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Nurse Practitioner Band 5 Development post (Development to Band 6)

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum
Closing date
23 Mar 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting and new opportunity for a Registered Mental Health Nurse to join the Home Treatment Team.

The Home Treatment Team offer 24 hour support to service users, and their families/carers, who are suffering from mental health concerns that would otherwise require admission to an acute in patient environment. There is a strong focus on a recovery model and effective risk management to provide quality care in a community setting.

Based at Bickerstaffe House, Ormskirk District General Hospital.

Main duties of the job

The HTT are always striving towards excellence in service delivery and ensuring that the Trust values are achieved. The successful applicant will be dynamic and forward thinking with the ability to work as part of a Team and in partnership with local services.

There will be an expectation that the successful applicant will also undertake night duty as part of their role.

Successful applicants will be provided with a full induction and appraisal to formulate a Personal Development Plan and to identify training and development needs.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • oCore professional registration as Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • oRegistration with professional body
  • oEvidence of commitment to continuing professional development
Knowledge Essential
  • oKnowledge and practice of Mental Health Act 1983
  • o Knowledge and practice of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • oDemonstrate understanding of how research has influenced practice
Experience Essential
  • oAble to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • oExperience of assessing, planning and implementing and reviewing care needs
  • oExperienced in acting as a practice supervisor of student staff.
  • oRecent and up to date clinical experience of working with people with adult mental health needs

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