Band 6 MH Community Nurse - IMHT Horninglow Clinic

Job Ref: mids-com-horning
Occupation: Nurses
Specialty: Mental Health
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 10 November 2022
  • Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire, UK Burton-On-Trent Staffordshire GBR DE13 0TF
  • Specialist Mental Health
  • £18 - £42 per Hour
  • HOUR
  • Band 6
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Trust: Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust

Location: Horninglow Clinic, Burton on Trent

Role: Band 6 Community Nurse, IMHT (Integrated Mental Health Team)

The integrated Mental Health team for Horninglow Clinic, Burton on Trent are looking for an experienced mental health nurse who has a keen interest in working in a multi-disciplinary setting with patients experiencing mental health difficulties using a range approaches. The successful applicant will be motivated to provide high quality care to our patients. The candidate will need to have a drive and determination in regards to their own personal development, whilst using their own creative and innovative ideas to support the continuous development of this exciting team.

* Band 6 MH nurse
* Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm (part time would be considered as well as flexibility over start and finish times)
* Car driver essential
* Start ASAP
* 12 weeks initially
* Mileage paid at 40p per mile

RESPONSIBLE FOR:
* Working in an identified adult community mental health pathway, with the flexibility of working across pathways, dependent on skill and service need.

* Delivering a high quality clinical service to service users and their families.

* Managing a complex caseload and responsible for clinical and caseload supervision of other team members where identified.

* Operating as care coordinator for a defined case load of service users.

* Delivering therapeutic interventions, in accordance with an agreed care plan, to an identified group of people experiencing mental health related difficulties.

JOB PURPOSE

The post holder will be responsible for working in an identified adult community mental health pathway, with the flexibility of working across pathways, dependent on skill and service need. They will be responsible for care coordination of an identified caseload.

The post holder will be responsible for undertaking clinical assessments, in accordance with the clinical pathway, in order to establish the person's needs, goals, risks and strengths in order to generate a formulation based care plan agreed with all involved. They will be responsible for delivering therapeutic interventions, in accordance with an agreed care plan, to an identified group of people experiencing mental health related difficulties.

The post holder will also be expected to be available for consultation, support and clinical supervision to other health professionals working within the Community Mental Health Pathway Service and other areas of the Trust where identified as appropriate.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Main duties and responsibilities

* Take responsibility for the management of a complex caseload, which includes, specialist assessment (within service specification), care planning in conjunction with service user and carer, evaluation of individual treatment plans (Care Programme Approach and Single Assessment Process).

* Responsible for participating in the setting of quality standards, including the auditing, monitoring and reviewing of practice in line with current clinical guidance practice and policy.

* Administer medication if appropriate to the role, complying with relevant Trust procedures and NMC Guidance.

* Assess patient's individual care needs, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care.

* Deliver a range of interventions in accordance with the agreed plan of care and Pathway guidance including; pharmacological and psychologically informed interventions.

* Complete and contribute, where appropriate to robust risk assessments and risk management plans. Deliver and promote positive risk taking, where appropriate, to improve quality of life and maximise occupational performance/independence.

* Maintain an effective reporting system by observing and reporting verbally and in writing on patient conditions.

* Utilise agreed outcome measures to review the effectiveness of interventions, as part of the care planning and evaluation process.

* Participate in the development of the service to ensure clinical governance processes are actively implemented at team level.

* Assist in ensuring that the aims and objectives of the pathway are fulfilled and to identify factors which may inhibit these from being achieved.

* The post holder will be required to work within the NMC code of practice (Nursing) or HCPC code of practice (Occupational Therapist) and professional guidelines.
* Maintain an up-to-date level of professional competence within the specific environment.

* Assist in the implementation of evidence-based practice and participate in research and other projects as required.

If you require additional information please contact Jamie.Redpath@medacs.com or call 01785 256434 opt.1 opt. 3

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