Community Mental Health Nurse ADAPT Team

Employer
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Woolwich
Salary
£38,762 to £45,765 a year p.a.inc.
Closing date
5 Feb 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Community Mental Health Nurse - Greenwich East ADAPT

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse to join the Greenwich East ADAPT Team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a busy and varied multi-disciplinary environment. You will alongside clinical and other non-clinical colleagues to make a positive contribution to our patient's journey to recovery

The Greenwich ADAPT Service provide care and treatment to individuals who are experience anxiety, depression, affective disorder, personality or trauma. If you are interested in developing your intervention based skills with this cohort then we would look forward to hearing from you and receiving your application.The successful candidate will be supported to develop their assessment skills and psychologically informed interventions (both group and individual) to enable them to work as an effective member of the team. This will include Structured Clinical Management training funded via Health Education England and provided by The Anna Freud Centre.

Please follow link for overview: Structured Clinical Management (SCM) | Training | Anna Freud Centre

We would recommend that you contact the team for an informal chat in the first instance if you are interested in the post.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for undertaking comprehensive assessment of service users and carers mental health and social care needs. Once these needs have been identified the post holder will be responsible for developing a goal focussed and person centred care plan to enable the provision of an appropriate intervention.

The post holder will be working in a supportive diverse team, where there are opportunities for personal and professional development.

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust operates a Probationary Period, further details are available on request.

About us

Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people living in South East London and Kent and to people in prison. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,000 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, children's centres, schools and people's homes. We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations across the London Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent and manage hospital sites including Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital in Woolwich as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. We are one of the largest providers of prison health services providing healthcare to prisoners across Kent and South London. We are proud of the care we provide and our people

Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
  • We're Kind
  • We're Fair
  • We Listen
  • We Care


Job description Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description for further information relating to the jobs main responsibilities.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Mentorship qualification
Desirable
  • Evidence of further training in the last year
Experience Essential
  • Experience working in a clinical setting with people with complex mental health needs.
Desirable
  • Previous experience working in a community setting
Skills Essential
  • Experience in undertaking a variety assessments with people with mental health needs,
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Manage and create care plans for a caseload of patients with complex needs
Desirable
  • Skilled reflective practitioner.
  • Experiencing of working with trauma, ASD , EUPD diagnosis


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