Community Mental Health Nurse, Assertive Outreach Team

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Newport
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are looking for an RMN who is highly motivated, innovative, enthusiastic and passionate about service user centered care to work within the Assertive Outreach Team based in Newport.Assertive Outreach is an approach to supporting recovery for adults living with serious mental health difficulties alongside complex social circumstances, needs and risks and who find it difficult or do not want to engage with structured care and treatment available in the Adult Community Mental Health Services (CMHT).

You will have knowledge and experience in the care of people with complex, severe and enduring mental health problems in a community setting. You will have opportunity to link with the wider service which includes a Crisis Resolution/Home Treatment Team, Primary Care Mental Health Support Services (PCMHSS), Community Mental Health Teamsand Inpatient Services. You will be committed to ensuring the delivery of the highest quality user-centered care and contribute to the development of mental health services in the Borough of Newport

The post is a permanent post with fulltime hours. Flexible working patterns will be available

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is a senior member of the Assertive Outreach Team and will be responsible for the care coordination of a caseload of service users who are experiencing severe mental health difficulties. The post holder will take responsibility within their caseload for ensuring the assessment of health and social needs, formulation, planning, delivery and evaluation of care, support and treatment by the team, for both individuals and groups of service users including risk assessment and management, CTP, and care reviews. They will work collaboratively across a wide ranging multi-disciplinary services and agencies to provide effective delivery of health and social care, supporting a programme of recovery and social inclusion within the area.

The post holder may also supervise junior staff who are engaged with service users within their caseload.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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