Community Mental Health Nurse

Job details
Posting date: 15 January 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £23.13 - £31.86
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 15 February 2021
Location: Woking, GU22 7SF
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: J11-LTP-CPN

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Job Title and Grade: Perinatal Mental Health Nurse Band 6

Location/Trust: Surrey and Borders Partnership Trust

Wards Covered: Epsom

Pay Rates: Days: £23.13 per hour, Saturdays/Nights: £26.40 per hour, Sunday/Bank Hols: £31.86 per hour (rates include holiday pay)

The Role:

Our aim is to deliver quality services through working in partnership, creating a dynamic system of care so people receive the right help at the right time in the right setting with the right outcome? Would you like your work to be flexible to fit your lifestyle and circumstances?

If you answered ‘yes’ to the above, we’d love to hear from you!

We have flexible Bank shifts, long term placements and substantive opportunities available for Band 5 Mental Health Nurse available at Surrey and Borders Partnership Trust (SABP)

One in four people in the UK will experience mental health issues at some point in their lives. SABP are passionate about support and recovery for both those affected and their loved ones.

My job makes better lives by ensuring an accessible, non-stigmatising, localized service that contributes to the continuing care of woman experiencing mental health illness during pregnancy and in the 12 months following birth.

Job Overview

To assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care needs of the women accessing the service and lead the care for a specified caseload. To mentor, supervise and teach qualified and unqualified staff including students.

Qualifications required

  • Driving licence suitable for use in the United Kingdom

Experience required

  • 2 years’ experience post qualification

Suitable for someone who is passionate about ensuring a high quality holistic approach to the care and support provided to the women who have been identified as in need of perinatal support to enable them to have a positive experience of pregnancy, childbirth and during the first year of motherhood.

Key Responsibilities

  • To adhere to the requirements of the NMC Code of Conduct at all times
  • To lead the clinical management of a care package to an individual who uses our services.
  • To co-ordinate and monitor the delivery of person centered healthcare to a designated caseload, using complex clinical decision making where appropriate.
  • To work as a member of the MDT in assessing and planning care and responding to changes in the health of the women accessing the perinatal service.
  • To act in a manner to respect the customs, individuality, values, sexuality and spiritual beliefs, actively supporting the individual to fulfil these.
  • To create, develop and maintain professional supportive relationships with all members of staff with other professionals and agencies to enhance recovery.
  • To liaise with relevant midwifery and obstetric service around the physical health needs of the women accessing the perinatal service.
  • To participate in the maintenance and monitoring of service standards, collect and collate data/ information effectively for the purpose of audit, research and service performance.
  • To contribute to the maintenance, monitoring and implementation of service standards and policies.
  • To promote shared decision making with service user/relatives/carers, as appropriate, involvement in all aspects of their care.
  • To undertake risk assessments and management strategies in line with trust and local policies, and ensure the delivery of care within same.
  • To recognize potential crisis situations and act responsively and responsibly to resolve the situation, seeking assistance if required.
  • To identify and address health education issues that cause risks relevant to service user group.

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of shifts at your Trust – Access to shifts before they are available to agency
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle – Take control of when you want to work
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Book and manage your shifts on the go – Access shifts anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 126,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.


Register today for various flexible shifts, long term placements and substantive opportunities.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Kelly Grosse, Trust Recruitment Coordinator on

We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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