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Community Mental Health Nurse - Crisis Team

Employer
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
St Michaels Court, Lichfield
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Band 6 – Community Mental Health Nurse -Crisis Team

Are you a Mental Health Nurse (RMN) looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help you develop and achieve your goals to become the best you can be? If so, you're in luck.

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has an opportunity to join our Home Crisis Treatment team in South East Staffordshire based in Lichfield. We are an award-winning team and when you come to work with us, we will help you reach your full potential. Not only that, we will actively seek opportunities to share the great things you are doing, with others locally, regionally, and nationally.

As an experienced Mental Health Nurse from the NHS or private sector, you'll join a team that works in close partnership with Staffordshire Police and Mental Health Services, and you’ll join a Trust that puts people at the heart of what we do.

Your career with us will be enjoyable and rewarding as you develop specialist skills and make a real difference for some of the most vulnerable people in society.

It's a career that you can take pride in and enjoy, and together we can make life better for our communities.

What you will get:
  • An annual salary of up to £39,027 (37.5 hours per week) depending on experience
  • 35 - 41 days annual leave – including bank holidays(depending on length of service)
  • Ongoing career development and training
  • NHS Pension Scheme – one of the most comprehensive and generous schemes in the UK
  • Wellbeing support, such as access to the MPFT Staff Psychology Service, and additional wellbeing days, along with activities throughout the year
  • Annual recognition event recognising our employees who live and breathe our values
  • Flexible working opportunities

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, a cycle to work scheme, an annual leave purchase scheme, and much more!

Things that you will have:
  • A relevant nursing qualification and registration – RMN
  • Patient-facing nursing experience within the past 3 years
  • Strong team-working skills
  • A high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach
  • A positive attitude and be naturally caring and compassionate
  • A commitment to high-quality care and values and evidence-based practice
  • Excellent teamwork skills, and professionalism


What you will be doing:
  • Working in an identified adult community mental health pathway, with the flexibility of working across pathways, dependent on skill and service need.
  • Delivering high-quality clinical service to service users and their families.
  • Managing a complex caseload and being responsible for clinical and caseload supervision of other team members where identified.
  • Operating as a care coordinator for a defined caseload of service users
  • Delivering therapeutic interventions, following an agreed care plan, to an identified group of people experiencing mental health-related difficulties.


The service aims to reduce the numbers and to improve the outcomes and experiences for those who are detained or at risk of being detained under Section 136 MHA, and working in close partnership with the local crisis home treatment team in exploring and offering the least restrictive options.

You will be required to work shifts over 24/7 to meet the demands of the service. You will also need a driving licence and access to car during your shifts.

Please check out our videos showcasing what it is like to work as a community mental health nurse here at MPFT and why you should work for us and what career progression you can find with us - links are on the right hand side of this advert.

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

301-JC-22-147982
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