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Community Psychiatric Nurse

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are looking for a Band 6 CPN for a vacancy based in the County South Early Interventions Team in Derby. The role is a full time, long-term NHS locum contract. If you are looking for a new contract and are available for work, please do get in touch.

  • County South Early Interventions Team
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Mon-Fri 0900-1700
  • Weekday rate - £26p/h

The role has been described as follows:
Derbyshire Early Intervention in Psychosis Service was set up specifically to work with people aged between 14-64 who experience psychosis for the first time

· To carry a community case load of mental health patients, working across clinics and patients' homes in providing high quality care.
· To perform general and risk assessments in diagnosing and treating complex mental health issues.
· To administer medications and perform depot injections as part of the treatment of patients.
· To work effectively as part of a MDT (Multi Disciplinary Team) and liaise with other mental healthcare professionals

The following skills have been specified

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • The role is community based, so a car is essential
  • Good IT skills are necessary as some assessments are done on Teams or virtually
  • All staff must have experience of a broad range of MH conditions and have the ability to care co-ordinate
  • There is an assessment and treatment function in the role
  • Nursing staff are also required to hold a small case load of patients who receive depots and be able to carry out physical health checks

Benefits of working with Service Care Solutions:

  • 4 payroll runs per week
  • All your compliance fully paid for
  • Single point of contact
  • £150 sign up bonus for new registrants
  • £250 referral bonus

If you are interested in applying for any of the above roles, please respond to this email with your CV, or give Tom Lockwood a call, on 01772208963.