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Mental Health Nurse / CPN posted by Personified

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Full Time
Bedfordshire
£25,424.70 - £39,029 / year

Job Description

You will work within the principles of the agreed model of care for the service as laid down in the operational policy; to address the needs of individuals and their carers in early stages of psychosis within a recovery based approach. This will involve the assessment planning, implementation and evaluation of the care provided in line with currently identified best practice.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Continually delivering and maintaining high standards for a defined caseload as agreed with Line Manager
  • Leadership, supervision and support to junior staff  ensuring national targets and standards are achieved
  • Building trust and developing relationships to ensure service user involvement
  • Demonstrating a professional manner in all work carried out
  • Maintaining accurate and timely records
  • Ensuring equality and diversity values underpin the day-to-day working of the practice area.
  • Continuous professional development

Experience required:

  • Appropriate post registration experience at qualified practitioner level within Mental Health in the community, including experience of working with first episode psychosis.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills with the ability to tailor the message to a variety of audiences
  • Good Report Writing skills
  • Experience of ensuring that the values including Care, Compassion, Competence, communication, Courage and Commitment are adhered to daily, and any matters of concern are raised with the relevant Line Manager or through the necessary processes within the Trust.

Skills and attributes:

  • Registered with a professional clinical body (e.g. NMC)
  • Understanding of current NHS/Social Care policies/practices relating to Mental Health and Services for people with a Learning Disability
  • An understanding of the principles of early intervention in psychosis
  • Knowledge/ skills of Health promotion and psychoeducation both in clinical practice and delivering professionally to other agencies
  • Understanding of CPA, Recovery approach and the principles of engagement with the seriously mentally ill.

Personified is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference Number

ELFT 1

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