Mental Health Wellbeing Nurse

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
£38,762 to £45,765 a year per annum inclusive of Outer London HCAS
Closing date
4 Oct 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, committed and passionate band 6 community nurse. The post is based within the haringey older people's community mental health. The post holder will work with the older people's service carrying out specific assessment and interventions. They will manage a case of patients with enduring organic and functional mental health problems working alongside a wide range of clinical teams. Successful candidates will have strong engagement and motivation skill and be able to work well with service users with complex mental health needs.

Main duties of the job

Ensure that the service of the CMHT i.e. nursing, social care, occupational therapy and psychology is carried out effectively within a multidisciplinary framework and in collaboration with other agencies. Maintain contact with service users on their caseload during periods of admission, including attendance at MDT meetings.

To take lead in the planning and implementation of the client's reintegration back into the community.

To provide effective and timely care within a multidisciplinary team setting for Older People who present with functional and/or organic mental health problems.

To assess care needs, devise care programmes including risk assessment and implement and evaluate these in collaboration with individual service users and also their carers; where its appropriate.

To support and mentor less experienced staff and teach students from related professional backgrounds who are on placement with the CMHT.

To undertake duties designed to extend clinical and managerial expertise as delegated by the Deputy CMHT manager when required. This will include deputising in the absence of the Principle Practitioner.

To provide a full care management service to service users and their carer's.

About us

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust provides local, regional and national award-winning healthcare services. We have more than 3.300 staff working out of 20 main sites serving a population of 1.2 million people.We provide community health services and mental health services for young people, adults and older people. Our North London Forensic Service treats and cares for people in the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We also provide one of the largest eating disorders services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services.

We are an organisation that is passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion; one that prides itself in developing the leadership capabilities of its employees, looking after their health and wellbeing, creating safe spaces for staff to speak up and providing opportunities to mentor and be mentored.Our employees are the reason for delivering Good CQC ratings, excellent outcomes and outstanding patient experiences, so it is our aim to create a happy and healthy working environment where youcan thrive and succeed.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification by clicking on the JD/PS attachment in the advert

Person Specification Other Requirement Essential
  • DBS Clearance
  • Ability to think and work flexibly to adapt to different approaches
Essential /Desirable Essential
  • Years of Experience
  • Experience of working with older adults
Essential/Desirable Essential
  • Current registered appropriate professional body
  • Further training within the specialist area of Mental Health for older person
Skills and Abilities Essential
  • Ability to prioritise referral and own caseload
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
Personal Qualities Essential
  • Written and verbal skills
  • Positive attitude to change

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