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Community Pscyhiatric Nurse

Job Description

Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse
West London NHS Trust
Older People's Mental Health Services (OPMHS)
Cognitive Impairment and Dementia Services, Ealing (HCIDS)
Elm Lodge memory Clinic, 4A Marley Cl, Greenford UB6 9UG
Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00 (3 Months+)

The Older People's Mental Health Service (OPMHS) is a supportive, caring, integrated service where staff work together closely to support our patients and their families. We have strong links with medical teams, Allied Health Professionals, Carers and the local community.

We are looking for the right candidate to provide specialist assessments, reviews and nursing interventions to patients accessing CIDS. The post holder will demonstrate an understanding of clinical interventions relevant to the care group, to include; education, care plans, risk management and discharge planning, working closely with families/carers and partner agencies to facilitate this.

To ensure the successful implementation and roll out of care for patients living with dementia the post holder will demonstrate an understanding of clinical assessments and interventions relevant to dementia care. The post holder will assess, plan and implement care, and provide specialist nursing advice and carry out specialist nursing procedures.

Main duties of the job

To Manage a Case Load. To undertake assessments of individuals and their families in the designated care group with complex health presentations, including those service users presenting with higher levels of risk.
They will work alongside the service user to develop their care plan along the recovery principles.
To offer specialist nursing assessment and advice where required.
To assess and manage on going risks as identified during the assessment, ensuring that this is done in collaboration with the service user and carers. To regularly review risk factors and make changes to the management of them as necessary.
To contribute to the maintenance and development of the Trust nursing strategy.
To ensure that clinical practice is evidence based and consistent with relevant NICE guidelines and Trust policies and procedures.
To provide supervision of junior staff and trainees where appropriate (mentorship and preceptor ship qualifications).
To act within the NMC Code of Conduct at all times.

We also offer a £250 bonus for starting this contract this will be paid out to you after 150 hours completed (4 Weeks)
f you know anyone who may be interested in the position we can also offer a £250 referral fee

If this role is of interest, please just respond to this advert with an up to date copy of your CV or call Jake on 01772 208963.