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Mental Health Nurse (Older Adults Community)

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year pa
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Old Age
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 x Registered Mental Health Nurses (or Newly Qualified Mental Health Nurses) to join the Amber Valley Older Adults Community Mental Health Team.

You will need to be enthusiastic, resourceful and caring and have excellent communication skills.

An awareness of mental health and knowledge of working with Older Adults will need to be demonstrated.

In return, we offer a full induction, development of knowledge, skills and confidence, in relation to all aspects of the post.

In addition, we would welcome contribution towards service improvements/development within the team.

We work closely with families and carers as well as other services, including social services who may be involved in supporting our patients who have complex needs.

We cover the Amber Valley area.

Professional development for further learning is encouraged and you will receive robust clinical and managerial supervision, alongside the wider support and in-house training.

You will be expected to provide supervision to team members and mentor students.

Main duties of the job

  • Assessment and care planning.
  • Case load management
  • Working and supporting carers
  • Delivering treatment and intervention
  • Attendance at MDT
  • Administering depots
  • Supporting the care home project
  • Supporting junior members of staff and students

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. To apply, 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

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a forward-thinking trust who put patients at the heart of everything, and work within a set of trust values for patients and staff:
  • Carrying out complex assessments
  • Carrying out supervision for junior staff
  • Carrying out reviews of patients in their own homes/care homes
  • Supporting carers

Person Specification Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience Essential
  • NMC Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Recent, relevant experience
  • Supervision training
  • SSSA Trained
  • Community experience
Additional Essential
  • Access to suitable transport for work purposes
  • Full, valid UK Driving Licence

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