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Community Mental Health Nurse | Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 12 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £35,392 - £42,618 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 13 July 2024
Location: Scunthorpe, DN15 6SS
Company: Rotherham Doncaster & South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6370067/376-NLTT-022


The Primary Care Network Mental Health Team (PCNMHT) is a newly developing service which comprises of three pathways. The aim of the team is to bridge the gap between primary and secondary mental health care: providing accessible primary care level mental health interventions to the population of North Lincolnshire.

The pathways are: Routine Pathway, Dementia Pathway and Severe Mental Illness Physical Health Check pathway. This vacancy is within the Dementia Pathway, but we are an integrated team, so awareness of all pathways is required.

This role will involve offering reviews for patients within the Dementia Pathway, in accessible locations across North Lincolnshire. Networking between Primary Care and Secondary Care Services is a central part of the role to ensure the patients journey between services is seamless and care and treatment is provided in a timely manner. The role will also involve working with the wider team to triage and offer routine mental health assessments to older adults experiencing mental health problems within Primary Care.

The North Lincolnshire PCNMHT are committed to establishing our service within the wider Primary Care Networks and have colleagues embedded in GP surgeries. Expanding this is the focus of our service. We welcome applicants who feel they have the drive, skills and expertise to continue this further development.

As a member of the Primary Care Network Mental Health Team the post holder will provide high quality nursing interventions, predominately within the Dementia Pathway.

The post holder will be an enthusiastic, highly organised and motivated mental health professional who can provide high quality nursing expertise and support to those affected by dementia.

It is essential that the applicant can demonstrate post registration experience as an RMN, which may include inpatient and community settings. In addition, it is expected that the successful candidates will provide independent or supplementary prescribing and be willing to undertake the relevant training.

The following tasks and duties will also form part of the role, however this list is not exhaustive:

Triage of incoming referrals to establish urgency / risk

·Holistic mental health assessment

·Development of appropriate treatment plans / signposting to relevant third sector organisations

·Recruitment, supervision, and deployment of staff.

·Advice, training and induction and mentorship of learners.

·Audit, research and service monitoring.

·Ordering, storage, monitoring and administration of medication.

·Liaison within the multi-disciplinary care team, including carers, voluntary agencies etc.

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) employ around 3700 talented colleagues who are very much appreciated, valued, and respected.

We have a wide portfolio which includes mental health, physical health, learning disability and drug and alcohol services.

We are passionate about enhancing the quality of our service and we work hard to attract and select the right colleagues for our organisation. Our goal is to employ those who share our passion for providing first class care while remaining committed to our vision and values.

To find out more about working for RDaSH and the fantastic benefits we offer visit our website:

We are committed to inclusive cultures and really value people in our organisation, view our Allyship video on YouTube to find out more:

Please view the attached job description and person specification to view the full details about the role

This advert closes on Thursday 27 Jun 2024

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