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Community Psychiatric Nurse Band 6

Job Field:
Nurse Jobs
Mental Health Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Contract Type:
24 to 27 per hour
Salary Description:
£24 - £27 per hour
Medacs Healthcare
Job Ref:

Role Purpose:

To provide a defined level of specialist assessment and access to interventions for a diverse patient group and their families under the care programme approach, who present with significant mental health problems/disorders.

To provide realistic timely or occasionally intensive support to patients within their own community setting.

To demonstrate active clinical and managerial leadership skills within the team, providing education and supervision to junior staff members and other professionals

Role Context:

Experienced registered nurse (Mental Health/Learning Disabilities), with current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

The role requires a clinician with specialist skills to assess patient's needs, analyse and formulate treatment plans within a multidisciplinary framework.

Clinical Work Practice

To assess, design, implement and evaluate safe, creative and effective treatment plans in collaboration with the patient's needs, their carers and other professionals.

Interventions will be evidence based and designed to reduce stress and anxiety, manage risk and aid recovery.

To maintain accurate, timely and relevant clinical records both written and computerised. To maintaining the safe custody of healthcare records.

Responsible for the safe monitoring, management, conveyance and administration of medication as required by Trust policy.

Demonstrate and be responsible for the safe application of relevant, up-to-date legislation including the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and Safeguarding.

To provide appropriate and relevant telephone support, where appropriate to peers and non-registered team members

On going professional nursing leadership within a multi-disciplinary team.

Compliance with best practice directions (NICE) and participation in quality and safety initiatives.

To access and provide clinical supervision to maintain competency and deliver best quality patient care

To undertake any other duties that would be a reasonable expectation of the role

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