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Community Psychiatric Nurse

Job Reference: 270-TA288-MH

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse
Danetre Hospital, Daventry
£30,401 to £37,267

An opportunity has arisen with the Northampton Community Mental Health Team for Older People, based at Danetre Hospital ~ Mental Health Resource Unit for Older People, for a band 6 CPN. The post holders must be enthusiastic and dedicated to working with older adult service users how have Dementia or a Functional illness like Depression and Bi-Polar. The post holders will be required to work within the community , our memory monitoring clinics and monitor the clients physical health. It is essential that you can drive.


The successful candidates will need to have a genuine interest in caring for the older person and the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team providing intervention to these client groups. You should be highly motivated with excellent communication skills along with a positive outlook. You should be able to demonstrate the ability to work with clients and carers from a diverse population towards quality service delivery.


Within your role you will need to demonstrate leadership skills and be able to manage others within the team providing them with supervision and mentorship to students.


We are able to offer a range of in house training opportunities, including management and Leadership training and actively encourage staff to engage with further academic opportunities.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Bridget Egan Operational Manager Tel 07809 321690

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools. We also provide health services to several prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire etc.

It is our vision to be a leading provider of outstanding, compassionate care. Our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection recognised this with an ‘Outstanding’ rating overall, as well as an ‘Outstanding’ rating for the Caring domain. Applicants will need to demonstrate a commitment to delivering outstanding compassionate care and also commit to the Trust mission statement: Making a difference for you, with you. Our vision, mission and values are all part of the roadmap for all we do

Don’t just take our word for it: In 2018, 72.2% of our staff recommended NHFT as a place to work, the highest score for trusts of our type. We were also honoured to win the Health Service Journal’s coveted Trust of the Year award the same year.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CORRESPONDENCE FOLLOWING YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE MADE VIA EMAIL AND THE TRAC RECRUITMENT SYSTEM . If you do not hear from us by four weeks after the closing date then you may assume that on this occasion unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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