Our clients in Camden and Islington are urgently seeking to recruit a
Locum Band 6 CPN to join their Mental Health Crisis Assessment Service (MHCAS).
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm with alternative weekends
To have significant experience and confidence in working with individuals in acute or emergency mental health crisis.
To have robust assessment and treatment skills (bio-psychosocial knowledge, family/social network skills)
To be an advocate for he patient journey and think about alternatives aside from in-patient psychiatric admission.
Be able to work as part of a team when in MHCAS.
They may be able to work as a solo navigator when in A&E, triaging patients quickly and efficiently.
Be able to work with Psychiatrists within the general hospital medical wards supporting patients who need mental health input.
An ability to be flexible and be able to rotate through the various service areas is key.