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Community Psychiatric Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday
Job ref
Community Recovery Service
£31,365 - £37,890
Salary period
22/10/2020 23:59

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide:

  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services
  • Mental health services for children and young people
  • Community healthcare services for children, young people and families is Dudley

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.

We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help to make a positive difference to someone’s life is a very powerful feeling. We know that our Trust runs on this desire to help and support people, and our Trust vision expresses this. Our vision is to improve health and wellbeing for everyone, especially our colleagues to achieve the best possible work/life balance.

We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it. To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website: 

For further supporting information to apply for this role please see documents attached under ‘Additional documents’.

This post is for a qualified RMN who wants to develop their skills and work in the community and would be a welcome member of the team.

We have an opportunity in the North Community Recovery Service (CRS) Walsall for a Community Psychiatric Nurse.

As a CPN you will be responsible for

  • Assisting in complex health assessments as appropriate and plan relevant care in partnership with service users e.g. Specialist assessment of complex nursing needs
  • Developing, implementing and evaluating care plans in conjunction with service users, carers and other professionals which reflect individual need.
  • You will be able to work independently and as part of an established team, prioritizing your workload as necessary. You will have an empathetic approach to clients and carers and possess highly developed communication skills.

The team is committed to providing safe, sound and supportive services. You will receive regular supervision, with opportunities to develop clinical and professional practice in line with service user needs and organizational values.

If you think the above sounds like you and you would like to know more about the post, please contact Julie Bradbury, Team Manager on 01922 607900, who would be delighted to hear from you.


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Applicant requirements

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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Julie Bradbury
Job title
Team Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01922 607900