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Community Mental Health Nurse

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
Are you a nurse with skills and experience in forensic mental health care? Are you looking for a new challenge? We have the opportunity for a nurse with forensic mental health experience to join our newly developed Forensic Community Mental Health Team.

Our team is a multi-disciplinary service consisting of OT, Nursing, Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Worker, Voluntary sector, support worker, peer worker as well as dual diagnosis specialists around substance misuse and a social care funded autism post that will support the team. The team supports individuals with a history of being in prison or secure services and providing support to prevent those at risk of prison or secure services due to their mental health.

We are looking for enthusiastic, dynamic individuals who can work confidently on their own as well as being a team player. Good communication and problem-solving skills are essential, as well as knowledge of mental illness, forensic skills and the challenges this brings in daily life. You also need to be a driver with access to a car that can be used for business purposes. We also are looking for people who can demonstrate the Trust's vision and values in practice and are motivated to be involved in innovation and service development.The role has the expectation of managing and / or supervising junior staff and providing leadership for the team, your leadership skills will also be assessed in interview.

Main duties of the job

You will work closely with clinical leads, managers and colleagues to develop the service and manage a caseload of people as well as provide advice and support for other services. You will also joint work with individuals supported by other services to provide support around risk management. You will help develop treatment pathways, processes and structures as well as building effective multiagency links to ensure that we meet the diverse needs of the people we see.

You will provide assessment and interventions to individuals as well as complete outcome measures to show progress made and identify areas of needs. You will ensure that the needs of the people you see are met and that will involve drawing in other staff in support of this.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support groups

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details about this job role and responsibilities, please see associated job description.

Person Specification



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Current unrestricted registration with NMC
  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree/ diploma
  • Evidence of CPD



  • Substantial experience in a Community Mental health care setting
  • Developed specialist knowledge gained within a similar environment over a considerable period of time
  • Experience of research based/reflective practice, e.g. understanding and ability to use supervision to reflect on skills, attitude and knowledge and develop these by using evidence based practice



  • Must have full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle for business use

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


Swanswell Point

Stoney Stanton Road



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