London, Greater London, England
- £ 24214 - 30112 Per year
- Full time
- Job level
- Qualified (non-manager)
- 13 Aug 2019
- 12 Sep 2019
We are here to care for people with mental and physical illness, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives. We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in the country.
We provide care and treatment for children, adults and older people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, delivering services in the community (at home, in GP surgeries, care homes), hospital, specialist clinics and forensic (secure) units.
Our physical healthcare services include intermediate care services in Hammersmith & Fulham as part of the Community Independence Service partnership.
Our national, specialist and forensic services include:
- Medium secure services on the St Bernard's Hospital site in Ealing
- Services for people with complex and severe personality disorder at the Cassel Hospital in Richmond
- High secure services at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire
Our 3400 staff are dedicated to improving lives, working with patients, service users, carers, families and partners across the communities we serve.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Band 5 Community Psychiatric Nurse as part of an integrated Community Recovery Team, working alongside colleagues from the London Borough of Ealing. The team supports adults of all ages with severe and enduring mental health needs using the Recovery model, working within pathways with clear outcomes for clients.
You will have a defined caseload, supporting people with mental health needs and ensuring any physical health needs are met. You will have experience of assessing health needs and risk as well as completing care plans and risk assessment. You will develop plans with clear aims and achievable objectives. You will support people within the Care Programme Approach where appropriate.
You will have a good knowledge of the Mental Health Act, the Mental Capacity Act and the Care Act with some understanding of how these apply in practice. You will have a good knowledge of safeguarding.
You will undertake routine clinical activity as part of the nursing team.
You will apply the Trust values of:
in your work, as well as maintaining your professional values and standards.
If successful you will receive, if newly qualified, a full preceptorship package; you will be offered supervision and appraisal to support your professional development. The Trust offers a wide range of training opportunities to support your professional goals.
The Trust is proud of our current Good rating from the CQC and has plans to further develop community services in Ealing; the successful candidate will have the opportunity for career development within West London Trust.
For further information or to arrange an informal visit please call William Bailhache (Team Manager) or Craig Ballantyne (Lead Nurse) on Apply.
Interview date: 21 August 2019.
West London NHS Trust provides physical and mental health care to people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, and Hounslow. Our services include community-based integrated care for people with long-term conditions, public health programmes for children and adults, smoking cessation and a full range of mental healthcare in the community, in hospital and secure settings in west London and at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire.
We positively welcome applications from people who represent diverse communities and those with a lived experience of either mental health conditions or learning disabilities.
West London NHS Trust is committed to eliminating discrimination for all groups and achieving equality of opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief and sexuality. We aim to create a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve at all levels of seniority within the Trust. We are therefore particularly interested in receiving applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds.
We reserve the right to close adverts prior to the closing date stated should we receive a high volume of applications.
We will be requesting references. Please ensure you include email addresses and contact numbers for your referees which MUST be at supervisory or managerial capacity covering the last 3 years of employment to dat
This job was posted to Ward nurse in London, Greater London, England
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