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Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse - Later Life

Job Reference: 342-NS020-0219

Employer:
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Department:
Community Mental Health
Location:
Kenn near Clevedon
Salary:
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust(AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.


We are the later life Complex Intervention and Treatment team for North Somerset. We are an integrated mental health team for older adults with functional mental health issues, and for those with a diagnosis of dementia.

We are seeking a qualified, experienced and passionate CPN to join us.

The role is full time, to be a care co-ordinator with a caseload of up to 25. You will be responsible for both health and social care.

We are a friendly team, which includes CPNs, social workers, OTs, support workers, social care workers, physiotherapist, psychologists, psychiatrists and admin.

There is an AWP team manager, job share North Somerset team managers and an acting AWP senior practitioner.

We are based in Windmill House in Kenn near Clevedon, close to the M5 junction.

Also based at Windmill House are North Somerset DEST (Dementia Enhanced Support Team) and North Somerset Memory Service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Helen Brook -Team Manager

Tel 01275 335 339 email helenbrook@nhs.net

Liz Tyler - Acting Senior Practitioner

Tel 01275 335 300 email e.tyler1@nhs.net




Closing Date

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid.

Notification/Communication

All applicants who have been shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your account and emails regularly. If you do not have a TRAC account, one will be created for you. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Applications

In order to ensure an efficient recruitment process we only accept applications submitted via this website. Unless specifically indicated 'Offline' paper application forms or CVs will not be accepted. All applications will be downloaded from NHS Jobs to our recruitment system TRAC. All correspondence will be sent via TRAC.

Please read the job description and person specification carefully and when you complete your application form make sure that it reflects the knowledge, skills and experience as described in the person specification.

Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation.

AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.


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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