Locum Band 6 - Community Mental Health Team

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Locum Band 6 - Community Mental Health Team

  • Location:

    South East London

  • Job type:


  • Job ref:

    120 / 710 / 680

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our clients in South East London are urgently seeking to recruit a Locum Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse to join their Recovery Team.
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm

Job Role
  • Working autonomously within the parameters of the role leading and supporting junior staff and wider care teams to implement the delivery of quality nursing care, contributing to the physical, psychological, social, recreational, and spiritual care in a recovery focused way through therapeutic engagement and activities, and taking steps to address any issues that arise.

  • Leading on and undertaking to ensure that the fundamentals of care are met – nutrition, hydration, hygiene, comfort, emotional and social support

  • Co-Ordinating and evaluating collaborative patient centred care; getting feedback and improving with the multi-disciplinary team (MDT)

  • Provide accurate information about care in an accessible format to patients and their relatives / carers.

  • Liaising and working positively with members of the multi-disciplinary team and partner organisations.

  • Administering, and monitoring the side-effects of medication; monitoring service user compliance

  • Leading and supporting / teaching junior staff on risk assessment and risk management that involves making decisions based on knowledge of the research evidence, knowledge of the individual service user and their social context, knowledge of the service users own experience and clinical judgement.

  • Supporting and supervising junior staff to develop the management of care need through initial data collection.

  • Devising a plan of care and interventions in partnership with service user, carer and MDT. Coordinating junior staff and the wider care team in providing hands on care to service users and evaluating processes off care delivered. This will include: Undertaking 1-1 engagement with service users in an honest, open and non-judgmental way, recognising and valuing service users as individuals, acknowledging the importance of maintaining the service users respect and dignity t all times and ensure that the care provided respects equality and diversity.


If you are interested in his exciting opportunity and would like to find out more, please call Lauren – 07552277905 (new registrants) or Georgia – 07552277896 (existing registrants) or alternatively please e-mail recruitment@westmeriarecruitment.co.uk
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