Locum Band 6 CPN x3 - Mental Health Crisis Assessment Service (MHCAS)

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Locum Band 6 CPN x3 - Mental Health Crisis Assessment Service (MHCAS)

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    Lauren Donnellan

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    01322 282470

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

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​​Our clients in Camden and Islington are urgently seeking to recruit 3 Locum Band 6 CPN's to join their Mental Health Crisis Assessment Service (MHCAS).
Shift Pattern: 37.5 hours consisting of Long days 08.00am to 21.00 or nights 20.30 to 08.15am.
Job Description
  • 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.

​​If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and would like to find out more, please call Lauren - 07552277905 (New Registrants) or Georgia 07552277896 (Existing Registrants) or alternatively please email Recruitment@westmeriarecruitment.co.uk.
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