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Community Psychiatric Nurse

Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, England
TS18 4NE
£ 30401 - 37267 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
12 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019

Job Description

We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.
We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.
We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal's Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.

This post is being advertised to address a temporary need of 9 months however the Trust has made the commitment to offer the successful applicant a permanent contract with the Trust. In the event that the need for this post ends, a suitable alternative post will be offered. Applicants should be aware that alternatives may require some flexibility on role and/or location.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a key role within the Mental Health Services for Older Persons (MHSOP) Stockton-On-Tees Community Team.
The successful candidate will be a forward thinking innovative person with excellent communication skills. They will be expected to directly contribute to the supervision and learning of other registered professionals, support workers and students, and be confident in coaching and developing others to achieve their full potential.
There are varied opportunities for training and development, with clinical professional development needs being identified and monitored through appraisal.
The successful applicant will predominantly work with Organic community patients. They will be enthusiastic, flexible, reliable, and have good interpersonal and organisational skills. They will be dedicated to professional and service development. They will have experience in MHSOP with the ability to share this knowledge with others. Communication is a key element of this role and skills in this area will be well developed with experience in communicating with a range of professionals. The focus will be on the needs of the patients and with a willingness to advocate on their behalf.
This is a challenging role requiring an exceptional candidate; in return the Trust provides excellent training, supervision and coaching opportunities and has a strong focus on talent management.
Basic IT knowledge and skills are essential.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Matthew Ford-Huggins
Team Manager

Ref: TSM3019

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