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Registered Mental Health Nurse

  • Job reference: CSH410
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are currently looking to recruit a Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse to work for the NHS within an NHS Rapid Assessment Service in the Greater Manchester area. The post is full-time Monday - Sunday (37.5) for duration of 2 months with the possibility of extension. The service provides 24 hour care so there may be a possibility of working weekends and/or night shifts but initially the requirement would be earlies: 07:30 -17:30 and 14:00 - 00:00. The position is Band 6 paying £22-£26p/hr (Ltd) depending on previous experience and relevant shift worked.

On a day to day basis the rapid assessment interface and discharge (RAID) aims to:
*Provide appropriate and timely mental health assessments to patients in A&E
*Coordinate packages of care
*Reduce A&E attendances and/or re-admissions
*Deliver interventions to people suffering with Mental Health problems
*Provide expert clinical support and education to acute staff on caring for people with dementia.

*The team will also ensure patients are safely discharged from A&E and referred onto suitable mental health services, including follow-up clinic appointments or home visits with community mental health teams.
*The successful candidate must work effectively as part of a MDT (Multi-Disciplinary Team) and liaise with other mental healthcare professionals.
*The successful candidate must be a Registered Mental Health Nurse who is currently registered with the NMC.
*A minimum of 6 months NHS post-qualification experience is essential especially within relevant Mental Health Teams.

Please note: If you have any friends, family or colleagues looking for work in the field, don't forget we do offer a £250 referral bonus for any new candidates placed into work on the completion of their contract.

If you're interested in this role or any other positions contact Carly Harrison at Service Care Solutions (01772) 208963