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Senior Registered Mental Health Practitioner

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum + HCA
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen in West Home First Team Derwent Centre, for highly motivated, dynamic and forward thinking Band 6 Nurse. We are looking for a highly committed individual who is flexible, proactive, and enthusiastic with a special interest in home treatment.

We are an enthusiastic and welcoming team who hold quality patient care at the heart of what we do. We have a team approach in the delivery of and work proactively in order to ensure the best outcomes for our patients. We understand the importance of staff development and will support professional growth.

Main duties of the job

For this post you need to drive, have excellent communication skills and the ability to work proactively in a multidisciplinary team environment. You will be expected to visit service users in their own homes to support and guide them during crisis period. You will be expected to support STR workers, Associate Practitioners, Community nurses, Advanced nurse practitioners and the Clinical Lead in implementing effective changes within the team to ensure the service meets the Trust's objectives.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who share 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 should work well under the overall supervision of the Advanced Nurse Practitioners and will be required to undertake the duties of the post. Active participation will be required in the training and education of learners allocated to the community settings, and will also encourage integration between the ward teams and the community services.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate of being fully IT literate.

Support is given by way of regular meaningful supervision and appraisal, reflective practice and Trust wellbeing services of advice and counselling.

Successful candidates must be compliant with all mandatory training, obtain a satisfactory Enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure Certificate and hold full registration with the NMC.

Person Specification Education Essential
  • Registration Mental Health Nurse RMN Part 3
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Evidence of appropriate CPD post-qualification
Skills Essential
  • Good oral communication skills based on fluency on the English language
  • Appropriate post registration experience at qualified practitioner level within Mental Health of at least 2 years
  • Experience of working within mental health community services

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