Community Mental Health Nurse (CPN) - Band 6

Location Merton
Job type Contract
Salary £26.49 - 26.49 per hour
Contact Andrew Cleeve
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Reference 166461

Sanctuary Personnel, a committed and competitive recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse (CPN) to work based in Merton, within the Uplift Primary Care Recovery Team.

The pay rate for this locum role is £26.49 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 1-month contract.

Main Duties:

  • Assessment/triage mental health needs for adults across the borough of Merton for the Primary Care Mental Health elements of Merton Uplift.
  • To signpost service users to other agencies/services and/or discharge to primary care where necessary
  • To manager a caseload of clients with complex needs, using evidence based/client-centred principles to assess, direct treatment and discharge plans
  • The post holder is expected to utilise community resources, working closely with other elements within Merton Uplift and Secondary services
  • The post holder will ensure user and carer involvement in all aspects of service delivery
  • The post holder will be expected to promote, by example and leadership, a high standard of patient care
  • The post holder will communicate and collaborate effectively with all agencies and agents involved in supporting adults with mild to severe mental health needs

Requirements of the Community Mental Health Nurse:

  • Valid NMC registration under Mental Health.
  • Previous experience working as a CPN.
  • A degree or equivalent within Mental Health Nursing (RMN trained).
  • Demonstrable experience of working with people who experience serious ongoing mental health problems in a variety of settings.
  • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Experience of assessing and managing crisis with those with a severe mental illness.
  • Experience of providing thorough baseline mental health assessments and case formulation based on these.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Clear understanding of the Mental Health Act, The Children’s Act and National Policy.

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Daily payroll
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive mental health nursing knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support
  • In house payroll system
  • Revalidation
  • Industry leading shift booking system
  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel Islands


This Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse job is advertised by Andrew Cleeve; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.