding of the KPI's for the crisis service and ensure compliance with Trust CQUINs.Ensure own compliance with mandatory training is maintained.Ensure full potential through supervision, appraisals and performance management.Ensure that you are suitably skilled in addressing the physical health needs of service users.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the job, please refer to the attached job Description and person specification attached to the vacancy profile

Person Specification



  • RMN


  • Mentorship Training or equivalent



  • oSignificant post-qualification experience, which must be within mental health services .


  • Experience of working within an NHS/Local Authority environment and an understanding of the issues/ policies/ practice within these environments.

Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust


Bethnal Green and Globe town Neighborhood Mental health team


E2 6BF

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