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Community Psychiatric Nurse

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,391 to £42,503 a year including 5% HCAS fringe
Closing date
4 Apr 2023

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Nurse, Community mental health nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an amazing nurse, OT or social worker, to join the North East Hampshire Community Mental Health Recovery Service. This team has won awards for its community services and has been accredited by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

We are looking for a band 6 community psychiatric nurse or social worker to join the Multi-disciplinary North East Hampshire Community Recovery Service.

We are a large service based at Aldershot Centre for Health covering North East Hampshire and Farnham. We work with treatment pathways to add recovery with people who have a severe and enduring mental health concern.

We work closely with partner agencies and social care to promote recovery and people achieving their goals.

The candidate must have a full and valid driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes due to the community element of this role.

Main duties of the job

you will be required to demonstrate a high level of commitment, motivation and knowledge working with people with severe and enduring mental health problems.

You will manage a caseload of clients, and use evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions as part of the holistic approach. You will also be part of assessment clinics for people referred into services. You will be committed to the delivery of a high-quality service, working both independently and as part of a well-established and innovative team in meeting the needs of clients. There is the opportunity to run groups and further development of skills and interests in line with the job description.

In return you will have a fulfilling and varied role within a friendly and supportive team. You will receive active management support and opportunities for personal and professional development. Reflective practise is also available monthly.

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Working from home contracts do not attract high cost area payments.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description Job responsibilities

Job Purpose: To assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care needs of a specific group of People who use our services.

To mentor, supervise and teach qualified and unqualified staff including students

Principal Duties
  • To co-ordinate and monitor the delivery of person centred healthcare to a designated group of people who use our services, using complex clinical decision making where appropriate.
  • To deliver individual and group therapy
  • To work as a member of the MDT in assessing and planning care and responding to changes in people who use our services health.
  • To act in a manner to respect the customs, individuality, values, sexuality and spiritual beliefs, actively supporting the individual to fulfil these.
  • To ensure provision of therapeutic activities, emotional support and stability to clients to ensure effective engagement whilst maintaining professional boundaries.
  • To create, develop and maintain professional supportive relationships with all members of staff with other professionals and agencies to enhance recovery.
  • To ensure prescribed physical observations are undertaken as follows: blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respirations, blood sugars, urinalysis, weight and height and act upon exceptions appropriately

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Essential criteria
  • Registered Qualified mental Health Nurse or
  • Registered Qualified Social Worker to work as mental health practitioner
  • 2 years experience post qualification
  • Experience of working with people who have a severe and enduring mental illness
  • Further training or experience to post graduate diploma level or 5 years equivalent experience
  • Aware of personal and professional boundaries

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