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Community Psychiatric Nurse

  • Job reference: EL146
  • Location: North East London, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Older Adults
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Job description: We are looking for Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurses (CPN) for a fantastic opportunity to join a specialist Older Adults Mental Health service based in Leytonstone within the NHS.

Applicant must be a car driver as you will need to travel around the community.

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred*

Temporary pay rate: £24ph

Hours and length of contract:
*Full time 35 hours per week
*Monday to Friday
*The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP with an initial 3 month contract length.

Daily Duties:
The service is a single point of access for people aged 65 and over with serious and/or enduring mental health problems as well as to people aged over 18 with complex cognitive disorders.
The service provides treatment for service users with issues such as: depression, anxiety and schizophrenia through therapies such as:
*Cognitive stimulation therapy
*Rehabilitation programmes
*Cognitive behavioural therapy
*Talking therapies
*Medication management

You will carry a caseload of older adults with cognitive motor interference (CMI) assess their symptoms and the level of risk and provide a high quality treatment plan. The role will involve working as part of the MDT, care coordination and providing safeguarding support to clients and carers

Person specification:
The applicant must be DBS cleared and have previous experience in the field.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to emma.leck@servicecare.org.uk