Lead Nurse - Mental Health (Older Adult Community)

Employer
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Chesterfield
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year pa
Closing date
26 Mar 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Old Age
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Band 6 Nurse to Join Bolsover & Clay Cross Older Adults Community Mental Health Team.

This is an exciting time to join a well-established, responsive and supportive team.

The successful candidate will be clinically responsible for supporting the delivery of a flexible, responsive local service within Bolsover & Clay Cross, collaboratively with colleagues, key partners and those within the local community to develop services to meet the mental health needs of the local community.

As a senior, registered practitioner they are professionally andlegally accountable under the NMC code of professional practice.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder will be clinically responsible for supporting the delivery of a flexible, responsive local service within the older adults CMHT.
  • The post holder will work collaboratively with colleagues, key partners and those within the local community to develop services to meet the mental health needs of the community, based on the local and national practice guidance.
  • You will need to demonstrate expertise in risk assessment and management working in a community setting.
  • We are looking for experience and commitment, together with a desire to make our service the best we can, through innovation and collaboration with our key stakeholders.
  • It is essential that you have good communication and organisational skills and that you operate as a well-integrated member of the multi-disciplinary team, maintaining a person-centred focus.
  • As a Lead Nurse, you will have demonstrable RMN post registration experience.
  • You will be expected to be a role model, offering mentoring and supervision to other staff and students.
  • You will need to have the ability to transport yourself across a wide geographical area.


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

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • NMC Registered Mental Health Nurse
Desirable
  • Mentorship qualification
  • Older Adult experience
  • Post-registration qualifications, related to specific interventions
Experience Essential
  • Experience of team working
  • Evidence of working with CPA
  • Evidence of excellent verbal and non verbal communication skills
Desirable
  • Experience of interventions/group work
  • Experience of providing supervision
  • Recent, relevant post-registration experience


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