Community Mental Health Nurse\/Occupational Therapist

Gillingham, Dorset, England
SP8 4TB
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 32306.0 - 39027.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 32306.0 - 39027.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
18 Jun 2022
Closes
17 Jul 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
  • Working with service users referred to Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Service
  • To screen and work with all newly referred service users experiencing acute mental health crisis providing assessment or short term interventions until crisis is resolved
  • To contribute to the planning and implementation of induction, training and education of students and staff.
  • To contribute to the delivery of specialist/ professional training packages of in-service training and staff development when necessary.
  • To fulfil the role of mentor/practice educator, maintaining own update training and ensuring responsibility for regular placement provision and ensuring supervision and written assessment of students whilst on placement.
  • To assist the band 7 senior practitioner by identifying personal and professional training needs in order to appropriately plan for future training and development.
  • To provide effective supervision, support, and guidance for support /STR/ peer workers and any work delegated to them

Please see job description for full details

Person specificationQualificationEssential criteria

  • Registered RMN/OT

Desirable criteria
  • Practice educator/Mentorship


ExperienceEssential criteria
  • 2 years post qualification experience
  • Experience with acute mental health issues


SkillsEssential criteria
  • The ability to travel across a large geographical area 24 hours a day.
  • Knowledge of current best practice in providing holistic interventions to people experiencing acute episode of mental ill health.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply relevant legislative frameworks and policies relating to care e.g. Mental Capacity Act, Safeguarding, Consent to Treatment.
  • A robust understanding and ability to apply principles of risk assessment and risk management.
  • Understanding of the impact of acute episode of mental illness on function and occupation of clients, family and carers.


PLEASE NOTE: If role is patient-facing, candidates will be required to meet any government requirements for Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of deployment to be appointed. A full course of the Covid-19 vaccination (or where applicable a valid exemption) may be required to be evidenced prior to receiving an unconditional job offer.

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.

Induction.
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

Ref: AC0107A

Job Details

Community Mental Health Nurse\/Occupational Therapist

Gillingham, Dorset, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£ 32306.0 - 39027.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
18 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
17 Jul 2022

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