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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/12/2021.

Community Psychiatric Nurse

Job Reference: 274-LPFT7581

Employer:
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Skegness Adult Community Mental Health
Location:
Holly Lodge, 9 The Meadows, Lincoln Lane, Skegness, Lincolnshire
Salary:
£25,655 to £31,534 pro rata

Here at LPFT, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

We employ around 2,700 staff who are pivotal in our success.

Do you want to join a Trust rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England, located in a county heralded as a fantastic place to live and work?

We provide mental health, learning disability and autism services to a local population of over 755,000 across 45 sites, as well as specialist services for children and young people.

We are leading the way with mental health transformation projects. Multi-million-pound schemes to transform patient environments and radically redesign community services are currently underway, as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of mental healthcare.

We believe the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall, and 75% of our staff recommending us as a place to work.

We offer options for flexible working and provide development pathways and opportunities. We have a proud partnership with the University of Lincoln and the Lincoln Medical School, which has expanded our academic offerings to nurture talent across the Trust.

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels. We are currently under-represented particularly at senior leadership level, so we welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those from the LGBT communities.

We support and celebrate diversity. We have active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+), staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE) and our dedicated groups for men and women. We are a Silver Standard Employer with ENEI, were in the top 100 organisations in the county within the Stonewall Index (in 2019), and have been a finalist for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Mental Health Trust of the Year Award two years in a row.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated Band 5 Registered Nurse to join the Skegness Community Mental Health team. This is a part-time permanent post, working hours 9:00- 5:00, 30 hours. The successful candidate will be working with service users who experience a severe and enduring mental health disorder The CMHT’s are part of the secondary care services, providing assessments and treatment packages for a range of service users aged from 18 years, with complex mental health needs. The teams utilise the care programme approach (CPA) and have a focus on recovery and social inclusion.

The successful post holder will maintain a clinical case load, fulfilling all the roles and responsibilities of a care coordinator and will be expected to provide assessment, care planning, intervention, review, and discharge planning.

You will need to demonstrate a commitment to providing a high-quality standard of care, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a positive attitude towards change and an ability to contribute to the evolving nature of the service.

The Successful candidate will work effectively in the multidisciplinary team to provide high quality mental health assessments, treatment plans and manage risk.

You will receive regular supervision both management and clinical and there are training opportunities available to support growth in the role.

The successful applicant must be a qualified mental health nurse registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council/Professional Health Council. Ability to travel around the county without the use of public transport is essential.

 




We offer an excellent range of staff benefits that go over and above the standard NHS provision. These include early access to psychological therapies, eye care vouchers, cycle to work schemes, car lease schemes, childcare schemes and flexible working.

We offer 24-hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.

Preference will be given to NHS colleagues who are currently 'at risk' and meet the minimum criteria of the Job Description & Person Specification.

Interview Expenses will not be paid.

Where required new employees will be subject to an electronic DBS check, please refer to the additional documentation above. Induction dates will be confirmed by the recruiting manager.

If you have any difficulty completing this application form please contact our recruitment team on jobs.lpft@nhs.net.

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (“the 2014 Regulations”) apply to health and social care workers who are deployed in respect of a CQC regulated activity, who have direct, face-to-face contact with service users/patients. If the role you are applying for has been deemed to fall within the scope of the regulations, it is a requirement of your employment that you provide evidence that you have been vaccinated with a complete course of an authorised vaccine against COVID-19 or provide evidence of exemption (guidance on providing exemption status can be found on GOV UK website) from 1st April 2022. Failure to comply with these regulations may result in the withdrawal of your offer of employment.



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