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Community Psychiatric Nurse

Employer
Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Oldbeury
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic & committed five Band 6 RMN's to our two Treatment Teams. You will be part of a dynamic and supportive multi-disciplinary team. Part of the role, you be involved in work on the Treatment Team duty system. You will lead in the development and implementation of therapeutic interventions as underpinned by the Care Programme Approach.

You will be a Registered Mental Health Nurse, ideally with previous experience of working in community mental health services. The role will involve assessing and formulating individual intervention plans and outcome measures for adults with mental health problems and you will need to have up to date knowledge of NHS policies and practices in mental health.

Main duties of the job

Your role will include working as a Care Co-Ordinator where you will have responsibility for managing a caseload of service users with mental health needs who have been referred to the team

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, careers and their families, 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.

Job description Job responsibilities

- Manage a defined caseload fulfilling the role of care co-ordinator

- Work as a member of the multi-disciplinary/agency, providing a nursing contribution to the teams functioning.

- Participate in the duty system demonstrating skills of assessment and interpretation of complex arising issues

- Administration and monitoring of medication to facilitate compliance and adherenceto treatment.- Provide treatment through deep intra-muscular injection for service users attending the depot clinic or requiring depot administration in their home.

- Ensure the care of patients is assessed and planned by self and other nursesaccording to the patients individual needs.

Person Specification RMN Essential
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate with staff at all levels both, internal and external , patients , carers, external agencies
  • Ability to work own initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Experience of working with individuals with severe mental illness.
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary clinical teams.
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation and guidelines including MHA 1983 and CPA
  • Working knowledge of risk management
  • Knowledge of person centred care
  • Demonstrates the belief that individuals with mental health problems should be enabled to achieve maximum possible independence and should be cared for in the least segregated and coercive setting possible
  • Demonstrates a belief in choice and involving recipients of care, their relatives and significant others in all discussions regarding need and service
Desirable
  • Effective IT skill including the ability to operate Microsoft office software packages to include email
  • Knowledge of BME community and needs of this group


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