Community Mental Health Nurse (CPN) - Band 6

Location Runcorn
Job type Contract
Salary £25 - 41 per hour
Contact Alex West
Call Alex
Reference 170066

Sanctuary Personnel, an award-winning and renowned Recruitment Agency is looking for a Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse (CPN) to work based in Runcorn, within the Liaison & Diversion Service as a Senior Nurse Practitioner.

Travel between sites required, unable to support home working.

Shift Pattern:

  • 08:00 am – 18:00 pm or 08:00 am – 16:00 pm & 14:00 pm – 22:00 pm
  • Monday - Sunday service

Pay Rates:

  • Monday - Friday £25.00 - £26.00
  • Saturdays/Nights £33.00
  • Sundays/Bank Holidays £41.00


  • Working as a senior practitioner in Runcorn Police Custody Suite or Warrington Combined Magistrates Court
  • Offering timely assessments, in a variety of settings to those in contact with the criminal justice system and liaison with criminal justice agencies to support diversion from such matters if applicable
  • A mix of team and autonomous working
  • Multi-agency working is also a key feature

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)
  • Excellent communication, assessment, risk assessment and organisational skills are essential to the role
  • Delegation skills are an important part of the role also
  • IT skills are essential
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system is desirable but not essential as training will be undertaken with colleagues

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • 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 Community Mental Health Nurse job is advertised by Alex West; 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.