Community Psychiatric Nurse - Pathway Lead

Dover, Kent, England
CT16 2HL
Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation 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)
10 Jun 2021
9 Jul 2021

Job Description

Job overview

Dover Community Mental Health Team is a diverse multi-cultural team thatis looking to recruit Mental Health Nurses to workwithin the team providing specialist mental health care for people with multiple andcomplexneeds that require intensive support.

Our service focuses on promoting recovery for those people diagnosed with severe and enduring mental ill health. We provide comprehensive multi-disciplinary services and work closely with local specialist mental health teams, tertiary service providers, primary care, local statutory and non-statutory agencies, service users & careers.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Mental Health Professional. You will have a strong sense of initiative and an excellent team working ability.

Effective communication skills and self-governance are required. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of high level interventions & community assessment skills.

Main duties of the job

CMHT's are undergoing a period of transformation in developing defined care pathways which include a personality Disorder and Enduring Conditions pathways.

What you can expect once you join the team:

- Monthly supervision (clinical and managerial)
- Reflective Group to discuss complex cases and share learning
- MDT Risk Forum to discuss complex cases with high risks
- Mandatory Training
- Support with your caseload via supervision and MDT discussions
- Clinical Review of caseload with Consultant Psychiatrist and Team Leader
- Structured Clinical Management Group support
- Admin support
- Peer Support

This post offers an excellent opportunity to work in an interesting and developing service environment. You will be offered considerable opportunities for training and professional development.

Working for our organisation

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The Senior Mental Health Nurse is a key clinical leader within the multidisciplinary care team and will have continuing responsibility to assess, plan, coordinate, deliver and evaluate care, communicate findings, influence and drive change and promote health and best practice, patient safety and experience.

The Mental Health Nurse will be professionally accountable to the Executive Director of Nursing, and operationally accountable to the Matron / Clinical Service Manager.

\uf0b7 Carry out and coordinate comprehensive, systematic nursing assessments which take account of relevant mental, physical, social, cultural, psychological, spiritual, and environmental factors, in partnership with service user and others through interaction, observation and measurement.
\uf0b7 Work collaboratively with other disciplines, service user and their carers to agree a holistic person centred care plan that addresses the needs identified through assessment.
\uf0b7 To deliver and evaluate safe, person centred care in partnership with the service user and their carers to support recovery.
\uf0b7 To act as a clinical leader supporting best practice in line with NICE guidance.
\uf0b7 To facilitate and review approved Quality Improvement initiatives within the care setting

Person specificationQualificationsEssential criteria
  • RMN or RNLD
  • Practice Assessor
  • Completed preceptorship
  • Completed Edward Jenner Programme

Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.

Knowledge and SkillsEssential criteria
  • Significant knowledge of and ability to apply relevant legislative frameworks and policies relating to care e.g. Mental Capacity Act
  • Knowledge and understanding of the NMC Code of Conduct
  • A comprehensive understanding and ability to apply principles of risk assessment and risk management.
  • To be competent in assessing, planning, implementing and eva

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Job Details

Community Psychiatric Nurse - Pathway Lead

Dover, Kent, Englandd Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
10 Jun 2021
9 Jul 2021

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