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Staff Nurse - Band 5 (Coventry/Nuneaton)

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
30 Mar 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Staff Nurse - Band 5

Are you ready for a new and exciting challenge? Do you want to work in a supportive, dynamic and innovative team? Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust Inpatient mental health services are looking for Band 5 Mental Health Nurses to join our dedicated, highly valued workforce.

We offer high quality, evidence-based care for mental health needs such as depression, personality disorders or psychosis. We offer a full multi-disciplinary team approach with a dedicated psychologist, occupational therapist and activity workers on the ward, as well access to dieticians and physiotherapists as needed.

Please note many Trust interviews are taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be required to work within a multi-disciplinary age independent 24/7 inpatient service. Inpatient services will provide a service to people experiencing an acute psychiatric crisis (functional or organic) who require urgent treatment and delivery of required interventions who may be detained under the Mental Health Act, whilst using the least restrictive environment to facilitate recovery.

As a member of the team, you will support the delivery of responsive, recovery focused care to service users experiencing an acute mental health crisis. We think working within mental health has to be one of the most rewarding careers to be in. If you are currently a band 5 RMN or fresh out of university and you would like to work where you can make a real difference.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart'; this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support groups

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description Job responsibilities

  • Contribute to the assessment process looking at physical and mental well being.
  • Deliver treatment and required interventions of mental health needs reporting to a senior member of the team as required and working within professional codes.
  • Deliver aspects of the care cluster pathway i.e. providing a range of interventions.
  • Deliver evidenced based interventions, implementing and following care and treatment plans.
  • Monitor concordance to care and treatment plans reporting back to multi- professional staff as appropriate.
  • Support care packages from undertaking assessments of needs.
  • Lead and coordinate the review of care.
  • Record in patient clinical notes and preparing clinical reports as required.
  • Conduct risk assessments and maintain a safe environment.
  • Engage with carers and significant others responding to identified needs.
  • Adhere to and report on safety and quality (governance) issues.
  • Mentor students as appropriate to qualifications and profession.
  • Deliver and contribute to activity interventions i.e. relapse signature, occupational activities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Relevant Professional Qualification i.e. RMN, DipCOT
  • Expertise within a discipline underpinned by theory
  • Professional clinical knowledge acquired through degree/ diploma
Knowledge and skills Essential
  • Excellent written communication skills
Experience Essential
  • Substantial experience in Acute Mental health care setting
  • Developed specialist knowledge gained within a similar environment over a considerable period of time
  • Significant experience of undertaking assessment, formulation, risk assessment and positive risk management
  • Proven experience of people management
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
Other Essential
  • Car owner / driver

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