Community Mental Health Nurse

Dover, Kent, England
CT16 2HL
Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
24 Nov 2021
Closes
23 Dec 2021

Job Description

Job overview

It's a great time to be a part of the community mental health teams in South Kent Coast as we have been awarded additional mental health funding to expand the teams which will enable us to develop the Clinical Care Pathways leading to an improved and innovative service for our service users, carers and staff.

Shepway Community Mental Health Team is based at Ash Eton in Folkestone and we are looking to recruit 2 band 5 Community Mental Health Nurses to work within the team, providing specialist mental health care for people with multiple and complex needs 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 and carers.

Main duties of the job

The Mental Health Nurse is a key member of the multidisciplinary care team and will have continuing responsibility to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate care, communicate findings, influence change and promote health and best practice, patient safety and experience.

You will be professionally accountable to the Executive Director of
Nursing, and operationally accountable to the Matron / Clinical Service Manager.

Carry out comprehensive, systematic nursing assessments which take account of relevant mental, physical, social, cultural, psychological, spiritual, and environmental factors, in partnership with the patient and others through interaction, observation and measurement.

Work collaboratively with other disciplines, patients and their carers to agree a holistic person centred care plan that addresses the needs identified through assessment.

To deliver and evaluate safe, competent patient centred care in partnership with the service user and their carers to support recovery.

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
To act as a Practice Assessor.

To adhere to the NMC registration and revalidation requirements.

To adhere to the most current NMC Code of Conduct at all times.

To support the implementation of current and future Nursing Strategy.

To adhere to KMPTs policies, procedures and guidelines

To support and behave in a way that upholds KMPT Trust values.

To assess, act on and report any safeguarding concerns.

To practise safely by being aware of the correct use, limitations and hazards of common interventions, including nursing activities and treatments.

To report any concerns promptly through the appropriate channels and modify care when necessary to maintain safety, acting to keep patients and others safe.

To provide educational support to optimise health and wellbeing; promoting self-care where possible, helping people to make choices about their needs and involve their carers where appropriate.

To safely manage, administer medications and monitor their effects.

To supervise a range of other staff and their activities as delegated.

To carry out specific duties relevant to the setting e.g. nurse in charge, medicines clinic management, etc.

Recording and reporting accurately any changes related to the patient's current behaviour and/or risks to Nurse/healthcare professional in Charge in a timely manner.

Recording care given in a timely manner as per professional and local standards using approved KMPT systems.

Supporting and carrying out therapeutic observations as required and instructed.

To make recommendations to the care plan process

Promoting a healthy, safe and secure environment by adhering to Trust statutory health and safety requirements and maintaining confidentiality of information at all times in compliance with Trust policies, pr

Ref: 366251219

Job Details

Community Mental Health Nurse

Dover, Kent, Englandd Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
24 Nov 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
23 Dec 2021

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