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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/08/2020.

Community Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 325-A-20-98865

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
North West Community Mental Health Team (Spelthorne)
Unither House, Curfew Bell Road, CHERTSEY
£32,933 - £39,681 inc Frindge HCAS

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Nurse to join the North West Surrey Community Mental Health Team for Older People (Spelthorne).

We are looking for a passionate nurse who will focus on providing support and high quality nursing care for clients and carers, targeting and prioritising people with severe mental health problems to join the NW Community Mental Health Team for Older People.

You will be required to demonstrate a high level of commitment, motivation and knowledge working with people with severe and enduring mental health problems and/or dementia. You will also need to demonstrate clinically effective care management skills and interventions in accordance with the Care Programme Approach.

You will manage a caseload of clients, and use evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions as part of the holistic approach. You will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team. You will be committed to the delivery of a high quality service, working both independently and as part of a well-established, innovative and recovery focused team in meeting the needs of clients and their carers.

In return you will have a fulfilling and varied role within a friendly and supportive team. You will receive active management support and opportunities for personal and professional development.

Applicants must have a driving licence suitable for use in the United Kingdom and access to a vehicle for work purposes

Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 37.5 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

Existing work permit holders should be aware that if the post they are applying for is a promotion or with a different Trust, a new work permit application will have to made. We are unable to guarantee the outcome of the decision of the Home Office.

Since October 2017 all of our premises have been smoke free.

Please ensure you read the person specification as your application will be judged against this.

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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