Community Mental Health Nurse

Employer
Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Hartlepool
Salary
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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This post is only open to those candidates who already have their NMC registration in place and have successfully completed the preceptorship programme. Please note: Newly qualified applicants or those due to qualify will be recruited via a separate process.

Early intervention in psychosis team North (Hartlepool) Community Mental Health Team are actively looking for a Band 5 Community Mental Health Nurse to join our team. We are passionate about teamwork here at Hartlepool and in creating a great place to work. We can consider flexible working patterns and part time roles with a focus on promoting wellbeing and a positive work life balance.

As a core member of the team, you will also be responsible for:-
  • your own caseload
  • providing assessments
  • delivering intervention in the community.

You will ensure that the service users' needs are:-
  • identified and central to their collaborative care plan, well-being and recovery plans
  • promoting social inclusion
  • independence and well-being

You will demonstrate:-
  • Excellent assessment skills
  • interpersonal and team working skills
  • be able to work collaboratively with a range of statutory and third sector agencies.


Main duties of the job

To improve the lives of people with mental ill health by minimising the impact of their condition through the delivery of excellent services to promote recovery and well being.

To be compassionate in meeting the needs of patients and their carers.

To work as part of a community team which may be integrated, workingcollaboratively and in partnership with local authority services.

To be professionally accountable and responsible for patient care undertaking a range of clinical/therapeutic interventions in patients' homes and other community settings.

To promote social inclusion, community access and participation through the provision of patient care.

To facilitate others in the team to develop competence by providing leadership, day to day supervision, clinical advice and clinical supervision to associate practitioners, community support workers and students as appropriate.

To be committed to and involved in activities integral to the Trust's QualityImprovement System.

To promote at all times a positive image of people with mental ill health.

To promote at all times a positive image of the Adult Mental Health Service and the wider Trust.

About us

Working for TEWV NHS Trust you can expect fantastic training & development opportunities with the strong links we have developed at our local universities'. Post-grad qualifications can be supported throughout your career pathway in mental health practice, as well as clinical skills or leadership & management skills, that can lead onto more senior roles within the organisation, helping you to identify and build upon a career pathway. Future planning is supported by the Trust's Talent Management and Workforce Development Team, so we can continue to build upon our commitment of being well led and to deliver excellent care to our communities in either leadership & management or clinical practice modules.

Given we have learnt many things during the pandemic, technology and remote working have offered insight into new approaches on how we work and further discussion can be had about this upon appointment. To discuss this further, you should contact the team manager prior to interview to consider if the options are suitable for you and the service demands.

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010. A lease car scheme is in operation as well as other NHS staff benefits.

Job description Job responsibilities

Working in a person centered therapeutic organisationWorking in a community settingWorking collaboratively with service users and their families/carersWorking in a multi-disciplinary teamWorking in partnership with other agencies

Evidenced based knowledge of best practice in caring for patients in the designated field.Understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act).Understanding of Safeguarding and its application in practice.Clinical Risk Assessment and Management and its application in practice.Clinical Governance and Clinical Supervision.Research and development methodology.Awareness of psychological models of care and treatment.

Person Specification Qualification Essential
  • RNMH, current professional registration with NMC
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • MIP, FLIP, ENB 998 Teaching & Assessing in Clinical Practice or City & Guilds 730 Teaching in Adult Education or willingness to work towards. Qualification must be achieved within agreed timescale.
  • Trained Clinical Supervisor (within agreed timescale).
  • Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent)
Desirable
  • Post-graduate qualification in a relevant area
Experience Essential
  • Working with adults with mental ill health
Desirable
  • Working in a person centred therapeutic manner
  • Working in a community setting
Knowledge Essential
  • Evidenced based knowledge of best practice in caring for patients in the designated field.
  • Understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act).


Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details Employer name
Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Address
Sovereign House

Brenda Road

Hartlepool

TS25 1NN

Employer's website
https://www.tewv.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

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