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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/07/2019.

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Community Psychiatric Nurse- Band 6

Job Reference: 294-MHCA-0096

South West London and St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust
Wandsworth CBACSS
Wandsworth CBACSS, Tooting
£30,401 - £37,267 pa plus HCAS pro rata

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust has a rich history, well-established community links and an international reputation. We provide a full range of local mental health services to the Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth London boroughs, as well as specialist forensic mental health services, including high secure services, at Springfield Hospital.

We are committed to providing high quality integrated health and social care for local people with mental health problems in South West London and more specialist mental health services for people throughout the UK. The Care Quality Commission already rates our services as ‘good’ however we aim to be ‘outstanding’.

Our Values

We take pride in providing specialist care to our service users where our Trust values; being consistent, compassionate, collaborative, respectful and open is at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is "making life better together".

When you join us, you’ll be part of something special – an innovative and rapidly growing organisation that is helping to redefine the Mental Health, education and social care landscape in the UK.

CBACSS Part- Time Band Nurse 2 days per week

CBACSS is a multi-disciplinary team of Psychologists, Mental Health Nurses, Psychiatrists, Occupational Therapists and Support Workers. The team is passionate about person centred dementia care and are proud to hold significant expertise in this area.

The team operates from 09:00hrs-17.00hrs Monday-Friday but aims to be flexible regarding working outside of these hours if necessary. The team works with people in their own homes and other community sites – e.g. day centres.

CBACSS currently provides a service to all GPs in Wandsworth.

We are looking for a motivated and inspiring nurse, to join our high performing team serving the local community of Wandsworth. This is a part-time post 2 days per week. The ideal candidate will have a sound clinical background, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work independently, have a positive “can do” attitude, and be able to use their own initiative. Current experience of working clinically with patients who have dementia is vital.

CBACSS is part of the Cognition and Mental Health in Ageing Service line in South West London and St George’s MH Trust. The service works closely with other teams in the service line such as the Wandsworth Memory Assessment Service, Wandsworth Recovery and Support Service, The Behaviour and Communication Support Service and the Dementia Clinical Nurse Specialist Service

For further details / informal visits contact:

Judica Dookran, Team Manager on 0203 513 6320.

At South West London St Georges Mental Health Trust we are committed to providing services which embrace diversity and that promote equality of opportunity. We are a Disability Confident Employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and people of all protected characteristics. We are Members of Stonewall Diversity Champions and also a member of the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion.

As part of the Trust's commitment to Equalities and Diversity, the Trust supports the establishment of Staff Networks groups to promote diversity in the workplace:

  • BME (Evolve) Staff Network
  • Christian Staff Network
  • Disability Staff Network
  • Deaf Staff Network
  • Mental Health Staff Forum
  • Women's Staff Network
  • LGBTQAI+ Staff Network

We provide reasoble adjustments to the interview process for any candidates with a disability.

Please note:

  • That the closing date listed is a guide only and that the vacancy may close earlier should sufficient number of applicants have been received. We advise that you submit your application as early as possible
  • That once you have submitted your application you agree to your application being transferred to a 3rd party e-recruitment system
  • That should you not have heard from us within three weeks from the closing date your application has not successful.
  • That priority consideration for applications may be given to at-risk NHS employees
  • That should you be successful and appointed, you authorise South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust to confirm your previous NHS service via an Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process
  • That your employment is offered subject to successful completion of a 3 or 6 months Probationary Period depending on your Band
  • That we are a smoke-free 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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