Community Mental Health Nurses

Employer
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Brentwood
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum + HCA
Closing date
3 Oct 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We have an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced and motivated individual with a demonstrable interest in working with patients who are living with a mental illness in the community.

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic individual who is committed to working in partnership with patients/carers and a range of other care staff and agencies to provide truly person centred services.

You must have excellent communication skills, commitment to working flexibly to meet patient's needs, be able to demonstrate that you can work effectively in a multi disciplinary team setting and demonstrate a commitment to further development with the support of the team. You must have an awareness of current health and social care issues that affect community care for Adult with mental health needs.

You will have commitment to your own development including experience of a varied caseload, health promotion and clinical supervision. Your active participation in providing a variety of learning opportunities for students and participating in training initiatives in general will be a part of the role.

The post also offers the opportunity to actively influence and participate in the development of services to Adult with mental health needs living in the South West area.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Bheki Mlotshwa (Team Manager) or Yemi Akinrin (Team Lead on 0300 123 0808

Main duties of the job

The post holder involves care coordination within Recovery & Wellbeing Team for those patients that present with severe and enduring mental that might at complex for primary care services to manage. The post holder will be responsible for providing high quality, effective care and management of the these cases and at times helping with depot clinic, clozapine clinic and physical health checks if required. They will be a member of a multi-disciplinary team and work in close co-operation with hospital based and primary health care based professionals. They will be responsible for the maintenance of standards of care within the Recovery & Wellbeing Team and actively participate in the training and education of students and staff seconded to the service. In addition, they will also be responsible for ensuring that an integrated assessment and treatment service is provided to the clients and ensure that a good inter-disciplinary working environment is maintained.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description Job responsibilities

The post holder carries responsibility for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care for service users who are referred to the recovery and wellbeing team for Assessment/Treatment. They will be a member of a multi-disciplinary team and work in close co-operation with hospital based and primary health care based professionals. They will be responsible for the maintenance of standards of care within the Recovery and Wellbeing Team and actively participate in the training and education of staff seconded to the service. In addition, they will also be responsible for ensuring that an integrated assessment and treatment service is provided to the clients and ensure that a good inter-disciplinary working environment is maintained.

In return we can offer exceptional education, training and development opportunities as well as a wide range of benefits, which include flexible working opportunities, salary sacrifice schemes and the opportunity to buy or sell up to one week of annual leave to support a healthy work-life balance. In addition to this the Trust also offers a generous relocation package where applicants meet the eligibility criteria.

Person Specification NMC registerred -RMN trained Essential
  • RMN trained 2-3 years experience
  • Community experiences
Desirable
  • Knowledge of Mental health act
  • Knowledge and interest in Care act assessment
NMC registered Essential
  • RMN trained 2-3 years experience
Desirable
  • Community MH experiences
  • Physical Health interest
  • Car driver with access to a car that can be used for work


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