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Community Psychiatric Nurse

  • Job reference: EL160
  • Location: Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: 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 Mental Health service based in Basildon within the NHS.

Applicant must be a car driver as you will be out in 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: £25ph

Hours and length of contract:
*22 hours per week
*Flexible on days but must include a Wednesday Or a Friday
*The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP with an initial 3 month contract length.

Daily Duties:
You will work within the First Response Team to provide a wide range of high-quality community care services to enable service users to lead as independent a life as possible.

The service treats people 14 days following a referral from their GP as well as within 1 day for urgent cases and the team is responsible for the service user's care for up to six months dependant on the rate of recovery.

You will participate in the initial assessment and selection of potential clients and formulate care plans to manage and minimise risk. You will provide advice and information to service users, their carers and their families in order to alleviate distress and work in partnership, as far as possible, with all the available support systems.

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