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Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse - Older People

Job reference: HQ00088976
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 Wandsworth within an older people team.

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

- To provide high quality initial assessment and carry out investigations for adults with memory problems, leading to diagnosis.
- The post holder as part of an integrated, multi-professional team will undertake a review role for a defined caseload of clients with memory problems.
- The post holder will develop a dedicated collaborative care plan that includes signposting to the appropriate support services and agencies for the clients and carers to enable them plan the future and responsible for reviewing this in accordance with the service spec.
- The post holder will provide support and counselling to clients confirmed with diagnosis of dementia and their carer
- To provide a specialist and holistic assessment of client's memory and initiate any further investigations in the absence of the band 7 Dementia Specialist nurse and partake in review in the multidisciplinary team meeting.
- To develop and maintain a high standard of practice
- To communicate/liaise effectively within relevant agencies to ensure that client's needs are met
- To be able to manage medication in accordance with the Trust Policy and the NMC Standards for administration of drugs.

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)
- Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team
- Experience of working in a community post
- Evidence of specific Dementia related training
- Experience of managing and supervising other staff

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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