Community Psychiatric Nurse - Band 6

Location Merton
Job type Contract
Salary Up to £27.33 per hour
Contact Deane Garrard
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Are you interested in a new Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN) role?

Sanctuary Health is currently looking for a Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse to work in Merton, within the Adult Assessment Team.

The pay rate for this full-time role is £27.33 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 6-month contract.

Duties:

  • Supervision of junior staff/assist in the successful induction of new staff

  • Assessment/triage mental health needs for adults

  • Signpost service users to other agencies/services and/or discharge to primary care where necessary

  • Manage a caseload of clients with complex needs

  • Work closely with Police, Third Sector Organisations, Children's Services and other statutory organisations e.g. Housing

  • To implement and/or participate in crisis intervention measures with the client/family or in conjunction with other agencies

  • To supervise and monitor the therapeutic effects and side-effects of prescribed medication providing the client with clear advice and information

  • Participate in the admission, discharge and transfer of clients

  • Provide clients and carer's with verbal and written up to date information

Requirements of the Community Psychiatric Nurse:

  • Valid NMC registration under Mental Health

  • Experience of working with people who experience serious on-going mental health problems in a variety of settings

  • A degree or equivalent within Mental Health Nursing (RMN trained)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to manage stress and work under pressure

  • Car driver with valid driving license

  • An understanding of safeguarding procedures

  • Good IT skills

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 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

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This Community Psychiatric Nurse job is advertised by Deane Garrard; 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.