Community Mental Health Nurse - Band 6

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

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Job summary

We are offering an experienced nurse the opportunity to join an established Older People's Service to develop your practice within Barnet Older People Services and to build upon your experience of working in a specialist field.

You will be employed by Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust and will work closely with all professionals in the Barnet Older People CMHT with a multidisciplinary team including a Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist and Social Workers. You will provide specialist and holistic assessment and support to patients and their families in their homes and care homes, who are living with dementia and other functional mental health illnesses.

Whilst being managed within the Community Mental Health Team, you will be supported by CMHT and Manager and Clinical Lead through protected monthly practice development and clinical supervision, as well as continuing professional development.

Main duties of the job

To work as a member of the Community Mental Health Team. To provide effective care and specialist advice for people with complex mental health needs and their carers, in order to support their wellbeing and recovery.

To liaise with other agencies in planning and assessing programmes of care. Provide formal, on-going clinical supervision and caseload management supervision to junior and less experienced community mental health staff, as directed.

To undertake duties designed to extend clinical and managerial expertise as delegated by the manager when required. This will include deputising in the absence of the Senior Practitioner.

Interview date: 28-June- 2022.

About us

BEHMHT is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health (MH) and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million. In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS) which is the lead provider of forensic mental health services; that managed the devolved New Models of care budget, it delivers MH care across some of the prisons, and provides MH services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury. We are rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services.

Date posted

06 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£37,152 to £43,994 a year Per Annum Inclusive of Outer London HCAS

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

306-BAR126-GR-B

Job locations

Older People CMHT - Barnet West

Springwell Centre

Barnet

EN5 3DJ


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification by clicking on the JD/PS attachment in the advert

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification by clicking on the JD/PS attachment in the advert

Person Specification

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • 1st Level Registration RMN/Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
  • Evidence of further post-registration education and training.

Desirable

  • Further training within the specialist area of Mental Health for the Older Person.

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE

Essential

  • oMinimum of 3 years post registration experience, one of which will be as a practitioner at band 5, working with people with severe and enduring mental health problems.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Essential

  • Ability to work under pressure in acute situations with minimal supervision.
  • Communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • Car driver/owner
  • Ability to work flexibly, including participation in the daily Sector Duty System (not operational in Enfield but this may change).

PERSONAL QUALITIES

Essential

  • Motivated, friendly with a good sense of humour.
  • Ability to think and work flexibly to adapt to different approaches.
Person Specification

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • 1st Level Registration RMN/Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
  • Evidence of further post-registration education and training.

Desirable

  • Further training within the specialist area of Mental Health for the Older Person.

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE

Essential

  • oMinimum of 3 years post registration experience, one of which will be as a practitioner at band 5, working with people with severe and enduring mental health problems.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Essential

  • Ability to work under pressure in acute situations with minimal supervision.
  • Communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • Car driver/owner
  • Ability to work flexibly, including participation in the daily Sector Duty System (not operational in Enfield but this may change).

PERSONAL QUALITIES

Essential

  • Motivated, friendly with a good sense of humour.
  • Ability to think and work flexibly to adapt to different approaches.

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

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

Address

Older People CMHT - Barnet West

Springwell Centre

Barnet

EN5 3DJ


Employer's website

http://www.beh-mht.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

Address

Older People CMHT - Barnet West

Springwell Centre

Barnet

EN5 3DJ


Employer's website

http://www.beh-mht.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

CMHT Manager

Michael Benson

michael.benson6@nhs.net

02087026194

Date posted

06 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£37,152 to £43,994 a year Per Annum Inclusive of Outer London HCAS

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

306-BAR126-GR-B

Job locations

Older People CMHT - Barnet West

Springwell Centre

Barnet

EN5 3DJ


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