Community Psychiatric Nurse - Adult Eating Disorder Service

Employer
Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Stockton on Tees
Salary
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Learning Disability
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has risen for the post of band 5 Registered Nurse to join the Eating Disorder Intensive Day service at Home team based at Imperial Avenue, Norton. The post holder will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team delivering high quality patient focused care in a community setting. The post holder will work intensively with service users in their own home to embed their co-produced care plan. They will work with service users being discharged from an Eating Disorder Ward and also service users in the community who would benefit from some intensive specialist Eating Disorder support.

The Eating Disorder Day service, is an established team who offer specialist Eating Disorder services at Imperial Avenue, Norton. Additional funding has been secured to support service users with this provision in their own homes. The team offer support to residents of Durham, Darlington and Teesside.

Main duties of the job

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

The role will involve improving 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 wellbeing.

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

To work as part of a community team, working collaboratively 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 Quality Improvement System.

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

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

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

Person Specification Qualifications 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)
Experience Essential
  • Working with people with mental ill health.
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).
  • 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.


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