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Community Psychiatric Nurse - Broxtowe CMHT

Employer
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
25 Jul 2024
This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust and have not been an employee of the Trust in the previous 3 years. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

The Mental Health division of Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust comprises of three directorates Adult Mental Health, Mental Health Services for Older People and Specialist Services. More than 2,800 dedicated staff provide vital and integral healthcare services for our patients in a variety of settings, ranging from community through to acute wards, covering a vast geographical area.

We're investing heavily in our staff, facilities and patient care. As we move into this new chapter, we need a strong, motivated and compassionate workforce to reflect our core values of Honesty, Compassion, Trust, Respect and Teamwork. There has never been a better time to join our growing team.

We have exciting opportunities across different specialities and services, with an emphasis on career development and progression. We want to help our staff reach their full potential, and are committed to providing the support, skills and development needed to succeed.

Main duties of the job

As a Band 6 CPN your main duties will be -

To provide a defined level of specialist assessment and access to interventions for a diverse patient group and their families under the care programme approach, who present with significant mental health conditions and people with a dementia diagnosis.

To provide realistic timely or occasionally intensive support to patients within their own community setting.

To demonstrate active clinical and managerial leadership skills within the team, providing education and supervision to junior staff members and other professionals.

About us

#TeamNottsHC comprises over 11,000 dedicated colleagues who #MakeADifference every day. We deliver intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic, and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and South Yorkshire. Our care is provided from over 200 sites, spanning community locations, acute settings, and secure environments, including prisons.

We are one of the largest mental health and community Trusts in the East Midlands and one of Nottinghamshire's biggest employers. We also host national and regional services, such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We offer a variety of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) groups, the Green Champions network, the Freedom to Speak Up network, the Health and Wellbeing Champions network, and the Menopause Champions network. These networks play a vital role in supporting our diverse workforce and promoting a culture of inclusivity.

The health and wellbeing of our colleagues is a top priority. We invest significantly in this through our in-house occupational health and staff counselling services, supported by a dedicated Health and Wellbeing team

The Trust is committed to reducing its carbon emissions, with a specialised Energy and Environmental team working to ensure compliance with environmental legislation, enhance our environmental performance, and achieve our net-zero commitment

Job description

Job responsibilities

Band 6, 22.5 hours per week, office hours 9-5 on 5 days a week.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 Mental Health Nurse to join our MHSOP Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) within the Broxtowe locality. We provide assessment, treatment and support for service users of any age with a diagnosis of a dementia or people over the age of 65 with a mental health condition.

The service is for patients experiencing mental health conditions or a dementia diagnosis. The team provides specialist assessment, therapy & treatment, working to an individually tailored care plan to adopt a flexible, patient-centred approach enabling the older person with mental health difficulties to engage in services available to them and to lead as independent a life as possible.

Delivered in peoples own homes within the community, the service makes every effort to prevent unnecessary admission to hospital and facilitates the opportunity for people to return home following a hospital admission or period in residential care.

There will be an expectation that the team will work closely with current Intensive Home Treatment Teams (IHTTs) in the locality and also with the CRHTs.

The service is provided within the work. There will be an expectation at times that the Band 6 Clinician will be the duty worker for the team.

You will provide Community Mental Health nursing input into the service. You will also provide specialist assessments and provide support and supervision to junior team members.

You will be an experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse and have current NMC registration. You will have proven post qualification experience and have experience of working with this client group and of multi-disciplinary working. You will have a sound knowledge of risk assessment and be able to demonstrate sound evidence-based practice.

A full UK driving license and vehicle for business use is required for this post however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional Qualification - Mental Health/Learning Disabilities/General to degree level or equivalent
  • Maintains current NMC registration
  • Further specialist knowledge/post registration experience in specific service area or other formal training


Desirable

  • Demonstrate continued Professional development to maintain professional registration


Training

Essential

  • Willingness to undertake new clinical practices, education and training that will enhance service delivery


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good written/oral communication skills
  • Diplomatic, caring and sympathetic
  • Ability to be flexible and handle conflict issues
  • Good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care
  • Clinical supervision skills
  • IT skills


Desirable

  • High level of emotional intelligence


Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrates satisfactorily clinical expertise for the banding
  • Specialist and area specific experience


Desirable

  • Able to deal with and resolve conflict


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments
  • Knowledge of the nursing 6 cs


Desirable

  • Knowledge of management theories
  • Awareness of national and local issues impacting of nursing care


Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Sheila Gibson Unit

Stapleford Care centre Church Street

Nottingham

NG9 8DB



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