Band 6 Community Nurse - Community Interventions Pathway Team

Job Ref: mids-tel-interven
Occupation: Nurses
Specialty: Mental Health
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 10 November 2022
  • Telford, Shropshire, UK Telford Shropshire GBR TF3 4NF
  • Specialist Mental Health
  • £18 - £42 per Hour
  • HOUR
  • Band 6
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Trust: Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust

Location: Hall Court, Fuller House, Telford

Role: Band 6 Community Nurse

The Community Interventions Pathway team based at Hall Court, Fuller House, Telford, are looking for a Band 6 Community Nurse to support the team.

* Band 6 Community Nurse
* Based at Hall Court, Fuller House, Telford
* See Job Description attached.
* Full time: 09:00 - 17:00
* Start ASAP for 12 weeks
* Not remote working

RESPONSIBLE FOR:

1. Working in an identified adult community mental health pathway, with the flexibility of working across pathways, dependent on skill and service need.
2. Delivering a high quality clinical service to patients and their families.
3. Care coordination of an identified caseload with access to regular and robust supervision.
4. Delivering nursing interventions, in accordance with an agreed care plan, to an identified group of people experiencing mental health related difficulties.

JOB PURPOSE:

The post holder is responsible for the assessment of care needs and contributing to; the formulation of the person's needs and the development of a relevant plan based upon the person's negotiated goals and relevant evidence based interventions. The post holder, in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team, will provide nursing interventions to support the person to meet their agreed goals and coordinate and/ or participate in the review of progress towards those goals, utilising recommended outcome measures, involving the service user and any identified carer throughout the clinical pathway.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Main duties and responsibilities

* Take responsibility, with supervision of the Band 6 Nurse, 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, 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.
* Support in the provision of formal and informal training of pre/post registration students, staff members, carers and service users.
* 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 ward/department (as set by the responsible nurse) 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 and professional guidelines.
* Maintain an up-to-date level of professional competence within the specific environment.
* Assist in the implementation of evidence-based nursing 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

08/12/2022 16:57:00
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