Senior Community Psychiatric Nurse - Band 6

Employer
Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Walsall
Salary
Depending on experience Per Annum Pro Rata
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Black Country Healthcare Foundation Trust

Walsall Crisis Resolution/Home Treatment Team - Dorothy Pattison Hospital

2 x Band 6 permanent posts, 37.5 hours per week over 7/7 rota.

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a senior clinician with the Walsall Crisis Resolution/Home Treatment Team ( CRHT)

Do you consider yourself to be dynamic and a highly skilled autonomous practitioner who has experience of working with clients who present in crisis and with urgent mental health needs? if so, we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

The successful post holder will work as band 6 senior clinician's in Walsall CRHT - 37.5hours per week - shift work is required for this post.

Walsall CRHT is at the forefront of providing an excellent borough wide urgent care mental health service to clients already open to BCHFT services.CRHT operates as an alternative to hospital admission, rapid response to crisis in the community and triage service for new referrals to the trust. CRHT is also accessible to general members of the public via our Black Country 24/7 Helpline. Being able to form therapeutic relations quickly with clients and carers is essential as is a commitment to working in a collaborative manner. You would need to be motivated for the challenge; committed to developing your own clinical skills; show leadership qualities; and be able to take a positive risk management approach.

About us

About us

At Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we're building a high-calibre, diverse and inclusive mental health workforce. One that will give talented professionals like you the opportunity to shape an outstanding service that will transform community mental healthcare and deliver happier and healthier lives all across our communities.

The Trust is rated 'Good' from CQC (Care Quality Commission) and will become the lead provider for mental health services across The Black Country. We have recently invested in newly created clinical divisions and are currently developing new models of integrated primary and secondary care for adults and older adults, as well launching a far-reaching inpatient strategy, working to eradicate dormitories and building new facilities.

This ambitious model is multi-agency and multi-disciplinary, opening the door for you to work in a collaborative and flexible way with partners, service users, carers and their families.

(See attached document for more reasons to come work for our trust).

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see Job overview above and the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

CRHT operates as an alternative to hospital admission, rapid response to crisis in the community and triage service for new referrals to the trust.

Person Specification Qualifications/Skills/Experience Essential
  • First Level Nursing Qualification RMN
  • Evidence of further education and development
  • Ability to carry out autonomous mental health assessments
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Ability to resolve problems and respond quickly to urgent care mental health needs
  • Ability to embrace continual changes in organisational working and culture, awareness of change
Desirable
  • Experience in quality care initiatives and audit


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