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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/09/2020.

Community Psychiatric Nurse - Band 6

Job Reference: 444-2382126C-BL

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust (CWPT)
Mental Health - Community
Swanswell Point, Coventry, Coventry
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

Please be aware that Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust (CWPT) utilise a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any emails will be sent via the TRAC System. (PLEASE CHECK YOUR JUNK/SPAM)

PLEASE NOTE that this vacancy can be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Staff at risk within the Trust will be given priority. Proof of Identification and any relevant qualifications will be checked at interview or during the recruitment process.

To apply for this post you will need to apply online via NHS Jobs or TRAC. If you have any queries regarding your application please phone the Partnership Trust Recruitment Department or hiring manager (telephone number stated on the advert) and quote the job reference number starting with 444-.

Community Psychiatric Nurse Band 6 1.0 wte

Coventry Recovery Team – working in psychosis care clusters 11-17

Coventry - Age Independent Community Mental Health Services to Adults in

Coventry and Warwickshire (Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership

Trust (CWPT)


Coventry Recovery Team based at Swanswell Point, Stoney Stanton Road.


Do you want to be part of a very supportive, forward thinking, positive and dynamic community psychosis team?


We have a vacancy in the Community Recovery Team for an experienced Community Psychiatric Nurses, who would like to join our large team that works across the whole of Coventry. The team works with service users with psychotic illnesses and we are based at Swanswell Point in Coventry City Centre.


The team share one large open plan office with other services; therefore have regular team events and developments to support a positive working atmosphere, and collaborative working.


The successful applicant will work alongside a dynamic, supportive multi-disciplinary team including a large number of other nurses, psychiatrists, support workers, occupational therapists, social workers and psychologists to deliver recovery focussed interventions in the community. This includes care co-ordination under the Care Programme Approach and generic roles in the team such as new patient assessments and duty, as well as specific nursing tasks. There is also potential to support in the running of our well established, well respected physical health and wellbeing, clinics as well as group and individual interventions, such as CBA.


The caseload is complex and diverse, and to support our staff and service users, we utilise the FACT and Recovery models to deliver multi-disciplinary responsive shared care, as the work is often unpredictable. This allows staff to utilise the full range of skills and expertise in the team to support with their day to day work. A working knowledge / understanding of these models are preferable and will be assessed at interview. We are also developing skills in management of forensic cases and developing our use of standardised assessments to support this work.


We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who can work confidently on their own as well as supporting the team. Good communication and problem solving skills are essential, as well as knowledge of mental illness and the challenges this brings in daily life. You also need to be a driver with access to a car that can be used for business purposes. We also are looking for people who can demonstrate the Trust’s vision and values in practice, and are motivated to be involved in innovation and service development.


You will receive regular support and supervision from the Management and Leadership team. Ensuring that staff is well supported is important throughout the team, we also welcome opportunities for staff to develop, and this will be discussed throughout your time with the team.

The role has the expectation of managing and / or supervising junior staff and providing leadership for the team, your leadership skills will also be assessed in interview.

Visits to the team or questions are encouraged to appreciate this exciting but challenging role.

Please note interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Suzanne Madle-Williams / Debbie Leedham / Neil Emsden – Managers of the Recovery Team on 02476 961242

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff to be registered with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Update Service.

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications regardless of age, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation. Guidance and criteria on the filtering criminal cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website.

Please be aware that Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust (CWPT) utilise a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred third party recruitment system.

Following this, all subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. Furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. All communication from CWPT will come via the TRAC system. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a post within the Trust, then information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note that all systems used by the Trust comply with the Data Protection regulations.

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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.

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