Community Mental Health Nurse - Focused Support Team

Location Lambeth
Job type Contract
Salary £24.26 - 27.00 per hour
Contact Andrew Cleeve
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Reference HQ00119597

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has locum role for a Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse (CPN) to work full-time in a Focused Support Team based in Lambeth.

The pay rate for this locum Community Mental Health Nurse job is £24.26 - £27 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Main duties:

  • Assess the physical and mental well-being needs, plan, implement, evaluate and monitor care in collaboration with the service user, carers, and other members of the multidisciplinary team.

  • Implement care that meets the mental, physical, spiritual, psychological and social needs of the service user, and that is sensitive to age, culture, race, gender, ethnicity, social class, sexuality and disability.

  • Administer medication and have the knowledge of contraindications (both physical and mentally) and side effects, and relating accurate information to service users in a format they are able to understand.

  • Ensure appropriate and up to date Risk assessments and care plans are available for service users attending the clinic.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the distress caused by social and personal consequences of mental illness for service users and their carers'.

  • Actively encourage service users to work towards self-determination and freedom of choice within legal, ethical and professional constraints.

  • Work within policy, professional and legal frameworks at all times. This requires knowledge of NMC Code of Professional Conduct, risk assessment and child protection protocols, Mental Health Act, CPA, and Trust clinical policies.

  • Ensure accurate entry of information on the e-PJS and to maintain a high standard of written communication, recording appropriate events and observations in accordance with Trust policies and the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.

  • Actively promote relationships with colleagues that support open communication and collaborative working, taking personal responsibility for one's contribution to the process of MDT working.

Requirements of the Community Mental Health Nurse:

  • Degree or equivalent within Mental Health Nursing (RMN trained)

  • NMC registration and a valid live pin

  • Recent UK Mental Health Nursing experience

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

  • An industry-leading shift booking system

  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel islands

This 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.