Pulse Nursing is currently supporting the community teams of an NHS Trust based in the Barnet area that is looking for Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurses (CPN).
The trust provides a diverse range of services for patients in the community, supporting adults who are experiencing both acute and long-term psychological conditions.
This position for Band 6 CPN Mental Health Nurses is temporary full-time (37.5 p/w) vacancy and access to transport is an important aspect of these roles.
Role Responsibilities for CPN:
- To provide effective care and specialist advice for older people with mental health needs and their carers, in order to support their wellbeing and recovery.
- To liaise with other agencies in planning and assessing programmes of care
- Provide formal, on-going clinical supervision and caseload management supervision to junior and less experienced community mental health staff, as directed.
- To undertake duties designed to extend clinical and managerial expertise as delegated by the manager when required. This will include deputising in the absence of the Senior Practitioner.
- Carry overall responsibility for the management of a caseload, acting as a care co-ordinator, as defined by the Care Programme Approach (CPA).
- Deliver effective care and treatment that is carried out within a multidisciplinary framework and in collaboration with other agencies.
- Involve service users and their carers in planning care that includes all of their individual and diverse needs.
- Design individual programmes of care collaboratively with patients to maximize self-management and social inclusion and reflect their own goals and aspirations. Review and adjust plans according to changing service user needs.
- Provide evidence based therapeutic interventions using developed interpersonal skills such as CBT or psycho-education.
- Provide service users and their carers with clear and intelligible information which will assist them in making informed decisions about their treatment and care.
- Administer medication, monitor for effects and side-effects, in accordance with NMC Standards and Trust policies.
- Facilitate vocational rehabilitation and those aspects of mental health recovery concerning occupation.
- Maintain clear, comprehensive and contemporaneous clinical records on all patients in response to personally generated clinical observations, in accordance with professional standards and Trust policies.
- Prepare and present clinical reports as required.
What does Pulse offer?
We are able to offer a wealth of benefits and conveniences to all our staff.
We can offer a fast recruitment process with both online and face to face recruitment options available to you. We also have a dedicated re-validation system to assist you when your time is due.
Along with this we offer competitive rates and dedicated consultants, we also have an app – Ipoint, which allows you to book and update your availability on the move.
Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.