Community Mental Health Nurse

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

This role is only suitable for registered mental health nurses, please do not apply if you do not have a relevant qualification.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mental Health Nurse to join our multi-disciplinary Community Mental health Teams within the Older Peoples Service in the South.

You will have post registration experience and be able to demonstrate an in depth understanding of the needs of Service Users with severe, enduring and complex mental health needs. An understanding of the needs around dementia would be desirable but not essential as specialist training and development will be provided

Main duties of the job

There is an expectation that you will be able to manage a varied and complex caseload which will include completing holistic and specialised assessments and therapeutic interventions. You will possess excellent case management skills as you will be required to provide care co-ordination within the framework of the CPA process. Service User involvement is at the centre of our approach and you will embrace this in your practice. You will be able to demonstrate a range of therapeutic interventions and be committed to the concept of recovery. Although working within a multidisciplinary team you will need to be able to work autonomously and flexibly.

About us

We are a high quality, high performing NHS foundation trust. We are the main provider of specialist mental health and learning disability services in Leeds. We also provide specialist inpatient services in York as well as some highly specialised services across the country.We employ around 3,000 staff and every year we have contact with over 25,000 service users. Our vision is to provide outstanding mental health and learning disability services as an employer of choice. Our ambition is to support our service users and carers, our staff and the communities we serve to live healthy and fulfilling lives. We need people like you to help us achieve our goals; to live our lives free from stigma and discrimination; and to improve the lives of people with a learning disability and mental ill health. We perform well againstlocal and national targetsand inour most recent CQC inspection, 85% of our services were rated good or outstanding.As a teaching trust with strong links to local universities, we are a centre of excellence for teaching,research and development

Date posted

14 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

173-48722-COMM

Job locations

CMHT Older Peoples Services South/South East

Leeds

LS10 4BS


Job description

Job responsibilities

You will have experience in a supervision role and be able to make a positive contribution to the development of the service. You will be encouraged to have access to regular supervision and to maintain your professional development. A good positive attitude towards this specialised client group needs to be demonstrated and also the aptitude to the contribution of continual development of the service incorporating evidence based practice.

This role is community based and there is an expectation that you will provide senior nursing direction to junior staff and students across the South locality. It is essential that you have a full UK driving licence and use of a car.

Please contact us to arrange an informal visit.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will have experience in a supervision role and be able to make a positive contribution to the development of the service. You will be encouraged to have access to regular supervision and to maintain your professional development. A good positive attitude towards this specialised client group needs to be demonstrated and also the aptitude to the contribution of continual development of the service incorporating evidence based practice.

This role is community based and there is an expectation that you will provide senior nursing direction to junior staff and students across the South locality. It is essential that you have a full UK driving licence and use of a car.

Please contact us to arrange an informal visit.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree or Diploma in Mental Health Nursing

Experience

Essential

  • Working in a Mental Health setting

Skills

Essential

  • Car driver and access to a car
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree or Diploma in Mental Health Nursing

Experience

Essential

  • Working in a Mental Health setting

Skills

Essential

  • Car driver and access to a car

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

CMHT Older Peoples Services South/South East

Leeds

LS10 4BS


Employer's website

https://www.leedsandyorkpft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

CMHT Older Peoples Services South/South East

Leeds

LS10 4BS


Employer's website

https://www.leedsandyorkpft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Katie Jackson

Katie-jackson@nhs.net

01138550560

Date posted

14 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

173-48722-COMM

Job locations

CMHT Older Peoples Services South/South East

Leeds

LS10 4BS


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