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.
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:
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
An industry-leading shift booking system
Nationwide coverage including the Channel islands
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.