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Mental Health Nurse

  • Job reference: EL003
  • Location: Harlow, Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults, Older Adults
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Job description: An NHS Mental Health Liaison Service are looking for experienced Band 6 Mental Health Nurses (RMN) to work 3 long days per week.

Applicant must drive and have access to a car.

*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:
Standard Days: £26ph
Nights & Saturdays: £31ph
Sunday & Bank Holidays: £36ph

Hours and length of contract:
*The service operates 7 days per week, Monday to Sunday
oShift times are 08.00 - 20.00
o3 long days required
*The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP with an initial 3 month contract length.

Daily Duties:
You will work as part of the Liaison Service to assess and advise on management of patients presenting with mental health difficulties.

These service users are both working age and older adults and have been either admitted to hospital wards or are referred from the Accident and Emergency department.

Service users are suffering from a range of mental health issues such as depression, post-traumatic stress, anxiety, psychosis, self-harm and eating disorders and are finding it difficult to cope with day-to-day living.

You will be given a caseload and be expected to assess their needs and formulate care plans to manage and minimise risk. You will also be expected to evaluate and review care packages and supervise and manage lower banded staff.

You will be expected to work within the Multi-Disciplinary team and therefore team working skills are essential.

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