Community Mental Health Nurse

Employer
Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Northallerton
Salary
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
26 Feb 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Nurse to join the East Integrated Community Mental Health Team based in Northallerton.

This post is only open to those candidates who already have their NMC registration in place and have successfully completed the preceptorship programme. Please note: Newly qualified applicants or those due to qualify will be recruited via our recruitment fairs.

We are a forward thinking team teamwork that are looking for an individual who is creative, motivated and passionate about providing excellent patient care. We are a multi disciplinary team including a Consultant, Psychologists, Occupational Therapist, Mental Health Nurses and Learning Disability Nurses and support workers. Within the team we enjoy promoting wellbeing and a positive work life balance and have supported several newly qualified nurses through their preceptorship.

As a core member of the team, you will also be responsible for:-
  • providing assessments
  • Managing a caseload
  • Monitoring Physical Health
  • delivering intervention in the community.

You will ensure that the service users' needs are:-
  • identified and central to their collaborative care plan, well-being and recovery plans
  • promoting social inclusion
  • independence and well-being

You will demonstrate:-
  • Excellent assessment skills
  • interpersonal and team working skills
  • be able to work collaboratively with a range of statutory and third sector agencies.


Main duties of the job

To improve the lives of people with mental ill health by minimising the impact of their condition through the delivery of excellent services to promote recovery and well being.

To be compassionate in meeting the needs of patients and their carers.

To work as part of a community team which may be integrated, workingcollaboratively and in partnership with local authority services.

To be professionally accountable and responsible for patient care undertaking a range of clinical/therapeutic interventions in patients' homes and other community settings.

To promote social inclusion, community access and participation through the provision of patient care.

To facilitate others in the team to develop competence by providing leadership, day to day supervision, clinical advice and clinical supervision to associate practitioners, community support workers and students as appropriate.

To be committed to and involved in activities integral to the Trust's QualityImprovement System.

To promote at all times a positive image of people with mental ill health.

To promote at all times a positive image of the Adult Mental Health Service and the wider Trust.

About us

We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.

From education and prevention, to crisis and specialist care --our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.

We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.

We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.

We won't rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.

Job description Job responsibilities

Working in a person centered therapeutic organisationWorking in a community settingWorking collaboratively with service users and their families/carersWorking in a multi-disciplinary teamWorking in partnership with other agencies

Evidenced based knowledge of best practice in caring for patients in the designated field.Understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act).Understanding of Safeguarding and its application in practice.Clinical Risk Assessment and Management and its application in practice.Clinical Governance and Clinical Supervision.Research and development methodology.Awareness of psychological models of care and treatment.

Additional contact information is available from Helen Richards - Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Person Specification Qualification Essential
  • RNMH, current professional registration with NMC
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • MIP, FLIP, ENB 998 Teaching & Assessing in Clinical Practice or City & Guilds 730 Teaching in Adult Education or willingness to work towards. Qualification must be achieved within agreed timescale.
  • Trained Clinical Supervisor (within agreed timescale).
  • Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent)
Desirable
  • Post-graduate qualification in a relevant area
Experience Essential
  • Working with adults with mental ill health
Desirable
  • Working in a person centred therapeutic manner
  • Working in a community setting
Knowledge Essential
  • Evidenced based knowledge of best practice in caring for patients in the designated field.
  • Understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act).


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