Community Psychiatric Nurse/Mental Health Practitioner

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £35,392 - £42,618 per annum (pro-rata for part time)
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: Nottingham, NG3 6AA
Company: Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6331558/186-1273-23-MH-K

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A Vacancy at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of £2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust.

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced Mental Health Nurses to join our City LMHT teams. We have vacancies within the City South LMHT.

We will provide the successful candidatesthe opportunityto develop skills needed to work within a community setting, providing care to an adult population across the Nottingham city area, open to secondary care services, within SMI pathways (mood affective, complex psychosis, community rehabilitation and non psychosis).

You will have opportunity to access training, and to develop skills in working within a specific pathway. We offer a very supportive team environment, with access to regular clinical, managerial and peer supervision

The post holder will be expected to hold a caseload and work with patients and their families to support personalised care plans and provide specialist interventions. You will promote the recovery of patients and through working with partner agencies and primary care to ensure timely and safe discharge from secondary care.

You will complete both triage assessments and more detailed initial assessmentsof new referrals. You will also be expected to provide support via the teams duty system, either from telephone support or face to face.

This is a leadership role and you will be expected to develop specialist skills in working with patients in at least one pathway within the team. You will also be expected to support students and more junior staff within the team through clinical supervision and mentorship, and you may be asked to line manage some staff.

We are seeking enthusiastic team players, to work within a dynamic multi-disciplinary health team, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability and experience to manage complex cases in partnership with other agencies.

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!


Day to Day Duties:
• Caseload management for patients living in the community, and acting as care coordinator.
• Triage of referrals, provision of initial assessments and one-to-one interventions with service users.
• To undertake and record comprehensive need/risk assessments, devise and implement treatment plans for service users.
• To demonstrate the application of specialist skills and knowledge in order to maintain professional competence and fitness to practice as a nurse practitioner.
• To establish and maintain robust communication networks with clients, carers, team members, other health care and social care workers within urgent care and the community
• To use interpersonal skills in diffusing potentially emotive situations while undertaking assessments and pathway planning within acute settings.

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

This advert closes on Tuesday 4 Jun 2024

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