Community Psychiatric Nurse

Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
28 Mar 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Thanet Community Mental Health Team is looking to recruit Mental Health Nurses, to expand their multi-disciplinary team.

The post holder will be able to professionally work within their identified disciplines job description supporting patients within the local community, such as one to one and group work; along with urgent duty support for high-risk patients ensuring risk and safety plans are in place.

Main duties of the job

As a Band 6 clinician the role will be varied due to daily demands registered discipline and interventions on offer. The role includes working within the Duty team, completing initial assessments, Clozapine or Depot clinics for Nurses.

Delivering Stepps groups CBT in psychosis groups

All registered clinicians need to have a sound knowledge of secondary mental health care and risk management and social factors, care planning and excellent time management.

About us

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Job description Job responsibilities

As Band 6 registered nurse, we would like the successful applicant to lead in the operation of the Clozapine and Depot clinics.

The professional must be able to work competently in a challenging environment and be able to react tochanging care demands whilst demonstrating the highest levels of care and empathy towards patients. This is across all aspects of the role in a flexible manner demonstrating the trust values.

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main responsibilities of the role.

Registered Nurse Mental Health Nurse and Registered Nurse Learning Disability are welcome to apply.

Person Specification Registered RMN OT or Social Worker Essential
  • Two year experience in mental health care as a qualified clinician
  • Previous experience of working in a CMHT
Clinical experience Essential
  • Specialist training in CBT/Personality Disorders
  • Knowledge of care pathways in CMHT

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