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Registered Nurse Mental Health Band 6 Recruitment Event

Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
£38,762 to £45,765 a year per annum HCAS inclusive (depending on area)
Closing date
28 Sep 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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(*Candidates are invited to state which posts they wish to be considered for in their supporting statement*)

Central and North West NHSFoundationTrustareseeking to recruitdynamicBand6Mental Health or Learning Disability Nursesto workina varietyofpermanentand flexibleBand 6opportunitiesacross Jameson Division. You will play a keypart in leading our front-lineteams and services through an exciting time of transformation as we support you in thedevelopment of your skillsand knowledgewithin your chosen field.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of aspecialist area of mental health nursingpracticewhilst also joining one of theleadingNHSTrustsin theCountry.

Main duties of the job

Jameson covers 4 diverse boroughs, each with its own unique client-demographic allowing you to utilise a range of Nursing interventions. These boroughs includeKensington and Chelsea, Westminster and more rural boroughs such as Brent, Harrow and Hillingdon.

We have vacancies in the following areas;

  • Brent Early Intervention in Psychosis *
  • Brent Memory Service
  • Deputy ward manager LD Inpatients
  • Brent First Response Team
  • Brent Adult CMHT *

Harrow and Hillingdon
  • Harrow Home Treatment Team (Must be Driver)
  • Harrow First Response Team
  • Harrow Healthy Ageing CMHT *
  • Harrow Adult CMHT *

Kensington and Chelsea
  • Clinical Team Leader Healthy Ageing Inpatients
  • K&C Healthy Ageing CMHT *
  • K&C Early Intervention in Psychosis*
  • North K&C CMHT Triage and CPN*

  • North Westminster CMHT *
  • South Westminster CMHT *
  • South Westminster CMHT; Clozapine and Depot Nurse *

*services that may offer flexible working including working from home and condensed hours*All candidates are required to note down in their personal statements which positions they wish to be interviewed for. You are welcome to put down as many as you wish.

About us

Wherever you work within the Trust we will offer you;
  • Wards equipped withlatest technologyincludingOxehealth roomsensor technology,Omnicell automated medicine cabinetsandelectronic prescribing
  • Specialised inhouse trainingincluding Trauma and informed approach (TIA) i.e ACE assessments, wound care and more
  • Flexible shift working hours to provide ahealthy work-life balance
  • Commitment tocareer mappingto ensure continuous professional development including opportunities
  • Support and guidancewith your Nurse revalidation.
  • On-going supportwith supervision and appraisals.
  • On-siteshadowing opportunitiesfor you
  • Hidden Gem, annual award ceremonies andaward-winning Staff Networksthat have thousands of members and exciting events.
  • Excellentstaff benefits: our benefit packages are amongst the best in London and include: childcare vouchers, health and wellbeing services, season ticket loans and cycle to work scheme.

We are the key Contact: From the moment you join CNWL, our hands-on R&R Team will be there to support you and help you settle in.

Job description Job responsibilities

Detailed job description and main responsibilities is attached.

We will conductinterviews by video conference on 6thOctober2022, 09:00-17:00.

All invites will be sent via MS Teams to your email. You will also receive invites for a welcome on the day on the day before interviews start.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Current Professional Qualification in either mental health nursing Registration must be live with professional body NMC; Health Care Professions Council, HCPC or Social Work England (or UK equivalent).
  • Evidence of post registration training and CPD.
  • Training in Psychosocial Interventions
  • Other relevant training, e.g. psychosocial interventions
Experience Essential
  • Extensive post-registration experience
  • Experience of working in multidisciplinary mental health team with clients with acute/severe and enduring mental health problems
  • Work with clients with acute/severe and enduring mental health problems who are homeless/rootless
  • Experience managing a large and variable work load
  • Supervision of students and junior staff.
  • Audit and research; Teaching; Working with people who use substances
Skills and knowledge Essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including report writing and presentations / IT skills.
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive care package for the identified client group, using a wide range of resources.
  • Able to develop a comprehensive programme of intervention and support for the identified client group and their families
  • Skills in risk assessment and management.
  • Can demonstrate understanding of psychosis and its impact on service users and carers.
  • Knowledge of current legislation and guidance applicable to this client group
  • Can demonstrate understanding of the needs of diverse groups, e.g. residents of inner city; black and minority ethnic groups, and skills in engaging with them.
  • Skills in psychosocial interventions.
  • Able to build constructive relationships with clients and carers using warmth and empathy, using good communication skills.
Other Essential
  • The post-holder must have the ability to understand and implement the Equal Opportunities Policy at a level appropriate to the job.

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