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Registered Mental Health Nurse

Job Reference: 826-PANF-3715

Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC
Care Homes
£32,306 to £39,027 per annum

Who we are

We are a provider of NHS Community Health Services, CityCare exists to support the health and wellbeing of all local people, working alongside other health and care partners to achieve this. We are a values driven, people business with a passion for excellence. Our vision and social purpose is to build healthier communities and our values of integrity, expertise, unity and enterprise lie at the heart of everything we do, guiding how we work together with partners and each other to consistently deliver high quality compassionate care. As a social enterprise we aim to add social value by investing in the future of our local communities and helping to make a difference in people’s lives.

We are looking for an experienced Mental Health Nurse to join the Dementia Outreach Team element of Nottingham CityCare Partnership’s rapidly developing, Integrated Care Homes Service. The aim of the service is to ensure that care home residents and staff have an improved experience through high quality care and access to familiar health professionals with the skills to meet their needs. You must be RMN and registered with the NMC.

You will work alongside community nurses, specialist nurses, rehabilitation staff and advocacy. Mental health colleagues include Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Assistant Practitioner, Community Support Workers and dedicated sessions by 2 Consultant Psychiatrists.

Working across Nottingham City, you will be working with care home staff providing support and care to people with dementia living in care homes who have highly complex health problems. As an experienced RMN, you will be required to have a wide range of clinical knowledge and experience to be able to undertake specialist mental health assessments and contribute to multi-disciplinary treatment planning. In addition to this you will provide advice, education and teaching sessions to providers of residential/nursing care for people with dementia. These sessions will be both formal and informal.

You will be responsible for a caseload of patients with dementia living in care homes and will be responsible for providing advice, support and guidance to the staff employed in these. You will also case manage clients in receipt of fully funded continuing NHS Healthcare funded by Nottingham City CCG and living in care homes in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, and Erewash.

You will be responsible for continuing the on-going development of high standards of clinical practice and expertise, contributing to the implementation of specific changes to practice and service protocols and making a professional contribution to the work of a multi-disciplinary team.

You will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will be able to work autonomously using your own initiative to deliver care within a supportive team environment. You must be well motivated and committed to improving the lives of people with dementia living in care homes and possess a positive attitude. It is essential that candidates have post registration experience in mental health.

Experience of community working is essential. An understanding of the needs of people with dementia in care homes is desirable.

Nottingham CityCare Partnership is a leading provider of community healthcare, dedicated to improving long term community health and wellbeing. We have a long heritage of caring for families and individuals in the community, from health visiting for young families, through to community nursing and home-based rehabilitation services for older people. We have a passion for delivering excellence in care, and are driven by our values, people and business. As a social enterprise, we work in partnership across the local community to build a healthier, more sustainable future for all.

You will be a car owner driver with a full, current driving licence.

Please see attached Person Specification, and make sure you can evidence meeting all the essential criteria for the post in your application.

For further information please contact Jayne Kirkby (Clinical Lead for Mental Health) - 07795 567142 or Angela Saxton (Team Manager) – 07818 254 528

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • A commitment to Agenda for Change
  • NHS Pension
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (This increases to 29 days after five years' service and 33 days after 10 years)
  • Career development opportunities
  • Lease car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Home electronics scheme
  • Discounted travel
  • Shopping discounts

Successful candidates will be required to apply for a DBS check. Nottingham CityCare Partnership is a completely smoke free organisation.

Interview arrangements will be communicated by email so please check your email regularly following the closing date.

Appointment to this post will be subject to standard pre-employment checks.

Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is an equal opportunities employer. We are positive about employing people with disabilities. If you require your application in a different format please contact Human Resources on 0115 8839418.

Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is committed to the protection of vulnerable adults and children.

Nottingham CityCare Partnership reserves the right to close a vacancy before the closing date if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

CityCare value the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our primary objective during the recruitment process is to ensure we recruit the best candidate for the position and we strive to reflect the community we serve. Therefore, we encourage applications from candidates who identify as disabled, LGBT+ or from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) background, as they are currently under-represented within our organisation.


Appointment to this post will be subject to pre-employment checks as per NHS Employer Check Standards.

Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is an equal opportunities employer. We are positive about employing people with disabilities. If you require your application in a different format please contact Human Resources on 0115 8839418. Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is committed to the protection of vulnerable adults and children.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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