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Community Mental Health Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health Service
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
367-WEST-5983-H
Site
Marlowes Health & Wellbeing Centre
Town
Hemel Hempstead
Salary
£33,706 - £40,588 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
03/02/2023 23:59

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire, which you can find below. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form. 

http://hpft.recruitforvalues.com/

 

Job overview

An exciting opportunity for the post of Community Mental Health Nurse has become vacant within Mental Health Services in Dacorum.

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.

 

Working for our organisation

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…

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Job Summary
• The post-holder will be responsible for the clinical and operational day
to day service delivery ensuring that an individualised comprehensive
assessment and Care Management service is effectively delivered.
• Responsibilities include the clinical and operational supervision of
junior nursing staff and students as delegated by the team manager.
• To be accountable for delivering a quality services that is effective and
efficient in line with the organisations objectives and performance
indicators
• To contribute to strategic service development working collaboratively
with other agencies.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • RMN or Dip/Bsc (Hons) in Mental Health Nursing
  • ENB 998/Preceptorship and Mentorship
Desirable criteria
  • ENB 812/Bsc in Specialist Community Nursing Practice (Mental Health).
  • Psychosocial interventions

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience of working in a range of settings relevant to the post
  • At least 2 years of post registration experience with at least one year at Band 5.
  • Experience of working in acute mental health inpatient/day care services
  • Experience of working in situations of crisis and emotionally demanding environments
  • Experience and knowledge of safeguarding process
  • Experience of teaching and training
  • Experience and knowledge of working in a multi-ethnic community
  • Experience of delivering evidence based care
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working with acute mental health problems in a community setting.

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Up to date knowledge of relevant legislation, ethical issues, strategic frameworks and current guidelines regarding the range of presenting problems in adult mental health, their implications for both practices and clinical management

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Trust IDMenopause Friendly EmployerMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident employerCare quality commission - OutstandingStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Jamie Pablos
Job title
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Email address
Jamie.pablos@nhs.net
Telephone number
07977291693