Community Mental Health Nurse (B5 Development role)

Employer
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£32,466 to £39,521 a year per annum incl HCA
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Adult
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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CALLING ALL PRE-REGISTRATION & NEWLY QUALIFIED MENTAL HEALTH NURSES.

The Tower Hamlets Mental Health directorate have created a Band 5 Community Mental Health Nurse development programme to support newly qualified nurses to build their competencies, in the community, in preparation for a B6 role CMHN role.

Successful candidates will be employed a B5 nurse and will be supported and mentored under comprehensive development framework, in parallel with the ELFT nurse preceptorship programme, over a nine to twelve month period.

Nurses who have gradated though the development programme will be supported to apply for a Band 6 role through ring fenced interview process.

You will work in multi-disciplinary recovery focused community mental health services and will be a core member of the multi-disciplinary team, participating in the provision high quality mental health care for people who present with severe and enduring mental health problem, with complex needs.

You will provide treatment within the established care pathways that ensure the best outcomes for our people who use services, with a focus on recovery and promoting independence.

You must have experience of working with people with severe and enduring mental health problems as part of your training and/or preregistration experience and have a commitment and genuine interest to support individuals to meet their recovery needs within the community.

Main duties of the job

To be a core member of the multi-disciplinary team, participating in the provision high quality mental health care for people who present with severe and enduring mental health problem, with complex needs.

This role would ideally suit a newly qualified Mental Health Nurse or Mental Health Nurse graduates. Successful candidates will be employed at Band 5 and will be supported and mentored through both the Trust preceptorship programme and a comprehensive development learning framework, over a 9 to 12 month period. At this point, nurses will be expected to evidence that they have met the programme learning aims and will be supported to move to a Band 6 role through ring fenced interview process.

Successful candidates will work in multi-disciplinary recovery based community mental health services providing evidence-based care and treatment for all those who use the service. You will provide treatment within structured Care Pathways that ensure the best outcomes for our people who use services, with a focus on recovery and promoting independence.

You need to have experience of working with people with severe and enduring mental health problems as part of your training and/or preregistration experience and have a commitment and genuine interest in supporting service users and carers through Recovery model in the community.



About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Job description Job responsibilities

Kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.

Person Specification Education/ Qualification/ Training Essential
  • Pre-graduate mental health nurse in the final six months of their training or a graduate mental health nurse who is pending their PIN or a Registered Mental Health Nurse .
  • Willingness to undertake further training relevant to the B5 development programme.
Experience Essential
  • Experience of mental health nursing either in inpatient or community setting.
Knowledge Essential
  • oKnowledge of the Mental Health Act (1983), Mental Capacity At (2005) & the Care Act (2014.
  • oUnderstanding of the principles of the recover model and Care Programme Approach
  • oUp to date knowledge of the current approaches to mental health nursing.
  • oUp to date knowledge of the issues that impact individuals and carers affected by mental health and / or cognitive impairment (where applicable)
  • oKnowledge and understanding of safeguarding adults and children.
  • oUnderstanding of the key themes of clinical governance and evidence based practice.
  • oKnowledge and understanding of equal opportunities policies and practice and how they affect staff, service users and carers.
Desirable
  • oHuman Rights Act 1998.
Skills Essential
  • oGood verbal and written communication skills.
  • oAbility to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care using evidence based approaches
  • oAbility to prioritise workload.
  • oExcellent time management skills
  • oAbility to work autonomously and independently.
  • oAbility to be innovative in practice. Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • oGood IT skills.
  • oAbility to engage with people with serious mental health problems in a holistically


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