Easington North 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 Easington 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. We are happy to support newly qualified nurses with their preceptorship and you will have a thorough induction programme offered.
As a core member of the team, you will also be responsible for:-
- your own caseload
- providing assessments
- care co-ordination
- delivering intervention in the community.
You will ensure that the service users' needs are:-
- identified and central to their CPA 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 achieve successful completion of the Preceptorship Program.
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 act as lead professional or care coordinator as appropriate.
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.
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).Care Programme Approach and its application in practice.
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)
- Post-graduate qualification in a relevant area
- Working with adults with mental ill health
- Working in a person centred therapeutic manner
- Working in a community setting
- 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).
- Care Programme Approach and its application in practice.
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