Community Senior Practitioner (CPN) - Band 6 - CMHT

Location Harrogate
Job type Contract
Salary £25.00 - £25.23 per hour
Contact Alex West
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Sanctuary Health are currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse to work full-time as a Community Senior Practitioner in an Adults Integrated Community Mental Health Team based in Harrogate. The ideal candidates will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Mental Health Nursing and be registered with the NMC.

The pay rates for this locum Community Senior Practitioner job is £25 - £25.23 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.


  • Improve the lives of people with mental ill health by minimising the impact of their condition through the delivery of excellent services to promote recovery and well-being.

  • Be compassionate in meeting the needs of patients and their carers.

  • Work as part of a community team which may be integrated, working collaboratively and in partnership with local authority services.

  • Be professionally accountable and responsible for patient care, undertaking a range of clinical/therapeutic interventions in patients' homes and other community settings.

  • Act as lead professional or care co-ordinator as appropriate.

  • Promote social inclusion, community access and participation through the provision of patient care.

  • Facilitate others in the team to develop competence by providing leadership, day to day supervision, clinical advice and clinical supervision to registered healthcare professionals as appropriate, associate practitioners, community support workers and students.

  • Be committed to and take a lead role in activities integral to the Trust's Quality Improvement System.

  • Promote at all times a positive image of people with mental ill health.

  • Promote at all times a positive image of the Adult Mental Health Service and the wider Trust.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Clinical Responsibilities, Patient Contact.

  • Promotes and maintains safety, privacy and dignity of all patients in the delivery of patient centred care, recognising and respecting differences including spiritual and cultural beliefs.

  • Takes steps to obtain patient consent to care and treatment in accordance with the Mental Capacity Act, ensuring that patients who lack mental capacity remain at the centre of decision-making and are fully safeguarded.

  • Acts, wherever applicable, in accordance with the Mental Health Act and associated policies and procedures.

Requirements of the Community Senior Practitioner:

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

  • NMC registration and a valid live pin

  • Recent UK Mental Health Nursing experience


This Community Senior Practitioner 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.