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Community Psychiatric Nurse

  • Job reference: DCCPNASH1120
  • Location: Ashbourne, Derbyshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: If you have previous experience in a community mental health team or are looking to build upon some transferable experience, this may be the role for you.
£150 sign up bonus available for any Nurse working with our agency for the first time and £250 referral bonus!

Service Care Solutions is looking for a Band 6 Community psychiatric Nurse for a CMHT in Ashbourne, Derbyshire Dales. The role will be for an period of 2-3 Months with a view to extend.

Hours of work:
37.5 hours over 5 days per week, Monday-Friday, 09:00-17:00

-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.

Person Specification:
-Must be a Registered Mental Health Nurse who is currently registered with the NMC.
-Proven experience working in Community Mental Health in areas such as CMHT, Assertive Outreach, Early Intervention, Crisis Resolution, Primary Care etc.
-Must have a car available for work and be willing to travel within the community as part of the role.
-Must be an effective and responsible lone worker, capable of organising own workload.

Skills / qualifications:
-Hold a degree or diploma in Mental Health Nursing
-Must be currently registered with the NMC
-Car driver