Locum Band 6 x2 CPN - Assertive Outreach Team

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Locum Band 6 x2 CPN - Assertive Outreach Team

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    Lauren Donnellan

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    01322 478051

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    21 days ago

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​​​​Our clients in Essex are urgently seeking to recruit 2 x Locum Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurses to join their Assertive Outreach Team.
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
Job Description
To act as the named care co-ordinator and manage the coordination of care needs, planning and implementation of evidence based care to a defined group of service users and their carers, within a defined catchment area/locality. To provide professional advice and support to other agencies and members of the multidisciplinary team, and act up for Team Lead in their absence as appropriate. To act as a role model and resource for junior/less experienced staff.
The post holder will work under the overall supervision of the Team Leader but is required to undertake the duties of the post without direct supervision. The post holder carries responsibility for the assessment and advising on the management of patients presenting to the Community Assertive Outreach Team.
The post holder will:-
  • Provide supervision to junior staff.
  • Will act as an independent practitioner within a defined community setting, while liaising with other professionals as necessary.
  • Will manage a defined caseload and provide supervision to others as appropriate.
  • Will be responsible for the assessment planning implementation and evaluation of nursing care within agreed parameters, and have a working knowledge of local, national policies and legislation, which govern current service provision and audit.
  • Will be responsible for ensuring effective communication pathways exist.
  • Will be responsible for ensuring the promotion of equality diversity and rights in accordance with good practice and legislation.
  • Will be responsible for contributing to the training needs necessary in providing quality evidence based care as appropriate.
​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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