Community Mental Health Nurse
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
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We have exciting opportunities for experienced Nurses to join us in delivering high quality community mental health care within the North West of Hertfordshire. Our services cover the localities of St. Albans.
The area is well served with transport links to historic Hertfordshire and its glorious countryside as well as into London and beyond.
We are looking for enthusiastic nurses to join our vibrant, friendly and supportive team.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to further development with their knowledge of nursing in a community setting.
Successful candidates will be working closely with experienced colleagues in a multi-disciplinary team and making a difference to the quality of our service users.
Successful candidates will also benefit from a competitive salary, staff benefits package and excellent career development opportunities, regular supervision, and training that comes from working for Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust .
The successful candidate will receive up to £120 towards their registration fee, which will be paid upon commencement. This payment will be subject to tax and national insurance deductions.
Main duties of the job
In accordance with the systems, policies, standards and procedures that ensure the provision of high quality services within frameworks agreed by the Trust you will be responsible for the delivery of care to an allocated caseload: including implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Care
Plans within the CPA Framework; administering and/or supervision of administration of prescribed medication and liaising with other professionals including GPs and external agencies. You will also ensure full compliance with aftercare issues such as Social Care requirements.
The postholder will be required to be compliant with the Mental Health Act, Code Of Practice and other relevant legislation.
Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details.
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is an outstanding organisation with ambitions to match. We are one of just five mental health trusts to achieve an overall rating of 'Outstanding' from the Care Quality Commission, and our aim is to be the leading provider of mental health and specialist learning disability services in the country.
Our family of over 3500 members of staff provide health and social care for over 400,000 people with mental ill health, physical ill health and learning disabilities across Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, and Norfolk, delivering these services within the community and several inpatient settings. We also deliver a range of nationally commissioned specialist services including Tier 4 services for children and young people, perinatal services, plus medium and low secure learning disabilities services.
The care we provide makes a fantastic difference to the lives of our service users, their families and carers - everything is underpinned by choice, independence and equality, with our Trust values embedded throughout:
Our Trust values are:
Welcoming. Kind. Positive. Respectful. Professional.
These values are at the core of who we are, everything we do, and how we do it!
Would you like to be part of the HPFT family? Would you like work with us to ensure our service users live the fullest lives possible they can? Would you like to be supported in your career to be the best that you can be?
Then please read on...
The post-holder will be responsible for the clinical and operational dayto day service delivery ensuring that an individualised comprehensiveassessment and Care Management service is effectively delivered.
Responsibilities include the clinical and operational supervision ofjunior nursing staff and students as delegated by the team manager.
To be accountable for delivering a quality services that is effective andefficient in line with the organisations objectives and performanceindicators
To contribute to strategic service development working collaborativelywith other agencies.
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).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).