Community Mental Health Nurse - Band 5 (Coventry)

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum / pro rata (pay award pending)
Closing date
21 Aug 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Community Mental Health Nurse - Band 5

Coventry Recovery Team based at Swanswell Point, Stoney Stanton Road, Coventry

Full time/Part time permanent role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 nurse to gain experience in the field of Community Mental Health in the Coventry Recovery Team. The team works with service users with psychotic illnesses across the city of Coventry.

If you are interested in working with a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team, to enable you to progress to a Band 6 position then this is the right post for you.

Please note many Trust interviews are taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Main duties of the job

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

The successful applicant will work alongside a multi-disciplinary team to deliver recovery focused interventions in the community. This includes being the keyworker for a caseload of patients and more generic roles in the team such as office duty, as well as specific nursing tasks such as supporting our range of clinics, therapy and group interventions. We encourage staff to bring their own ideas to meet patient's needs and have regular service development sessions to encourage ongoing development. You will receive extensive support and supervision from the Management and Leadership team as well as access to the nurse's forum led by our nursing lead for psychosis.

We utilise the Flexible Assertive Community Treatment and Recovery models to deliver multi-disciplinary care to our service users, this supports staff in managing the complex range of challenges our patient group face.

About us

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

Job description Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

We are looking for an enthusiastic confident individual who can work on their own as well as supporting the team. Good communication and problem solving skills are essential, as well as knowledge of mental illness and the challenges this brings in daily life. You also need to be a driver with access to transportation that can be used for business purposes. We welcome staff who are team players, supportive of their colleagues and have the Trust visions and values. An enthusiasm for service development and innovation is essential.

The role has the expectation of managing and/or supervising junior staff depending on skills and experience.

Visits to the team are encouraged to appreciate this challenging but exciting role and give the opportunity to ask any questions.

Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Qualified RN(MH) registered with the NMC
  • Shows excellent written communication skills
  • Knowledge gained within a similar environment
OTHER Essential
  • Must have full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle for business use

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