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Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse - Recovery and Support Team

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  • Job reference: HQ00093422
    Up to £27.33 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 within a Recovery and Support Team in Sutton and Cheam.

    The pay rate for this full-time role is £27.33 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 6-month contract.

    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).

    - The post holder will be required to undertake additional duties appropriate to the clinical area/speciality in which they work.
    - Working autonomously within the parameters of the role leading and supporting junior staff and wider care team to implement the delivery of quality nursing care, contributing to the physical, psychological, social, recreational and spiritual care in a recovery-focused way through therapeutic engagement and activities, and taking steps to address any issues that arise.
    - Supporting the team manager to conduct clinical or governance reviews of the team's activity and the monitoring of performance and collating and disseminating the information to the appropriate individual. Contributing to relevant audit practice development on research activity that may be taking place in the work area.
    - Contributing in training and development programmes of staff and supporting the clinical placements of student nurses.
    - Developing the clinical practice of junior members of staff, including newly qualified band 5 nurses.
    - Acting as a point of contact for all enquiries, working in partnership with the team manager and the wider MDT to coordinate the activities of the unit.
    - Deputising for the team manager in their absence and be accountable for the nursing care and management of team, including maintaining communication with the modern matron and senior nursing staff.
    - Recognising nursing practice that needs improvement and to work in partnership with the team manager to ensure appropriate action is taken to address it.
    - Linking with Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) to ensure delivery of care is in line with current teaching standards for both pre-registration and post registration nursing.
    - Attending and participating in regular personal development, ensuring compliance with all mandatory training requirements. Maintaining a work development portfolio and complying with all requirements of NMC revalidation.

    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 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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