Community Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£25,655 - £31,534 pa based on full time hours
Closing date
21 Aug 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Are you a nurse or newly qualified nurse for your next challenge?

Would you like to join a trust that rewards its staff with excellent training and support to make sure that your career is on the right track through our Academy on Clinical excellence?

Would you like to have autonomy of working in the community but have the support of a fantastic team of likeminded professional helping you each day?

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The CMHT is a lively, dynamic and busy multi-disciplinary team which provides care coordination and recovery focused care for individuals with complex and challenging mental health needs.

You will need excellent assessment and communication skills. In addition, you will carry a caseload and participate in the teams “shared care” rota. As a member of the team, you will need to work alongside other agencies to promote holistic recovery focused care as well as producing reports, completing audits and running clinics as necessary.

As a registered nurse you will automatically become a member of our Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) which has a specific focus on the professional development and career progression of our nurses and Allied Health Professionals. As part of ACE’s commitment to you, our development pathway offer for band 5’s includes access to masters level academic study with our partner universities along with a bespoke leadership programme tailored to help you enhance your competence and confidence as a leader during your early career. If you are a newly qualified registrant we will provide you with a structured preceptorship programme to support you in making an effective transition from student to registered practitioner. ACE will support you to progress your journey with us and we offer all our registrants the opportunity to engage in ‘Career Navigation’ conversations which will help you explore your career aspirations and make decisions about your career trajectory

We will provide training, shadowing opportunities and support you to work autonomously in the community and use your own initiative.

The successful candidates will have sound clinical skills, be able to coordinate complex care packages, have good administration and IT skills, as well as a good working knowledge of CPA processes, report writing, organisational skills, safeguarding knowledge and the ability to identify issues and demonstrate ownership of change processes.

** Car driver and use of car within work hours is essential.

Further details are set out in the Job Description. For additional information, please contact Caroline Fonseca on or Vicky Long on

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