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Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse

Job reference: HQ00090560
Up to £24.26 per hour
Community Psychiatric Nursing


This vacancy has now expired.

Are you interested in a new Registered Mental Health Nurse role?

Sanctuary Health is currently looking for a Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse to work in Brixton Community Department.

The pay rates for these roles is £24.26 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

About the job
- To assess the physical and mental wellbeing needs, plan, implement, evaluate and monitor care in collaboration with the service user, carers, and other members of the multidisciplinary team.
- To implement care that meets the mental, physical, spiritual, psychological and social needs of the service user, and that is sensitive to age, culture, race, gender, ethnicity, social class, sexuality and disability.
- To administer medication and have the knowledge of contraindications (both physical and mentally) and side effects and relating accurate information to service users in a format they can understand.
- To ensure appropriate and up to date care plans are available for service users attending the clinic.
- To demonstrate an understanding of the distress caused by, and social and personal consequences of mental illness for service users and their carers.
- To actively encourage service users to work towards self-determination and freedom of choice within legal, ethical and professional constraints.
- To work within policy, professional and legal frameworks always. This requires knowledge of NMC Code of Professional Conduct, risk assessment and child protection protocols, Mental Health Act and CPA, and Trust clinical policies.
- Ensure accurate entry of information on the e-PJS and to maintain a high standard of written communication, recording appropriate events and observations in accordance with Trust policies and the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.
- Actively promote relationships with colleagues that support open communication and collaborative working, taking personal responsibility for one's contribution to the process of MDT working.

Requirements of the CPN:
- Valid NMC registration under Mental Health.
- Experience working within a similar role would be highly desirable.
- A degree or equivalent within Mental Health Nursing (RMN trained).

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 Kellie Thorndyke. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

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