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Community Psychiatric Nurse / Care Coordinator

Band 6

Main area
Croydon Directorate
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
334-CRY-1333219-TRAC
Site
Jeanette Wallace House, 1 Edridge Road, Croydon, CR0 1FE
Town
Croydon
Salary
£32,257 - £41,308 per annum inc
Closing
25/10/2018 23:59

The Croydon Promoting Recovery Teams ( Promoting Recovery East and Promoting Thornton Heath)  are recruiting to a number of exciting vacancies. The ideal candidates would have current NMC registration for Mental Health Nurse.

We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated nurses who have an interest in developing  skills in the various domains of a person's care,  physical Health or Dual Diagnosis, carers' involvement to name a few to join a responsive service that specialises in working with people who live with Psychosis. The team is part of the Psychosis pathway within the Croydon Directorate. 

We aim to offer focused, evidence-based and effective interventions to optimise recovery and promote the well-being of service users. We are looking to find dynamic, creative, forward thinking and hard-working nurses to work within our friendly teams 

You will manage a reasonable caseload of clients with mental health problems and deliver a flexible, responsive and pro-active programme of care and support for the service users and their carers

You will be required to develop and maintain links across a wide variety of statutory and non-statutory organisations and as a care co-ordinator you will work with clients in residential care, medium support settings and in their own accommodation within the Borough and if in hospital to co-ordinate service users admission or discharge with hospital ward teams, providing, good monitoring and develop best clinical practices for clients within the borough of Croydon.

We’ll empower and enable you to gain invaluable experience and transferable skills to ensure you rise to the unique challenges that you will face.

By becoming a Croydon CPN you join some of the world’s leading experts in mental health; understanding the impact of a patient's illness to their lives and the lives of their family, while addressing safeguarding issues as required.

You will also benefit from regular individual supervision and an appraisal; you will have access to a buddy if needed. We are committed to helping to develop the people that come to work with us. We know that the Trust can only be as good as the people who work here and we’ll invest in you to maximise that potential. That’s why we really welcome and value people so highly

The partnership brings together clinical expertise, experience and innovation, aiming to improve quality, use resources most effectively, and deliver best practice consistently.

South London Partnership

The South London Mental Health and Community Partnership (SLP) is a collaboration between Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, and South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust, delivering mental health services to a population of more than three million people. The partnership brings together clinical expertise, experience and innovation, aiming to improve quality, use resources most effectively, and deliver best practice consistently to all patients.

Values

Our values are pivotal - if you can demonstrate that you can uphold the values and ethical practice that is at the heart of all of our organisations, then we will welcome you to join us and will support, train and develop you throughout your nursing and caring journey.

 

London Healthy workplaceNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Uzoma Nwankpa - 0203 228 0329 / Uzoma.Nwankpa@slam.nhs.uk

Hammond Macaulay - 0203 228 3096 / Hammond.macaulay@slam.nhs.uk 

 

 

 

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