Community Mental Health Nurse

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

We have an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced and motivated nurse with a demonstrable interest in working with older people with diverse mental health needs.

EPUT offer a fantastic relocation package of up to £8,000. Covering a number of expenditures for new recruits relocating from 30 miles or more from their new work base at EPUT.

If you would like more information please contact recruitment.adverts@nhs.net

Main duties of the job

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Mental Health Nurse who is committed to working in partnership with clients/carers and a range of other care staff and agencies to provide truly person centred services.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;

  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Date posted

17 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

364-A-3998-F

Job locations

Brentwood Resource Centre

Greenwich Avenue

Brentwood

CM14 4SW


Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, and a commitment to working flexibly to meet clients needs,
  • Ensure that a person centered integrated service is provided to individuals, liaising with other services as required.
  • Ensure effective lines of communication and good networking exists, both with EPUT and with other Community and primary Care Services.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to further development with the support of the team,
  • Have an awareness of current health and social care issues that affect community care, and older people with mental health needs.
  • Be expected to take an active role in co-ordinating the promotion of mental and physical health needs of clients with the Older People CMHT.
  • Expected to have a commitment to professional development including experience of a varied caseload and clinical supervision.
  • Actively participate in providing a variety of learning opportunities for students, and in training initiatives in general.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Darlene.erbynn@nhs.net

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, and a commitment to working flexibly to meet clients needs,
  • Ensure that a person centered integrated service is provided to individuals, liaising with other services as required.
  • Ensure effective lines of communication and good networking exists, both with EPUT and with other Community and primary Care Services.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to further development with the support of the team,
  • Have an awareness of current health and social care issues that affect community care, and older people with mental health needs.
  • Be expected to take an active role in co-ordinating the promotion of mental and physical health needs of clients with the Older People CMHT.
  • Expected to have a commitment to professional development including experience of a varied caseload and clinical supervision.
  • Actively participate in providing a variety of learning opportunities for students, and in training initiatives in general.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Darlene.erbynn@nhs.net

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • o2 years post registration experience in mental Health

Desirable

  • Educated to degree level

Knowledge

Essential

  • Understanding responsibilities under the Care programme Approach, Mental Capacity Act, Clinical Governance, and Risk Assessment

Desirable

  • oEvidence of the knowledge and skills in the use of information technology to support care and professional development

Skills and experience

Essential

  • oExperience of ensuring that the values including Care, Compassion, Competence, communication, Courage and Commitment are adhered to daily

Desirable

  • oAbility to work positively in uncertain situations
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • o2 years post registration experience in mental Health

Desirable

  • Educated to degree level

Knowledge

Essential

  • Understanding responsibilities under the Care programme Approach, Mental Capacity Act, Clinical Governance, and Risk Assessment

Desirable

  • oEvidence of the knowledge and skills in the use of information technology to support care and professional development

Skills and experience

Essential

  • oExperience of ensuring that the values including Care, Compassion, Competence, communication, Courage and Commitment are adhered to daily

Desirable

  • oAbility to work positively in uncertain situations

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

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Brentwood Resource Centre

Greenwich Avenue

Brentwood

CM14 4SW


Employer's website

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

Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Brentwood Resource Centre

Greenwich Avenue

Brentwood

CM14 4SW


Employer's website

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

For questions about the job, contact:

Darlene Erbynn

darlene.erbynn@nhs.net

07946140977

Date posted

17 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

364-A-3998-F

Job locations

Brentwood Resource Centre

Greenwich Avenue

Brentwood

CM14 4SW


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