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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/12/2020.

Community Psychiatric Nurse

Job Reference: 186-708-20-MOP-OR-D

Employer:
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Mental Health Service for Older People
Location:
Newark
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Honesty, Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork.

We are recruiting to strengthen our response during the Coronavirus outbreak.

We are a provider for Mental health, intellectual disability and specialist mental health services, community physical health for adults and children, prison health and our low, medium and high secure hospitals including Rampton Hospital.


We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 Mental Health Nurse’s to join our busy and well-established MHSOP service's within the North Nottinghamshire locality, Including Mansfield and Ashfield, Newark and Sherwood and Bassetlaw. We provide assessment, treatment and support for service users experiencing both organic and functional mental health problems.

The service is for patients experiencing mental health difficulties or dementia. The team provide a service for up to 8 weeks, offering specialist assessment, therapy & treatment, working to an individually tailored care plan to adopt a flexible, patient-centred approach enabling the older person with mental health difficulties to engage in services available to them and to lead as independent a life as possible.

Delivered in people’s own homes within the community, the service makes every effort to prevent unnecessary admission to hospital and facilitates the opportunity for people to return home following a hospital admission or period in residential care.

There will be an expectation that the team will work closely with current CMHT’s in the locality and also with the CRHT’s.

The service will provide a 7-day service running from 08:00 - 20:00 in all areas. The shift patterns will be 08:00 – 16:00 and 12:00 – 20:00. There will be an expectation at times that the Band 6 Clinician will be the duty worker for the team.

You will provide Community Mental Health nursing input into the service. You will also provide specialist assessments and provide support and supervision to junior team members.

You will be an experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse and have current NMC registration. You will have proven post qualification experience and have experience of working with this client group and of multi-disciplinary working. You will have a sound knowledge of risk assessment and be able to demonstrate sound evidence-based practice.

1 post is 18.75 hours per week to be based at Byron House in Newark

1 post is 18.75 hours per week to be based at Retford Hospital in Bassetlaw

A full UK driving license and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Please contact Simon Hammond, Community Team Leader on 0115 876 0155 for further details / informal visits

*The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the post early once we have received a sufficient number of applicants, so we advise you to submit your application early to prevent disappointment. 

*We will be requesting references by email.  Please ensure you include email addresses and contact numbers for your referees to avoid delay in the recruitment process.

 




*The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the post early.

Preferential consideration will be given to employees of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust currently declared ‘at risk’. Medical and Non-Executive Director posts are exempt from this criterion.

The Trust believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We guarantee an interview to candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum essential criteria. We positively encourage people who have experienced mental health problems to apply for a role within the Trust.

When you apply for a position with the Trust using NHS jobs you will be contacted by E mail regarding invitation to attend interviews. Please note any further correspondence regarding any offer of employment and contract will also be sent to the email address provided on NHS Jobs.

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The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, convictions which would otherwise be considered as 'spent' will also be checked as part of an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

For eligible posts, satisfactory DBS disclosures are mandatory before commencement of employment within the Trust.


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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