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Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
RMN
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
445-3037-COM
Site
Mossley Day Centre
Town
Walsall
Salary
£30,401- £37,267 per annum
Closing
26/08/2019 23:59
Interview date
07/10/2019

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust employs around 1,100 staff based at 28 locations across Dudley and Walsall. This includes three hospitals: Bushey Fields Hospital in Dudley, Dorothy Pattison in Walsall and Bloxwich Hospital for older adults in Bloxwich, Walsall

The Trust provides the following range of mental health services to around 560,000 children, adults and older people across Dudley and Walsall:

  • Community mental health services for children, adults and older people
  • Inpatient services for adults and older people at our three hospitals
  • Primary Care Mental Health services and Psychological Therapies
  • Mental Health Social Care Services
  • Employment, education and training support for people with mental health problems
  • Specialist deaf services for children and young people with mental health issues

The Trust serves a very diverse population. Equality of opportunity is central to everything that we do, both as a service provider and as an employer.


 

This is an exciting opportunity 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 CRS Walsall for a Community Mental Health 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.

 

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact:

Julie Bradbury, Team Manager, on 01922 607900.