- Community Mental Health Nursing
- Band 6
- Ful time 37.5 hours per week
- Barking Community Hospital
- £30,401 - £37,267 pa plus HCAS
- 27/08/2019 23:59
Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.
NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.
We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.
We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.
An opportunity has arisen for a Band 6Community Mental Nurse
You will need to:
• Have continuous responsibility for coordinating the care of an identified group of service users on CPA
• Deliver a range of evidence based interventions which will promote recovery, social inclusion and normalization for this group of service users, who suffer from severe and enduring mental health problems
• Work in partnership with the MDT, Home Treatment Team and acute Inpatients Services to provide support and treatment to service users within crisis to facilitate the safe management of their needs within a community setting
The main responsibilities of the post:
- Act as a Care Coordinator to a defined caseload of service users.
- Provide care within the Recovery Model of practice maintaining service users within their own environment in the community.
- Deliver high quality care and provide solutions to service users with severe and enduring mental health problems.
This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).
At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.
Starting with NELFT
NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham Essex
High Cost Area Supplement - London
This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,722 to a maximum of £4,743).
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
Name: Stephanie Sullivan
Job Title: Community Recovery Service Manager
Telephone number:0300 555 1021/1019
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