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Living Well Community Mental Health Nurse (Community)

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year pa
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse to be part of the new Living Well system Community Mental Health offer. This is a huge movement in mental health that puts lived experience and collaboration at is core.

You bring: compassion, innovation, fun, a caring attitude, a fierce desire to help people be their best selves, invaluable nursing skills and a strong sense to collaborate with people.

We offer: the chance to work with amazing people from all organisations and walks of life, gain experience in community mental health, be part of a holistic mental health offer, ongoing regular supervision, innovative training and join a community network of highly motivated people.

Main duties of the job

If you want an amazing and exciting challenge then come and join us and...
  • Provide a caring and compassionate service with clear boundaries and expectations
  • Complete initial conversations to help people plan what they need
  • Hold a small case load of people with deteriorating/fluctuating mental health problems and works alongside them to help achieve their goals
  • Discuss initial enquires with anyone in the system
  • Does safe-guarding - it's everybody's business.
  • Consider capacity and choice in every contact
  • Attend Living Well Team meeting structure - Relative to WTE
  • Bring new ideas and innovations to the table

Please note: this role will cover the Chesterfield area and although the main base will be at Bayheath House Chesterfield Derbyshire, you will be required to work flexibly across the entire area and will have the opportunity to work from different Trust bases.

You will need to have the ability to transport yourself and service users across a wide geographical area without compromising service needs.

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD' overall, commenting on how our colleagues treated patients with compassion and kindness and felt positive and proud about working for the trust.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years' service
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBT+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities

Job description Job responsibilities

Please review the Job Description and Person Specification, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account

Person Specification Knowledge and Experience Essential
  • Relevant recent, post graduate experience
  • Able to transport self around a vast area in a timely manner
  • Experience of working in a Community Mental Health team
Skills Essential
  • Team working evidence
  • Evidence of excellent verbal and non verbal communication skills
Qualifications Essential
  • NMC registered Mental Health Nurse
  • ENB998/Mentoring in Practice

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