Community Psychiatric Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Behavioural and Developmental Psychiatry
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
334-BAD-1018858-TRAC
Site
Lambeth Hospital, 108 Landor Road, London SW9 9NU
Town
London
Salary
£31,878 - £42,046 pa inc
Closing
24/04/2018 23:59

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and skilled Community Psychiatric Nurse to join our Forensic team. You will be based within a multi-disciplinary Community Mental Health Team and will hold an allocated caseload of service users with mental illness, forensic histories with complex social care needs.

Your primary role will be to undertake CPA Care Co-ordination and providing ongoing risk /assessment, planning, co-ordination and evaluation of care. You will have expertise in crisis and risk management, together with good communication skills.

You would be working in a highly-motivated community multi-disciplinary team. There will be opportunities and support for continuing professional development and to actively participate in quality innovations, research and audit.

We employ around 4,800 people across South London and other sites in the UK. It is a diverse team of talented individuals, spanning a wide range of specialities and benefiting from many world-leading healthcare experts. We deliver more than 14,000 training experiences each year for our staff, providing an extensive range of learning opportunities. Staff can benefit from exceptional professional development opportunities and we will work with you to build your career in mental health. In addition, our working relationship with King's Health Partners allows those working at the Trust to get involved in academic research.

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. In short, if you’ve got what it takes we’d be delighted for you to come and work with us.

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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

Eddie Millin – eddie.millin@slam.nhs.uk / 02032287140

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