Community Psychiatric Nurse

Canterbury, Kent, England
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year Full time Save This Job
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
29 Apr 2021
28 May 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Most challenging parts of the job:
• Demonstrates ability to work as a team member as well as autonomously
• Managing a case load of service users who have complex acute/crisis needs
• Balancing all aspects of the job role.
• Being flexible and responsive to competing demands
• To apply a comprehensive range of communication skills with service users, relatives, team
members, and other internal and external stakeholders, adapting communication as necessary.
• To effectively liaise with clients, family, carers, advocates and health and social care
professionals regarding client's assessment, treatment and care to ensure continuity of care and
delivery of a coordinated service as a member of the MDT and implement core decisions with
regard to urgent clinical issues.
• To ensure all communication adheres to Trust policy and Caldicott / data protection principles.

Person specificationExperienceEssential criteria

  • Experience within acute MH services

Desirable criteria
  • Crisis team experience

KnowledgeEssential criteria
  • Knowledge of mental health disorders

Desirable criteria
  • knowedge of treatment

KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme

Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change

On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time

Plus bank holidays that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.
Recommend a friend campaign

If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,
Flexible working

Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.
Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave

Dependant on length of NHS service
Other paid/unpaid leave

This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outside of annual leave.

Non paid leave for career breaks
Staff Support

KMPT offer a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems.
NHS discounts and shopping vouchers

Staff can sign up to Red Guava, PS discounts and Health Service Discounts to receive a variety of discounts in travel, fashion, technology, mobile phone contracts, food and drink, days out etc.
Learning and Development opportunities

In addition to the mandatory subjects there are a number of leadership, management and staff topic areas, including coaching and mentoring.

KMPT is committed to supporting all new staff and this includes a comprehensive Induction programme. The duration of the programme is dependent on role and can be from 2 days to 4 weeks (not always consecutive days).
The Induction programme will provide an excellent opportunity for new staff to meet and engage with KMPT's subject specialists and will include the essential training required.
The programme may involve some travel to the various training venues across Kent and Medway, the main ones being Canterbury, Maidstone and Dartford.

Lease car scheme Cycle to work scheme The list goes on.........!

New starter bonus. At the Trust we really value our nurses and the skills they bring. To recognise this we offer a New Hire Bonus of £1200 pro rata for band 5 and 6 nursing staff.

Probation Period. New employees external to Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust are subject to a six month probationary period.

To deliver an effective service it is essential in some of our roles that you are able to travel between work bases in a timely manner.

Production of false or forged documents/qualifications in order to obtain employment is a criminal offence and will be reported to the Police.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Ref: RB000546A

Job Details

Community Psychiatric Nurse

Canterbury, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
29 Apr 2021
28 May 2021

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