Our clients in South London are urgently seeking 4 Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurses (CPN) to join their Promoting Recovery Service.
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Will be responsible, under supervision, for the assessment/care co-ordination of a number of cases (25-30) as identified and supervised by the team leader.
To undertake collaborative risk assessments and risk management and crisis plans as appropriate.
To work with service users to identify recovery goals as part of the overall care plan.
To work as an integral part of the MDT in providing a flexible and responsive service where required (this will involve a duty system, assist with the depot clinic).
To provide supervised interventions in evidence based practice where required.
To work within policy, professional and legal frameworks at all times and have a clear understanding of ones Code of Professional Conduct, adult and child protection protocols, Mental Health and Capacity Acts and CPA, and Trust clinical policies.
To effectively work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team and contribute to/implement decisions with regard to service users’ treatment and care.
To develop therapeutic relationships which facilitate collaborative working.
To maintain a high standard of written communications, recording appropriate events and observations in accordance with Trust policies and Code of Professional Conduct.
To maintain confidentiality of information in accordance with Trust policies and professional Code of Conduct.
Maintain appropriate, up to date, written and electronic records and activity data in accordance with Professional and Trusts standards.
Excellent Assessment Skills
Experience of Home Treatment or Psychiatric Triage
Good organisational skills
Good computer skills
Experience of working with people who have Psychosis
Experience of working in a busy Community Mental Health Team
Ability to commute by car