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Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse

Job reference: HQ00084410
Up to £27.33 per hour
Community Psychiatric Nursing


This vacancy has now expired.

Are you interested in developing your nursing career?

Sanctuary Health is currently looking for a band 6 community psychiatric nurse to fill a full-time role in Mitcham.

The pay rate for this locum CPN job is £27.33 (LTD Company Equivalent) per hour. This job is an initial 3-month contract.

Responsibilities of the CPN:
- To signpost service users to other agencies/services and/or discharge to primary care where necessary
- To manage a caseload of clients with complex needs, using evidence-based/client-centred principles to assess, direct treatment and discharge plans
- The post holder is expected to utilise community resources, working closely with other elements within Merton and Secondary services
- The post holder will ensure user and carer involvement in all aspects of service delivery
- The post holder will be expected to promote, by example and leadership, a high standard of patient care
- To be responsible, under supervision, for the coordination and transfer to the relevant treatment team of a designated caseload of services users with enduring mental health problems or service users who meet the threshold for primary care support.
- To maintain a high standard of individualised client care, recognising factors and events that are likely to affect the mental, emotional and physical wellbeing of clients/carers and provide advise and support when required.

Requirements of the CPN:
- Valid NMC registration under mental health
- Experience in working in a community mental health setting is essential
- A degree or equivalent within mental health nursing (RMN Trained)
- Diploma/BSC in Community Nursing
- Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team
- Car owner/driving license with no endorsements

This CPN job is advertised by Deane Garrard; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our
clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

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