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Community Engagement Nurse/Clinic Nurse

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
£37,152 to £43,994 a year Per Annum
Closing date
10 Aug 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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This is a new permanent role created to help us deliver our plans to transform our community mental health services, as part of the NHS Long Term Plan. The transformation of our community mental health services will lead to truly integrated health and social care for adults in Barnet, Enfield and Haringey who have serious mental illness.

Our transformation plans are supported by £25m in funding and will mean the roll-out over the next three years of multi-disciplinary teams of experts working within the new Primary Care Networks and offering wraparound, holistic care to our service users and wider community. Our aim is to support the whole person as they live with, or recover from, mental illness and to offer them support with other challenges they may face, such as debt, relationship problems, housing, education or training. We will also focus resources on reaching those who currently face obstacles in getting the help they need.

Main duties of the job

You will work as a member of the Wellbeing Clinic with a focus on physical health. To provide effective care and specialist advice for people with psychosis and complex mental health needs and their carers, in order to support their wellbeing and recovery.

You will liaise with other agencies in planning and assessing programmes of care. To provide formal, ongoing clinical supervision and caseload management supervision to junior and less experienced community mental health staff and undertake duties designed to extend clinical and expertise. This will include deputising in the absence of the Senior Practitioner. The post holder will also have an outreach component built in to this role to follow up patients in the community.

About us

At Barnet, Enfield and Haringey NHS Community and Mental Health Trust our staff and service users have worked closely to create a set of values that make sure people who use our services get the best possible chance of a rapid recovery.

The Trust's values are:
  • Compassion
  • Respect
  • Being Positive
  • Working together

By coming to work at Barnet, Enfield and Haringey NHS Trust you will be joining a multiple award-winning, combined mental health (MH) and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.

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Person Specification Specification Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Minimum two years post registration experience, one of which will be as working with people with complex mental health problems.
  • Ability to be able to work as part of a team and run the depot and Clozapine clinics with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to undertake evidence-based interventions with clients suffering from a range of mental health problems
  • Ability to undertake comprehensive risk assessment and implement risk management plans
  • Ability to travel across the geographical areas served by the Trust to visit patients who are unable to attend appointment at home to administer their depot injection or administer treatment at home.
  • Ability to work occasional flexible hours

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