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Community Psychiatric Nurse - Duty and Triage clinician

Employer
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Countywide
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024
Are you a nurse with skills and experience in Dementia and Older Adult Mental health? Are you looking for a new challenge? We have the opportunity for a nurse with Dementia and Older adult experience to join our expanding team at an exciting time for the service.

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 and dementia. You also need to be a driver with access to a car that can be used for business purposes, should be able to demonstrate the Trust's vision and values in practice and are motivated to be involved in innovation and service development.

Main duties of the job

The main duties of this role will involve completing duty activities and supporting the triage clinicians with any urgent work that presents. The role involves working both autonomously and as a team with colleagues across the Dementia and Older adult service.

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

The main duties of this role will involve completing duty activities and supporting the triage clinicians with any urgent work that presents. The role involves working both autonomously and as a team with colleagues across the Dementia and Older adult service.

Please see job description attached for full details.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Relevant Professional Qualification ie. RMN, DipCOT
  • Current unrestricted registration with HCPC/NMC
  • Relevant training and experience specialist short courses


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Ability to demonstrate and apply understanding of policies and procedures
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply understanding of Equal Opportunities
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply understanding of confidentiality
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply problem solving skills to a variety of situations
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply understanding safety issues


Experience

Essential

  • Substantial experience in a Community Mental health care setting
  • Developed specialist knowledge gained within a similar environment over a considerable period of time
  • Significant experience of undertaking assessment, formulation, risk assessment and positive risk management
  • Experience of safeguarding and investigations


Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Address

Countywide

Countywide

CV6 6NY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

444-6356032-CG

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