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Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse

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  • Job reference: HQ00092857
    Up to £24.56 per hour
    Community Psychiatric Nursing


    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 full-time in a Community Mental Health Team based in Chertsey. The ideal candidates will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Mental Health Nursing and be registered with the NMC.

    The pay rate for this full-time role is £24.26 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an ongoing contract.

    - To work within a community team based within the Woking CMHTOP, working in partnership with statutory and voluntary sector to facilitate whole system approach to care delivery.
    - To deliver a high quality community nursing service to Older People with mental health problems, in a multi-professional framework.
    - To prescribe services that meet the user / carer needs, in conjunction with others.
    - To act as key worker / care co-ordinator for named individuals, within the Care Programme Approach process, including Single Assessment.
    - To provide high standards of care, which are delivered in a professional manner.
    - To ensure that the care delivered is based on best practice, and is regularly reviewed.
    - To attend and ensure all referrals are passed through CMHT allocation meeting, and assessed for acceptance to the specialist team.
    - To ensure all records and reports are kept up-to-date, and up to the standard expected of this grade of nurse, in accordance with the Caldicott Report.
    - Keep an accurate, up-to-date diary and record of visits.
    - Be responsible for the continuous overall management of a defined caseload.
    - To receive and give clinical and management supervision/guidance.
    - To supervise juniors/other staff in the delivery of care and treatment to individuals and groups
    - To support junior staff to manage caseloads effectively.
    - To act as a positive role model for junior staff, assisting/guiding them in their duties.
    - To provide information to the Line Manager, if any incidents that may affect the standing or running of the service.
    - To develop close working relationships with voluntary/statutory services, in particular Social Services and members of the Primary Care Team, and participate in the system of integrated team working.
    - To support care and nursing homes in caring for their residents, who have mental health problems.
    - To educate and train junior staff/student nurses and other professionals around competencies of a Community Mental Health Nurse.
    - To ensure the Post Holder has developed a personal learning plan through approval with their supervisor, thus maintaining high standard based on best practice.
    - To participate in the Duty Rota to manage new referrals.

    Requirements of the Community Psychiatric Nurse:
    - 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 Community Psychiatric Nurse 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. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

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