Locum Band 6 - Recovery and Support Service

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Locum Band 6 - Recovery and Support Service

  • Location:

    South West London

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  • Contact:

    Lauren Donnellan

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01322 282470

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:


​​​Our clients in South West London are urgently seeking to recruit a Locum Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse to join their Recovery and Support Service.
Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
Job Summary
  • ​Working autonomously within the parameters of the role leading and supporting junior staff and wider care team 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 activities 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 plans with the multi-disciplinary team (MDT).
  • Providing 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. Safety; safe custody of medicines, sharps, clinical equipment, report all incidents following trust policy.
  • Supporting and supervising junior staff to develop the management of care needs through: Initial data collection
  • Monitoring of individual service user / patient progress , Feedback and discussion, Producing reports and in-care reviews, 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 of care delivered.
  • Escorting service users, as required, in line with Trust policies.
  • Advocating for service users’ needs and rights within Trust policy. Encouraging and empowering service users to have an optimum level of responsibility for their individual programme of care. Knowledge and Frameworks:
​​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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