Preceptee Mental Health Nurse

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year Per Annum
Closing date
22 Feb 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust (CFT) provide a range of mental health and physical health services to children and adults across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Therefore, we are in a unique position to offer opportunities across a range of services including inpatient and community.

CFT encourage integrated working across all our services and we are committed to empowering our staff to work together to find solutions and transform our services. We are a research Trust and are currently working on large scale projects to bring new services and ways of working to the County so there really is no better time to get involved and play an active part in transforming NHS services across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.As a newly qualified RNMH you will be part of a structured SWELL (Starting with Empowered Lifelong Learning) preceptorship programme supporting your learning and development into the future.

We are proud of our innovative, open and hard-working culture and we wish to recruit like-minded individuals who share our passion for delivering high quality care.

PLEASE NOTE- the job descriptions attached to this advert are examples of different job descriptions for band 5 RMN's working in different clinical areas and may not be the exact Job Description for successful candidates dependent on job preference

Proposed interview date: 4th March 2023

Main duties of the job

o To be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and may be required to teach other nursing and non-nursing staff.o To provide designated named nurse responsibility for a number of patients.o To provide leadership, supervision and support to junior staff both qualified and unqualified in the absence of the Clinical Team Leader and Unit Manager during the course of the normal shift pattern, and to ensure the efficient and effective use of resources available to deliver a high standard of quality care to service users.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Just over 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification Experience Essential
  • 3rd Year Mental Health Student
  • Previous experience working in healthcare

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