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Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse - Home Treatment Team

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
A f Band 6 CPN opportunity has become available within the South West Home Treatment Team (HTT).

HTT provides an intensive service to individuals aged 25 and above who are experiencing a crisis with their mental health. We work within an MDT and are a fast paced and busy team. You can expect to achieve / build upon skills of working in a pressured environment, responding and managing to crises and delivering short term interventions to an interesting and varied client group . The successful candidates should be highly motivated individuals with significant post qualification experience, patient centred in their approach to care and ideally have experience of working in an acute or community setting.

Main duties of the job

The role of a Band 6 CPN within home treatment is to coordinate and provide specialist acute crisis psychiatric interventions and expertise to service users in crisis 24 hrs per day 7 days per week 52 weeks per year within their own home / residence.

Provide a gate keeping service to the in-patient wards and community teams.

To facilitate early discharge where appropriate and provide an effective and viable alternative to hospital admission for clients in crisis by developing an individualised approach to the practical and functional needs of the service user.

To provide specialist crisis resolution support and advice to other agencies and members of the multidisciplinary team.

To act up in the absence of the team manager as appropriate.

To act as a role model and resource for junior/less experienced staff and students.

The role is dynamic and requires specialist assessment of risk.

South home treatment teams are a professional and diverse team to work with and will provide you with lots of experience across the acute sector.

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to peoples lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification Desirable Essential
  • Achieved Grade/Qualification
  • Home Treatment Team Experience

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