Community Psychiatric Nurse

South West London and St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust

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Job summary

Care Co-ordinator (CPN/OT/Social Worker) - North Kingston/South Kingston Recovery and Support Team (Band 6)

A great opportunity exists with a vacancy arising for the role of Care Coordinator in the Kingston Recovery and Support Teams. We are open to applications from Occupational Therapists, Community Psychiatric Nurses or Social Workers. The service offers support to adults aged 18-75 with a range of mental health conditions.

We have vacancies across two teams: North Kingston and South Kingston RST. Those that are successful would be considered for roles within either team which are both based at Acacia Unit, Tolworth Hospital. Please state if you have preference in your application.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will have scope to develop as a Clinician, in a multi-disciplinary team. CC's report to the Team Manager who reports to the Clinical Manager for Adult Community Services in the Borough of Kingston.

The successful applicant will be clinically responsible for a caseload of up to 30 patients. They will participate in key meetings such as Zoning, seeking to provide high-quality services strongly focused on recovery to patients. The role requires one to attend to commissioned Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for activity and quality.

We are looking for a positive, motivated and committed individual who understands the Trust's values and their role in creating a vibrant work culture. This post is open to those professionally registered with the HCPC, NMC or Social Work England. It is desirable for applicants have experience of working cases of patients within a mental health community setting.

About us

We are also open to those who wish to develop their careers and would be happy to consider a band 5 - 6 developmental role. You would be supported by the team to complete a set of competencies and with additional trust wide support with reflective sessions and working groups to develop your skills.

Date posted

22 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£37,152 to £43,994 a year Incl HCAS

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

294-COMM-23139824-PG

Job locations

South Kingston CMHT

Acacia Unit, Tolworth Hospital

Surbiton

KT6 7QU


Job description

Job responsibilities

South West London and St Georges Mental Health Trust are committed to equal opportunity for all staff and prospective employees. Staff benefits available include: staff accommodation, childcare, health and fitness services and season ticket loans. For further information on these please visit our website.

Due to the high volume of applications received for some roles South West London & St Georges Mental Health Trust reserve the right to close any job adverts early. You are therefore advised to submit your application as soon to avoid disappointment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

South West London and St Georges Mental Health Trust are committed to equal opportunity for all staff and prospective employees. Staff benefits available include: staff accommodation, childcare, health and fitness services and season ticket loans. For further information on these please visit our website.

Due to the high volume of applications received for some roles South West London & St Georges Mental Health Trust reserve the right to close any job adverts early. You are therefore advised to submit your application as soon to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification

Education and Qualification

Essential

  • Registered Adult Nurse and/or Registered Mental Health Nurse and/or Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse
  • Mentorship qualification

Desirable

  • Master's degree

Experience and Knowledge

Essential

  • Experience of researchbased/reflective practice, e.g. understanding and ability to use supervision to reflect on skills, attitude and knowledge and develop these by using evidence based practice
  • Significant relevant clinical experience
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Experience as a preceptor / mentor
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and audit
  • Knowledge of relevant Professional and Clinical legislation

Desirable

  • Experience of taking responsibility for a ward / clinical unit.
  • Experience of engaging / supporting clinical research projects
  • Experience of supporting practice development in clinical areas
  • Experience of teaching. e.g. lecturer practitioner/preceptorship
  • Experience of recruitment and selection of staff

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Able to provide quality care that is responsive to service user's needs, without close supervision
  • Teaching ability
  • Resilient: able to cope with difficult interpersonal situations.
  • Approachable
  • Self-aware, self-confident and intrinsically motivated to do a good job and to motivate others
  • Forms very effective working relationships with colleagues
  • Advocates for all individuals, particularly those with protected characteristics; promotes equality and diversity

Desirable

  • Problem solving, ability to identify problems, review options and take appropriate action without a predetermined framework

Other Requirements

Essential

  • Empathy for service users including individuals who have experienced mental health problems.
  • Loyal and able to advocate for and show pride in the work area and organization and demonstrates values of trust and NHS
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns across 24hrs, 7days a week and across all clinical areas as required
  • Ability to fulfil all the requirements of the role (including physical)
Person Specification

Education and Qualification

Essential

  • Registered Adult Nurse and/or Registered Mental Health Nurse and/or Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse
  • Mentorship qualification

Desirable

  • Master's degree

Experience and Knowledge

Essential

  • Experience of researchbased/reflective practice, e.g. understanding and ability to use supervision to reflect on skills, attitude and knowledge and develop these by using evidence based practice
  • Significant relevant clinical experience
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Experience as a preceptor / mentor
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and audit
  • Knowledge of relevant Professional and Clinical legislation

Desirable

  • Experience of taking responsibility for a ward / clinical unit.
  • Experience of engaging / supporting clinical research projects
  • Experience of supporting practice development in clinical areas
  • Experience of teaching. e.g. lecturer practitioner/preceptorship
  • Experience of recruitment and selection of staff

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Able to provide quality care that is responsive to service user's needs, without close supervision
  • Teaching ability
  • Resilient: able to cope with difficult interpersonal situations.
  • Approachable
  • Self-aware, self-confident and intrinsically motivated to do a good job and to motivate others
  • Forms very effective working relationships with colleagues
  • Advocates for all individuals, particularly those with protected characteristics; promotes equality and diversity

Desirable

  • Problem solving, ability to identify problems, review options and take appropriate action without a predetermined framework

Other Requirements

Essential

  • Empathy for service users including individuals who have experienced mental health problems.
  • Loyal and able to advocate for and show pride in the work area and organization and demonstrates values of trust and NHS
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns across 24hrs, 7days a week and across all clinical areas as required
  • Ability to fulfil all the requirements of the role (including physical)

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

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

South West London and St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust

Address

South Kingston CMHT

Acacia Unit, Tolworth Hospital

Surbiton

KT6 7QU


Employer's website

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


Employer details

Employer name

South West London and St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust

Address

South Kingston CMHT

Acacia Unit, Tolworth Hospital

Surbiton

KT6 7QU


Employer's website

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


For questions about the job, contact:

Clinical Manager

Lucy Riddett

lucy.riddett@swlstg.nhs.uk

07870668750

Date posted

22 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£37,152 to £43,994 a year Incl HCAS

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

294-COMM-23139824-PG

Job locations

South Kingston CMHT

Acacia Unit, Tolworth Hospital

Surbiton

KT6 7QU


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