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Community Mental Health Nurse

Employer
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum Inc HCAs
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse to join the Newham Community Recovery - South. The service aims to provide care to the service users of Newham, working in partnership with Community Integrated Mental Health Service (CIMHS), the Primary Care Network (PCN) structure in Newham and third sector provision. The service offer a flexible and accessible approach to working with service users to achieve their goals towards recovery. The role will involve working collaboratively with CRT colleagues as well as a MDT consisting of Psychiatrists, Nurses, OT's, Community Connectors, Peer Support Workers, Clinical Associate Psychologist and many more. Working with a large MDT provides a platform for peer learning and professional development.

Key Responsibilities includes:

Providing assessment and recovery focused care planning in conjunction with the multi- disciplinary team.

You also participate in the setting up and running of service user and carer groups, which promote confidence building, meaningful occupation and recovery.

You will provide a service which promotes recovery, identifies people's needs and strengths, is service user centered and recovery focused, and promotes safety and positive risk taking.

Ensuring the service provided is of the best quality and of a standard of professional practice and performance to meet the needs of Newham's diverse community. Provide a service which adheres to policies and procedures.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will manage of a personal caseload as agreed with the Operational Team Lead and within the set referral criteria. Act as a care coordinator in line with Care Programmed Approach, CPA Policies.Provide assessment and recovery focused care planning in conjunction with the multi- disciplinary team. Participate in the setting up and running of service user and carer groups, which promote confidence building, meaningful occupation and recovery. Provide a service which promotes recovery, identifies people's needs and strengths, is service user centred and recovery focused, and promotes safety and positive risk taking. Candidate will also ensure the service provided is of the best quality and of a standard of professional practice and performance to meet the needs of Newham's diverse community. The candidate will provide a service which adheres to policies and procedures of the trust. You will provide a service which is of the highest standard in terms of fair access, equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice. You will also act a placement supervisor or assessor to students on placement.

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

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification attached to this vacancy or get in contact with us.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Education/ Qualification/Training

RMN Qualification, BSc or Masters/Registration NMC (PIN)

Evidence of regular CPD

Experience

Well-developed and suitable experience of working as a qualified RMN Suitable experience of working in a community mental health setting. Experience of completing full psycho-social assessments and writing reports.

Experience of working in a multi-cultural, inner city area.

Develop team links and ensure effective working practice with all related Health and Social Services, voluntary, education and employment agencies.

Knowledge and Skills

The current legislation relating to Mental Health provision.

The needs and rights of service users.

Psychiatric problems and the social,

psychological and political dimensions of mental ill-health.

Current models of working with people withserious mental health.

Experience with problems including psychosocial and recovery approaches.

Current research and how this can inform practice.

The major current issues in relevant health and social care.

To engage with people with serious mental health problems in a holistic manner.

To assess their needs, design and deliver appropriate interventions and evaluate the effectiveness of the process.

To communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing

To work effectively as part of a Team and facilitate productive working relationships.

To manage time, be self-motivated and to work both independently and as part of a team as required.

To use supervision positively and effectively.

To liaise effectively with other agencies, statutory and non-statutory

To teach and supervise junior staff and students

Word-processing/Computer skills

Other requirements

An understanding of the principles and practice of Equal Opportunities and a commitment to work within that framework

Ability to meet the health requirements of the East London.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualification/ Training

Essential

  • RMN Qualification, BSc or Masters/Registration NMC (PIN)
  • Evidence of regular CPD
  • Mentorships/Practice Assessor Training


Experience

Essential

  • Well-developed and suitable experience of working as a qualified RMN
  • Suitable experience of working in a community mental health setting
  • Experience of completing full psycho-social assessments and writing reports.
  • Experience of working in a multi-cultural, inner city area.


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • The current legislation relating to Mental Health provision.
  • The needs and rights of service users.
  • Psychiatric problems and the social, psychological and political dimensions of mental ill-health.
  • Current models of working with people with serious mental health
  • Experience with problems including psychosocial and recovery approaches
  • Current research and how this can inform practice


Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

ELFT, Newham Community Recovery Team - South

Shrewsbury Road, Passmore Edwards Building

London

E7 8QR

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363-NEW6093338

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